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hope is the human condition that pushes us to attain the socially and culturally produced ideals of
happiness, by giving us the will to persevere and continue our pursuit towards it. The purpose of this
essay is to argue that the interaction between culture and emotion, specifically the socially and
culturally produced notion of happiness and the emotion of hope, is a social fact. This would be
dubbed as the process of hoping for happiness. To illustrate the interaction between hope and
happiness, the essay will firstly discuss what happiness and hope is, before linking the two concepts
through theory and an example. I would also assess the process and the implication that
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Assignment 3: Marketing – The Ethics of
Emotion from a Can
Business Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility -
Dwight Linton - TXXXXXXX
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Read Ethics in Action 8.1, “Marketing—The ethics of emotions from a can,” and answer the Think
Theory question on page 349.
Assignment 3 Question:
• In the light of the normative ethical theories discussed in Chapter 3, how can we evaluate the
use of the neuroscience-based marketing techniques discussed above?
Normative ethical theories principal purpose is to articulate and advocate an ethical code, i.e., to
provide justifiable and reliable principles to determine what is moral, and immoral
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The old man, is not given a name nor a proper physical description by the writer perhaps to rouse the reader's emotions by letting him think of the grandfather as a universal figure. This may be an important factor in the short story as older generations can relate to the feelings of the grandfather and younger generations to the feelings of the granddaughter.Though he is old, the grandfather is very active in that he keeps birds and trains homing pigeons.In the beginning of the story, when the old man is attending to 'his favourite, a homing pigeon', his feelings are very serene and content. But once the granddaughter enters, his feelings make a drastic change. He at once becomes irritated
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Chuva’s planning for the Giver- Novel is better
· The movie moves too quickly, speeding through explanations and experiences where the book lingers.
· The Community is hastily shown to us, whereas the book spends long chapters introducing us to their society, only slowly revealing how ominous their rules truly are.
· The movie lacks a cohesive logic. In the book, Jonas and the Giver are the only two people capable of deep emotion. The actions and apathy of the other characters are seen as tragic and maddening, but we understand that without memories and emotions, they cannot help themselves. They are little more than robots.
· In the film, however, characters act on emotion when they
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those not already on the bandwagon to join those already on the road to certain victory.
- Appeal to emotion
- Demonizing the enemy
- The goal of this image is to manipulate people into involving themselves in the war or else this
“Brute” (Germany) is going to destroy America
- The artist created this image to make germany look like this big scary deranged ape holding a
→ Join the crowd
→ Appeal to emotion (guilt)
- Is saying that everyone else is helping so why can’t you. It is also guilting the view as it shows
that the task will not be accomplished unless they step in to help.
- Appeal to emotion (guilt)
- It appeals to the readers guilt, because the
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Romeo and Juliet – love or infatuation?
The question of whether the emotion between Romeo and Juliet is one of true love or childish infatuation, is a difficult one to answer as their "violent delights has violent ends" in only three days. I conclude, however, that there is not a question that their ‘violent delight’ was an attraction based on physical love, rather than a lasting emotional attachment. It is thus my opinion that the emotion these two teens felt, was mere infatuation, and not love.
