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Confusion and Instable Emotions in Poetry - In this essay I shall be identifying the comparisons and contrasting the differences between the following six poems which I have read and analysed in my English lessons. ‘Havisham’ (Duffy), ‘The Laboratory’ (Browning), ‘November’ (Armitage), ‘Stealing’ (Duffy), ‘On My First Sonne’ (Johnson) and ‘Education for Leisure’ (Duffy). I will discuss how each poem has connotations of death and express violence through powerful use of language, structure and imagery. I will go into depth on why the characters behave the way in which they do, what they blame it on and why they hold this accountable....   [tags: poetry, emotions,] 2507 words
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Emotions in Negotiations - ... Controlling those emotions and understanding where and what markers cause the stimulation is essential. We must take the emotional side out of the equation and utilize logic and understanding of emotion in its place. If we are truly emotional, we are no good to anyone in a negotiation, especially ourselves. Using “Emotional Intelligence” or EQ, we can identify, assess, and control the emotions of ourselves, others, and groups. It also allows us to communicate effectively, be empathetic, overcome challenges, and defuse conflict....   [tags: postive and negative emotions] 1677 words
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Bishop's Inner Emotions in Poetry - Approaching a topic as broad as loss can be a simple step; however, translating one's own attitude and perspective of the common experience can be a complex idea to communicate without a clear and organized transition between thoughts. Bishop's ability to craft this poem about such a variable and poignant concept with the lucidity and emphasis with which she does is evident in her unique use of language and structure. The most obvious thread throughout Bishop's poem is her clever and rhythmical use of repetition....   [tags: Bishop, poetry, emotions,] 552 words
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Animal Intelligence and Emotions - It's morning and I just rolled out of bed but that doesn't change the fact that each day begins with a race. Milo, my cat, awaits at the top of the stairs for me so we can have a foot race to the bottom. I do give it my all and try to win; however, Milo is very fast and is so determined to remain undefeated. He also cheats by cutting me off at the bottom of the stairs. After the race I follow him into the kitchen watching his tail standing straight up in the air flicking with pride due to his dominance in the stairs race....   [tags: physical, aminals, emotions] 1489 words
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Emotions: From Birth to Old Age by Richard Spilsbury - Before I started to research for my project, I had a little background knowledge on my topic. I knew a little about the brain and emotions, since last year in science we learnt a bit about it, but we didn’t go into any real depth. Prior to the research I knew that the amygdala, hypothalamus and pituitary gland help in producing emotions, and what an introvert and what an extravert is, but not in any real detail; I didn’t know what causes people to become an introvert or an extravert, or all of the different parts of the brain that help to create emotions and interact with others....   [tags: introverts, extroverts, emotions]
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Correspondence Between Vocal and Musical Emotion - Throughout history and across cultures, language and music prevail as defining characteristics of humanity. This unique status as species-specific traits has inevitably prompted a great deal of cross-domain comparisons, and much research has gone into identifying both similarities and differences between the two systems (Patel 2008: 3). Intonation, or “speech melody”, has been hailed as “the point at which language and music meet” (Bolinger 1972: 261). A frequently discussed yet under researched aspect of this affiliation is the expression and communication of emotion....   [tags: Emotions] 2313 words
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Emotions and The Brain - Everyone has emotions. Some people may have a lack of emotions but because of the hundreds of different emotions, everyone has at least a couple of emotions. Why do these emotions occur. How are they processed through the brain and then shown by our facial expressions or the way we hold our bodies. Our brains are made to watch for threats and rewards (Emotions and the Brain). When either one is detected the feeling region of the brain alerts the body through the release of chemical messages. Emotions are the product of these chemical messages....   [tags: Anatomy, hormones, Adrenaline]
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The Reflection of Emotions - ... His sights are fixed upon Beatrice and therefore other commotions are irrelevant to him. He develops significantly as an individual who embraces affection. This evolution leads to the question: How will Benedick advance further. As stated in Sonnet 116, “Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks” (Sonnet 116). This portrays the idea that true emotional attachment does not fade with time and although difficult situations arise, it survives. In the aftermath of the climax in Much Ado About Nothing, Beatrice instructs Benedick to kill Claudio in order to extract revenge....   [tags: Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing] 977 words
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The Nature of Emotions - In his 1798 book Lyrical Ballads, whom he co-authored with Samuel Coleridge, William Wordsworth described poetry as a "spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings" (Cooksey). Both Wordsworth and Coleridge were pioneers of the Romantic Movement which stressed the importance of expressing emotions, particularly through poetry. Nature was a key element for the Romantic movement. Romanticism encouraged exploration of feelings and many poets used nature as an inspiration for their thoughts. Another important aspect was the idea of intuition over reason....   [tags: Lyrical Ballad, William Wordsworth]
