Essay on Emotions

What Gives Us More Satisfaction: the Pursuit of Our Desires

What gives us more satisfaction: the pursuit of our desires or the attainment of them? People have diverse definitions of happiness. Psychologists relate happiness to emotions and feelings of gratification. Economists define happiness in terms of wealth of individuals. Some people attribute happiness to attainment of desires. Some others believe that satisfaction lies in accepting […]

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Astraphobia

Storms are phenomena that are natural and are known to generate mixed emotions. Some love storms and others suffer from Astraphobia. Astraphobia it is an abnormal fear of thunder and lightning, this phobia affects both humans and some animals. The word astraphobia is derived from Greek words astrape which means lightning and phovos which stands […]

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Hamlet Paper

However, they show her emotions in different ways by using clothing, tone and pitch, camera angles, and added in extras apart from the original text. Essentially, both scenes point out the same ideas, but portray them in different ways using the original text as a concrete script but adding material elements to enhance their main […]

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Bibliotheraphy

1. 0 INTRODUCTION Reading book brings us many optimistic experiences. When we read good type of books we will automatically relate it with our own life. Sometimes, to some extend that we feel the emotions engross especially portrayed by the characters. We become expressively involved with the problems that they work through. There are a […]

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Jinx by Aime Bender

“Jinxed Emotions” In the short story, Jinx, Aimee Bender focuses on two young girls, Tina and Cathy, who are inseparable. They enter a poster store to discover a very cute boy. One of the girls ends up kissing the boy and the other girl goes home. This act ends up ruining their friendship. Bender carries […]

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Fannyism Emilie Zoey Baker

It is a form of literature that has the power to explore various diverse aspects of life, from emotions to objects, ideologies to gender. Fanny’s, Imperial Adam and Reflecting on the Male of the Species are some of Australian poems, which explore the issue, and representation of gender. All three poems through techniques and language […]

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How does the director appeal to the audiences’ emotions in the film ‘The Sixth Sense’

In this essay I will write about the film ‘The Sixth Sense’ and what the director does to appeal to the audiences’ emotions in this film. The director and screenwriter of this film is called Mr Night Shyalaman. He also directed films such as ‘Unbreakable’ (a suspense thriller); ‘The Village’ (paranormal/extra terrestrial); and ‘The Blair […]

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Passion vs Reason

Passion vs.. Reason Human emotions are one of the most powerful factors in the world. Whether it is love, lust, hate, or even greed, everyone is selfish and everyone bases their choices from their compelling emotions. A person’s emotions blind them from seeing the overall effect of their choices. This can be seen especially in […]

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Marge Piercy

Grover Cleveland High School Kristen Ferrara Mrs. Lakas Period 3June 8, 2008 Marge Piercy A lot of authors express their emotions, thoughts and feelings through works of literature. Things they hear and see, as well as own life experiences influence some authors. Marge Piercy, a well-known author, was inspired by the stories her grandmother and […]

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The Cognitive Theory

The Cognitive Theory The Cognitive Theory The Cognitive theory is focused on the individual’s thoughts. It is believed that these thoughts determine an individual’s emotions and behaviors and therefore personality. The cognitive theorists believe that we could have no emotions, no behavior and would not function without our thoughts. The thoughts always come before any […]

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Noughts and Crosses

The use of similes and metaphors emphasize the feelings and emotions of Callum and Sephy. The use of descriptive writing is employed by Blackman to give the reader insight into the effects and emotions of racism. An example of this is shown to the reader when Sephy describes how difficult it was for her to […]

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The Use of Force

Emotions can be a source of strength or weakness that can affect someone’s behaviour in their social role. In “The Use of Force”, written by William Carlos Williams in 1938, the author displays how the use of force can cause violence when emotionally involved in a particular situation. This is demonstrated through the use of […]

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“The Barrier” and “Long Distance”

Ever since man has been able to script and speak they have been able to express their emotions. Love poetry has been passed down and become part of our cultural and literary heritage. In the following essay I will be using 2 different poems: “The Barrier by Claude Mckay” and “Long Distance by Tony Harrison”; […]

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Beauty and Horror

Sylvia Plath writing uses a plethora of images of horror combined with images built around beauty to incite contradictory emotions within the reader . She uses strong, thought-provoking images to etch her messages deeply on the reader’s mind. Most of her poems are essentially about her father and her thoughts and emotions enveloping her his […]

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An essay on the Comparison of two poems dealing with intense emotions

In my essay I aim to compare the similarities and state the differences between two poems, Sylvia Plath’s, ‘Daddy’ and Emily Dickinson’s, ‘I Felt a Funeral in my Brain. ‘ These two poems deal with intense emotions and extreme cases of anger from the writer’s own real life experiences. Sylvia Plath had an extremely traumatic […]

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Analysis of Refugee mother and Child

The rubric of the verse form gives off the initial feeling that the verse form may concentrate on refugees: one who flees to seek safety. The lives of refugee kids. their parents. their feelings. their emotions and their hurting. ‘For a boy she shortly would hold to forget’ . This foreshadows the thought that her […]

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Falling

As he fell, in a split second his emotions raced through denial, panic, terror, and acceptance. Having rapidly and undeniably admitted to himself that in a few seconds he would be dead, acceptance of the inevitable allowed him to clear his mind of all the petty thoughts and worries. No need to speak to his […]

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What are your feelings about Mr Charrington

Mr Charrington is a fairly old man with a cockney accent whom we meet at the start of 1984. We have many mixed emotions about him as at the start we like him, and by the end we realise he is extremely “two faced”. We first meet Mr Charrington at the start of the book […]

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Looking at the denouement of The Dead, discuss the emotional variety of Gabriel

In the denouement of “The Dead” Gabriel’s mood oscillates between different emotions until, at the end, an epiphany comes upon him. This climatic epiphany at the end has been alluded to throughout the story. The effect of this realisation is enhanced by the emotions which preceded it. When Gabriel and Gretta leave the cab and […]

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The benefits of Indian head massage

The physiological effects in the Indian Head Massage helps to re-educate the body to rest and to relax, it improves the concentration, increases energy levels, passes on the feeling of well being, the barriers tend to break down and emotions may be released. The signs are mostly seen in the skin whereas the physiological status […]

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Are emotions the result of impression management

Goffman considers emotions to be consequences of feeling direction, ways in which peopleA presentA positive feelings of themselves in an effort to avoid embarrassment during interactions. Goffman besides argues thatA impressionA direction involves attempt and energy on the portion of the single acting in a societal state of affairs. Hochschild expanded on Goffman ‘s thoughts, […]

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