We can see the infatuation in quite a few examples throughout the play. The first is that only moments before Romeo saw Juliet, he was desperately in love with Rosaline. This shows that he falls
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Hard Times by Charles Dickens – Commentary
Charles Dickens’ Hard Times is set during the industrial revolution of the mid-19th century in Coketown, England. The title refers to the era of great change that brought about hard times to the working class. The setting creates a clear contrast between the owners of properties and the people that work for them. Aside from this, the extract also explores the dualities between humans and machines as well as men and women. Dickens offers a criticism of the modern education system using the example of Mr Gradgrind’s method of teaching, one that seeks knowledge and fact above all else whilst disregarding emotion, creativity and imagination. He
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incestuous marriage to the king, “Oh most wicked speed, to post with such dexterity to incestuous sheets” evokes notion of deceit and disloyalty reinforcing Claudius’s portrayal as a catalyst for tension and regression. This is reinforced by Hamlet’s self-reflexive statement “I have a father killed, a mother stained”. The metaphor of “a mother stained” illustrates the disease-ridden Denmark triggered by Claudius’s crimes of fratricide and regicide “a father killed” which inevitably leads to Hamlet’s psychological conflict with emotion and logic. Shakespeare explores the disturbance to the natural order to highlight the political tensions of the time and to expose the deceitful intent of a
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Theory of Knowledge EssayAs a Russian IB student who spent more than half of his 18 year life in China, I have been a witness to varied, conflicting and numerous forms of belief and knowledge. This led me to an opinion that every one of us perceives things differently and our diversified forms of knowledge and belief bring us to different conclusions and opinions on specific subjects. Our ethnicity, upbringing, nationality, as well as mentality all affect our believes and the knowledge we gain as well as make us think differently whether from emotion or reason. Nevertheless we must be able to distinguish belief from true knowledge. This is a basic instinct every intelligent human being
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love at first sight by her beauty. Revealing how easily Romeo can switch his unhappy emotion to lovesick emotion as well as how much Romeo exaggerates himself when he is capable of accepting the rejection and get over with it. When Romeo appeared in front of Juliet’s balcony purposing his love, Juliet didn’t accept his proposal so readily replying that this love is too rash, therefore do not swear to love her. At first, this presented Juliet as if she is mature. However, after a few more conversations with Romeo, Juliet quickly changes her mind and asking Romeo to prove his love by purposing a marriage to her.Additionally, Juliet expresses she will forget Romeo so that she will see him all
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In the book Things Fall Apart, the main character, a man named Okonkwo, is a very angry man. During the story, he tries to take his anger out on his children and wives by beating them. His anger is probably because he had a terrible life growing up because of his father being a lazy man. The fact that showing any kind of emotion in the tribe besides for anger is considered a sign of weakness probably helped in his struggle to be a better man than his father so he feels he has to be angry. He beats his kids and wife all of the time for things like not being on time to bring his meal and his children not showing interest in the same things he is interested in. "Okonkwo was not the man to stop
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we feel aroused. And the thoughts of sexual orientation.
Chapter 13- Our physiological response accompanies our emotion and how we feel after we notice it. There’s two dimensions to emotion, arousal(high) and valence(low). Everyone expresses emotion in a different way.
Chapter 14- Stress can lead to illness and can have you be ill for a longer period time. Exercise can help relieve stress, it helps you cope better to make sure you have a healthy life. Stress can also make you eat more and become unhealthy.
Chapter 15- Our personality is based on our aggressive, pleasure seeking, biological impulses and the internalized social restraints against them. As ego develops we start to understand
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“We the People, Greater than Fear”
In the artwork we the people, are greater than fear, Shepard Fairey builds the argument that the
people are greater and powerful than fear itself, while being united. He uses textual evidence,
reasoning/facts, and emotion to strengthen and have a good persuasiveness for his argument. He
did a good job with explaining his point across and towards his audience at the time. To support
his argument, and understand the picture. Those 3 textual ways were imagery for the picture,
background information, and compelling image to strengthen the argument with three textual
He uses emotion, to trigger the audience reaction when they first see the picture. It
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both acted in Michael Mann’s Heat, in the coffee scene their characters are seen
interacting with each other for the first time. In my opinion, Robert De Niro is the better method
actor in this scene.
Method acting involves movement, emotions, and improvisation. In this scene Pacino and
De Niro are sitting facing each other, but camera only shows their upper torso body since they’re
sitting. While their hands are rarely shown in the scene, when shown De Niro moves his hands in
a certain way a person would do when responding to something or acknowledging something
being said to them that they find is right. The emotion conveyed in method acting is suppose to
be or at least look realistic, De
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What is love? Is it a complicated blend of brain chemistry that is created in such complex ways that people don't know how to control it, or is love simply put an emotion. Who really knows the answer? Whether it's a feeling created in your brain or an emotion that derives from the heart, it is a very powerful sensation to any human. Many people have the chance to love in their life time, but many people experience it in different ways. You can have love for so many different things sports, cars, books, but there is only one thing that a person can be in love with and that is another person. For those fortunate or unfortunate people who have experienced this wonderful creation of happiness
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Clayton M. FergusonFebruary 20-200310H EnglishLord of the FliesFear is described as a frightened emotion aroused by danger. Fear of the unknown can be a powerful force, which you can turn into either hysteria or insight. The big question here is, what can fear really do? No character in the "Lord of the Flies" displays the force of fear better than Simon. Simon shows how fear of the unknown can lead you to weakness of the mind and body, hysteria, and finally true insight.Simon is a skinny bright-eyed boy who is shy of public speaking and whom all the other boys think is "batty." Simon likes to be by himself and sometimes does weird or strange things. Simon is the only character who shows
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lay in the dung, all covered with dog ticks. Now, as he perceived that Odysseus had come close to him, he wagged his tail, and laid both his ears back; only he now no longer had the strength to move any closer to his master, who, watching him from a distance, without Eumaios noticing, secretly wiped a tear from his eye". Argos demonstrates the unconditional love and loyalty of servant for master; Homer seems to present this, the emotion of a simple creature, as the most ideal, least adulterated form of loyalty.
Next is the loyalty of his son Telemachus. " He came up to his master, and kissed his head, and kissed too his beautiful shining eyes, and both his hands, and the swelling
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Blue Poles: Number 11, 1952�
Enamel and aluminium paint with glass on canvas
212.1 (h) x 488.9 (w) cm
"Blue poles" is a very famous painting, by a very famous man, named, Jackson Pollock. "Blue poles" was created 1952, with enamel and aluminium paint with glass on canvas.
This artwork is a very large piece, measuring 212(h) x 489(w) cm. "Blue poles" is an art work created from emotion and gestural expressionism. This piece shows a lot of emotion, probably from the time of when Pollock was doing this. I feel the anger in it, from the warm colours and the sharp, aggressive painting style. This piece has eight
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In her book Jane Eyre, the author Charlotte Bronte uses motifs such as the color red and
the weather to depict underlying emotion in a given scene. She mentions color and weather to
draw forth an emotion in the reader. By doing so, she adds depth and flavor to her story, in a
way that otherwise would be missed. She also gives us a reliable narrator, the titular character
Jane. Because we know that Jane won't be biased due to her we can trust her narrative to be
Red is a color that symbolises passion. Charlotte Bronte employs it throughout the story
during moments of great suspense or anger. For example, when Jane’s aunt sends Jane away,
Jane takes refuge on a seat behind scarlet
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Markov assumption = given the state, you dont need to know the pastRepresentationsDifferent degrees of specialization-Some neurons good at specific recognition, some better at generalIf you have neurons that combine and spread out, synthesis of neurons, not a separate neurons for each specific feature in the world-smaller amount of neurons to avoid exponentiallyBINDING PROBLEMMinimize connections in the brain-Modularity-Related areas are next to each otherMANY LEVELS TO THE BRAINWhat/where pathwaysSensory motorBrocas and Wernickes regionsHow memory worksDisruption of memory of letters by counting backwardsTransfer of info from STM to LTMHow emotion ties to different parts of the
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Pursuing Social Harmony – Politeness Vs Negative Emotional Expression
I believe that society is failing in our pursuit of social harmony by placing the act of being polite front and center and discouraging the expression of any form of negative emotion or thought, despite those emotions being very real and impactful to our psychological and physiological well-being. To further our failures, we are encouraging each other to focus only on positive expressions of emotion, despite feeling any form of positivity or not. We are force feeding emotional repression at an alarming rate and standing with our hands raised in confusion, wondering why suicide rates and anti-depressant medication
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decisions. If it was to be the case that all those suffering from ALS simply died then we would be deprived of Stephen Hawking’s brilliance, among many others. I would argue that Thomas Hyde would certainly not have wanted to condemn every sufferer of ALS to simply die as he was only requesting it for his own personal circumstances. This brings to question a further weakness of Kantian Ethics – its inability to consider individual circumstances. Whilst Kant aimed for the greater good of society as a whole, he failed to consider the prosperity and free will of the individual. His theory lends itself to reason and intellect yet in my opinion, fails to appreciate emotion and the complexity of the human
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Happiness and Meaning of Life
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The Depths of Anger: Aristotle vs Seneca
Everyday humans are faced with many emotions. Some are easier to control than others. Out of
the various emotions that we continuously feel, there is only one that can’t be hidden. Most of
your emotions can be covered or faked but anger is the only emotion that will always reveal
itself no matter the situation. This makes anger one of the most complex and intriguing emotions
to study. There are two important philosopher, Aristotle and Seneca, that both have an opinion
on how we should deal with anger and why it is important to be conscious of it.
In the chapters
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impressions can be accurate especially if they are intuitive.
· Forming impressions of an individual especially when their first impressions are more accurate when they are non-conscious and automatic. This occurs when there is no deliberation that goes into this formation as with deliberation comes explicit thinking.
· Future research should be conducted into the area of emotion. An individual’s emotion and the mood they are in that day can result in different perspectives of different situations. Someone who is happy will have a more positive perception of who they meet and what they experience. This is opposite to someone who may be in a bad mood. Therefore, depending on what emotion you are feeling as well as the emotion another individual may be feeling, it can change the way you perceive things, especially with the impressions you make.
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MOTIVATION AND EMOTION
Darwin’s theory of natural selection caused many psychologists to try and explain all human behaviors through instincts, most agree that our behavior is motivated by other biological and psychological factors.
Drive reduction theory – behavior is motivated by biological needs. A need is one of our requirements for survival, a drive is our impulse to act in a way that satisfies this need
Homeostasis- balanced internal state
Drives are primary and secondary-
Primary- biological needs like thirst and hunger
Secondary – learned drives like money
Drive reduction theory cannot explain all our motivations.
Arousal Theory- states that we seek an optimum level of excitement
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for readers to understand the emotion and intensity of each line. Often times, Bishop would gain inspiration from the images she witnessed with her own eyes. Several of Bishop's poems are in fact based entirely off of personal experiences and past memories. Elizabeth Bishop guides the reader through descriptive detail, in order to aid them in fully understanding the feeling of her poetry. In this answer I will examine Bishop's use of language and how it aids the reader in uncovering the intensity of feeling in her poetry. Elizabeth Bishop has used past memories, personal experiences, and her observations of nature and human life to include in her poems. Many of Bishop's poems include the
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emotion because it would be better for her to not to take negative feelings too seriously during the time. Even if she would have smiled in such pressure situation as not to show any negative feelings. And the working was done, it would be the time she would have free her mind and body to relax in the deep pillow as her words to portrait the allegory. In addition, she described that her boss would have live longer than her to express another allusion because she had done working for her boss so her boss would have made a lot of money that make him live longer but she was so frustrated and tired being working without any power as a worker. I believe that the author had a lot of negative
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Susan Hester Comment by EDNA DONALDSON: You are a natural Philosopher! Consider it as a profession.
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What is the one emotion that has everyone mystified?Love.What is love to you? Do you love your family, your friends? What about school, yeah I know not many people love school do they?Well I can’t describe love in words but I know love when I feel it. When I hug someone in my family I feel a warmth in my heart. Love means something special to each and every person, everyone has a different definition of love.Yours is different than mine because we all feel love in different ways, whether it’s in words that you hear from one another or the sense of affection
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emotion is an aspect of loss which is quite evident in Owen’s ‘Disabled’, but, for the most part, is not present in Frost’s ‘Out, Out –’. Instead, the boy is portrayed as being devoid of any emotion – with the events of the poem elucidating what happens to the boy physically, opposed to the emotional effects. The absence of emotion on the boy’s behalf is mirrored by the lack of emotion and callousness of the adults treating him (with them “[turning] to their affairs” after the boy’s death). This is most salient in lines 29-34, with it describing the treatment of the boy post-injury. Emotional loss is, however, dealt with differently in Owen’s ‘Disabled’ – with it being shown to a substantial
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is about some dualists believing that themind is seperate from the brain, and this is where such things as reasoning, emotions, andconsciousness take place without any dependence on the brain. However, when we considerwhat alcohol, drugs, and other emotion-controlling chemicals can do to alter the way wethink or feel, it makes sense only if reason, emotion, and consciousness are activities of thebrain itself. It doesn't make sense that they would be activities of something else, such as amind totally seperate and independent from the brain.
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.”(Bella Knox, Hot Girls Wanted) Also, all the stars who were interviewed in the film have been in the industry for almost ten years. A famous figure in the film, Riley 23 is an agent for Hussies. Hussies is an agency who spends their time looking for talented men and women, who are looking to begin their career in porn. “We’re more places than McDonald’s”(Ava Kelly, Hot Girls Wanted)
The amount of pathos in this film is unreal. Jill Bauer and Ronna Gradus were targeting emotion in this film and they hit it right on the bullseye. One part in the film when Tressa, 19 is having a talk with her mother, the conversation begins to get very emotional because she talks about her father not having any
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notes regarding high school students practicing yoga, and what place yoga will hopefully have for high school students in the future. My research question is “Does practicing yoga improve mental and emotional health and regulation for high school students?” with specific focus on academics, emotion regulation, feasibility and perceived benefits.
Review of Literature
Traditionally, yoga has four primary components consisting of “physical postures/exercises to promote strength and flexibility, breathing exercises to enhance respiratory functioning, deep relaxation techniques to cultivate the ability to physically and mentally release tension, and meditation/mindfulness practices to enhance
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statistics and it will
inform my audience with facts. I will use this in the paragraph after ethos.
I will use many different pieces of pathos, or emotion. First, I will explain my story and
how the toys I played with as a child has influenced my career choice. I will also use the video,
“My Heroes.” This video follows a family on Halloween. The son dresses up as superwoman and
the daughter dresses up as batman. It goes against gender stereotypes and really shows how not
following them, can be a good thing. I will insert my pathos after my logos paragraph, as using
emotion needs to come after I have gained my audience’s trust.
I will use “Let’s Go Toy Shopping,” “Breaking Gender Stereotypes in
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not familiar with music theory, does he simply use emotion and intuition to play what sounds “pleasing” to him? For example, if two chords are played together, a musician trained in music theory may know they are supposed to sound “good” together by knowledge from music theory. Tommy Emmanuel on the other hand may use emotion to know that those two chords sound “good” to himself.
Tommy Emmanuel may also use memory to know that specific chords and notes sound good together to him. Again, whether music sounds good or not is largely subjective. Tommy Emmanuel may enjoy specific combinations of notes and chords that he may have remembered to sound “good” to him but may disagree with the ideas of
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wear a person down. The crushing fear of being replaced by another person, ultimately leading to the demise of the relationship is nothing short of a burden. The idea of jealousy has to be learned and can become a habit that lasts a lifetime, transcending all relationships. After someone is accustomed to the feelings of jealousy, that emotion becomes familiar, never leaving the mind of a person.
Jealousy ruins relationships because jealousy breaks trust, causes stress, and lasts forever. This is a detrimental to have in a relationship. Once a reason to be jealous is presented, then that will always be a reason to cause worry regarding the other partner. As a result, it is a good idea to get to know the past of a person before committing to a relationship. When knowing the past of a person, one has the opportunity to make decisions moving forward in the relationship and what to expect if one chooses to ignore any of the warning signs that could be present. Jealousy is harmful in a relationship and a heavy emotion to process.
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represents peace. His solemn voice seems to be sad and fed up with war, killing, and hurt. Dylan wants to know when people will start recognizing that these actions add to the problem instead of cure it. However, no one knows when enough will be enough and this destruction of society will cease. The most striking lyrics that drive home Dylan's message are the last ones', "how many ears must one man have, before he can hear people cry? Yes, 'n' how many deaths will it take till he knows, that too many people have died?" These lines evoke emotion in me that let me know I heard and felt what Dylan probably wished to convey with his song. The song has a constant guitar
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are (Mg, Fe2)2 S04. Now, where is peridot found? It's found in Arizona, Hawaii, China, and in Yellowstone Park, Wyoming. Peridot is found pretty close to Kentucky, but it's still a while away. Unlike the diamond, peridot is only semi-precious, and it can still be valued pretty high. Peridot was named from its color. Its color olive green is referred to peridot. Now you have hopefully learned a lot about peridot.The history, folklore, and superstitions about peridot are, that it is given as a gift to celebrate a 16th wedding anniversary. Peridot was believed to have the power to break evil spells, so people would wear peridot on a necklace. Peridot was thought to bring the wearer to success, peace, and good luck. Cleopatra loved peridot and wore it all the time. Some other powers of peridot are protection, health, and sleep. It is also used to attract love and calm anger while also soothing nerves, and dispelling negative emotion. There are many interesting facts about peridot, and it is great in many ways.
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her personality, keeping every one, including her children at a distance. Although in the presence of a priest and searching her faith in God she still was not able to let go of her horrible experience. Although the story had vivid descriptions of the scenario and some episodes of humor, it never fully captivated me. It moved at a slow pace and the dialogue between the characters were confusing since they were not on the same time line and didn't seem to relate one to another. The story develops at the moment of her death yet the strong emotion that comes with this subject was not revealed with the protagonist. As the old woman narrates from a delusional state, the description of the characters translates vaguely and the plot never seemed to be going anywhere. In conclusion, the story failed to reach a peak making it flat and boring.
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believe). One character sees glimpses of the future, another embodies tragedies from the past. There are ghosts and vampires in the play as well. There are many motifs in this play that set a background for future themes. Age/youth, guilt/innocence, beauty/grotesque horror, sin/redemption, and love/death are many of the contrasting ideas that go on in this play. I might not have understood the play the way others did. What I got from the play was that a takeoff of fun legends turned into the opposite of happy fairytales. What would be foreshadowed, in a typical fairytale, was immediately cut down and the exact opposite occurred. I think that the message of this play is that "happily ever after" is not real. Reality is not love, friendship, honor, and triumph. Reality should be considered loss, death, fear, and negative emotion. In a sick way, this play makes you reconsider what genuine practicality is.
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Themes throughout Macbeth Setting a mood, showing emotion, and revealing the inner thoughts of a character are all effects that the use of motifs achieves. Themes are present in today's society and literature as well as in the past; however, during the present time, motifs are prominent in the home, office, and school instead of within great literary works. William Shakespeare, one of the greatest playwrights of all time, is known especially for his ability to use themes throughout a play in order to create either a comic of tragic effect. Motifs can be found on two different levels; they can either be easily noticed, or they must be inferred by "reading beneath the lines."
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of the Jungle in order to exhibit the resulting
apathy and decay that man has developed due to torment. In the outset of the
passage, he refers to the Jungle as being haunted by “Screaming Souls” (1) which
conveys the spiritual suffering that has been afflicted due to man’s sinfulness during
wartime. Moreover, this is underlined by the diction choice of ‘screaming’ which
emphasizes intense piercing cries and expresses extreme emotion and pain,
highlighting the distressing mental and emotional torment that affected psyches.
Also, Ninh describes the Jungle as being “muddy as all hell” (1), with this simile
placing further emphasize on the emotional and mental torment of man. Indeed, Ninh
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has been building up inside you is trying to come out in one great fit of rage, and your brain, knowing the damage that could be done, is trying it's hardest to keep it all inside of your body. All of your muscles and tendons would tense up and you'd feel like you could clear a five-story building with one leap. Even your teeth feel as hard as diamonds, waiting to tear apart anything that comes near them.When you think about it, hate is the strongest emotion in the world. It's true that love is also a strong feeling, and it can make you do a lot of crazy things, but love cannot make you take actions that bring the consequences that hate does. Love will not bring you to killing or brutally
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Hearing and Feeling “God’s Ear”
The Studio Art’s production of the play “God’s Ear” is a depiction of a rather unique and perhaps abstractly dramatic script. It is not only an accurate adaption of the play; it presents its own distinct characteristics within the display itself. The presentation has fulfilled the potential of utilising any opportunity in the aspects of modern play to enhance the story the director is willing to exhibit through the script. More importantly without going astray from the originality or essence of the script the director has managed to complement and interpret the play. Whether it be the intended creation of emotion of the script itself or the emphasis of the
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Mill, John Stuart. On Liberty. Goodreads, Second edition, vi, 207.
One of the most important political philosophers of all time is John Stuart Mill, and his most popular work is On Liberty. In On Liberty Mill’s applies his philosophical system of utilitarianism to the government and argues that a government's primary goal should be protecting its citizens' individual liberty, while also not allowing this liberty of one to infringe upon another's freedom of thought and emotion. Utilitarianism, the philosophical movement started by Bentham, is a theory of ethics that argues that the most moral action in any given situation is whatever brings the most pleasure to the most amount
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different love than I have for my friends or my co-workers. Growing up together and sharing rooms and parents over the last nine-teen years has created this bond or love.
The last and most glorified love is a romantic love. Unlike both family and platonic love romantic love is the kind of love related to sexual desire, passion and lust. A romantic love is a love based on emotion, connection and romantic chemistry. Romantic chemistry is the emotion people feel when they share a romantic and natural connection. Romantic love is a combination of sexual, physical, emotional and intellectual connection shared between people. Paired with the intimacy and closeness of a friendship with mutual
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to be alone. After overcoming
these four stages you finally go into the stage of acceptance.
52. The three theories of emotion consist of the James Lange- Lange theory, the Cannon board
theory, and the Schachter- single two factory theory. The James- Lange theory of emotion
states that emotions arise from the physiological arousal. One would only experience a feeling
of fear after this physiological arousal had taken place. For example, if you were to encounter a
mountain lion your fight or flight response would initiate, which would cause your heart beat to
race and increase your respiration rate after the encounter with the mountain lion.
The Cannon- Bard theory of is the opposite of the
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cleans. He is flabbergasted. Her smile is equally as shocking to Adam as if he had just seen her naked because Alice does not show much emotion. However, this experience opens his eyes not only to what is standing in front of him, but, on a deeper level, to the duality of life. Dual means two, or, a pair of something. Therefore, duality of life is the principle that there are two sides to everything: people, events, ideas, and beliefs. Nothing in life is the way it appears; people are not always true in the way they portray themselves, and circumstances are not always justified by history. Adam realizes this duality in mankind when he sees Alice smiling because, for the first time in his life
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world. Although these stories all provided an
understanding of empathy, “The Harvest Gypsies” presents it the best for the reason that the
author compares and contrasts two families, uses emotion to convince readers to feel a certain
way, and does not make his opinion on the issue clear.
First off, in “The Harvest Gypsies,” readers are able to understand the wretched living
conditions of families who lived in camps without proper sanitation. The article states the
struggles that migrant workers had to go through daily. The author, John Steinbeck, only
provides information about two families; a middle class and lower class family. This allows an
opportunity for comparing and contrasting them
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. CharstarleneTV appeals to the audience’s emotion through the use of pathos, uses a first person point of view and develops a sympathetic tone through the use of different consequential scenarios to build her angle on the subject.
“Can We Auto-Correct Humanity” uses a very direct approach towards illustrating the issues regarding cell phone usage. Throughout the video, Prince EA embodies a serious, aggressive tone and addresses the audience directly. This makes the audience feel as if his words are more personal to them as well as gives his message a sense of urgency. Right off the bat, he begins by saying, “Did you know the average person spends 4 years of his life looking down at his cell phone
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defines the shift in romance by explaining, “Where marriage had previously
been a central structure in which property could be preserved…under capitalism it tended to lose
this role” (22). The existence of human emotion will always exist; however, the methods in
which they are expressed will continue to affect the human condition as technology evolves.
Mortality and emotion are both key aspects of the human condition, enabling readers of
Shakespeare’s Hamlet to understand the way it has evolved over the last four centuries. Through
the use of Hamlet, as a representation of the human condition during the Elizabethan era, the
play provides the readers with the opportunity to