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Women Hormones Effect Emotions and Stress - In this increasingly globalised world, there are many factor that affected people mentally. It is a common thing for every human being to confront with psychological suffers. Each individual has different level of sensitivity. Most of the time women are considered as a sensitive and emotional gender. Women are proven to be more mentally stressed than men. They have a special hormone that could affect the emotion and the way of women thinking is differed from men. Body image issue in society also forces women to suffer from stress....   [tags: emotion, stress, senstivity, body image]
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Emotions in Dreams - Introduction Sleep is an essential need for all human beings across all cultures. Throughout history, various religions and societies have tried to interpret what dreams during unconscious sleep really mean. Are they really prophetic messages or windows into a hidden compartment of the mind. And what are our brains doing during sleep. Are our emotions in dreams the same as emotions in a conscious, awake state. Does the brain process the emotion as a real “feeling” or is it just an illusion our brain creates to make the stories of dreams more realistic....   [tags: Sleep, Dreaming, Experiments]
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music and emotions - How can different types of music affect people’s emotions. Music has many different ways to affect people. In some ways, it is good for the body both physically and mentally. In other ways, people think it is nice to listen to. More detailed, music has personalities, which can express what people feel. There are many observations involving different ways to express human emotions. Emotions are very interesting things, especially when they involve music. Music can have many personalities, affect people’s emotions, and be used as therapy....   [tags: music] 1411 words
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Pleasure of Emotions - Pleasure of Emotions On The Pleasure of Hating by William Hazlitt he reaches out to an audience of the Romance Era in Great Britain to argue his belief that emotions are ever changing (save for the emotion of hatred). Whereas the emotion of hate is therapeutic and everlasting for the human mind. According to Hazlitt his hatred is the result of politics, religions, and the aristocracy of Great Britain. Ultimately, what Hazlitt hates most is that he did not have enough hate. I believe Hazlitt wrote this piece to reveal the pleasures of hatred is in itself the pleasure of realism, sophistication and self-esteem to his peers of the Romantic Era to point out to them life is not always a soirée...   [tags: Literary Review] 514 words
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Revenge and Emotions - In the world today, many people face family problems every single day, but there are few people who face adversities as tough as those in William Shakespeare’s plays. Coping with family problems can cause a person to do vile things to themselves as well as to others. Shakespeare’s famous play revolves around revenge, which is the desire to do harm in return for a wrong. His play shows how the loss of loved ones can affect people. He builds up the idea that people do harmful things through anger rather than reasoning....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Shakespeare] 1385 words
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Emotions versus Emotion - The idea that pride is both horrible and wonderful is similar to how the symbols in "The Scarlet Ibis" cause opposing emotions at the same time. The Scarlet Ibis, written by James Hurst, is an intriguing piece of realistic fiction that shows how symbols can have double meanings while telling about the relationship between a boy named Doodle and his family. In this story Doodle is born in a caul and everyone expects him to die. To his family's surprise, Doodle lives but is physically handicapped and cannot do the things a normal child can....   [tags: The Scarlet Ibis by James Hurst] 771 words
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Emotions - Universal or A Learned Phenomenon - This essay concerns emotions and controversial arguments based on whether emotions are universal or a learned phenomenon. Most of the research in to cross cultural Psychology surround their attention on the biological aspect of emotions as being the primary source of the occurrence of emotions and has been the subject of numerous studies. However, culture is also known to affect and provoke emotional experiences. This essay will discuss the position of emotions from a Universalist view and from a cultural view....   [tags: Psychology]
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Emotions in the Pursuit of Knowledge - People’s emotions are not trustable in the pursuit of knowledge. When making decisions, people naturally refer to their emotions to help them. Emotions are not only physical, but cognitive as well. Physically, emotions can be shown by facial expression, and body language. For example, someone who is sad may have a frown upon their face, and may be slouched over. People’s emotions are affected by their beliefs, and emotions affect their beliefs due to the cognitive side of emotions. The cognitive qualities of emotions are inborn, meaning they are not learnt....   [tags: passion, perspective, decisions] 676 words
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The Nature of Emotions in Spinoza's Ethics - In his book on ethics, Spinoza spends some time focusing on the nature of emotions. The emotions that Spinoza first focused on were passive emotions that were not based on adequate ideas but on inadequate ideas. Explaining how easy it is for humans to be driven into certain directions governed by certain passions, showing the inability of humans to sometimes control their own passions. Spinoza did not just only want to describe these emotions but also wanted to show the strengths in human emotions....   [tags: reason, passion, evil] 1057 words
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Using Emotions to Build Advertisements - ... Some may consider that a reaction is just a characteristic property of the consumer, or their normal psychological behavior. On the other hand, the emotion may be completely evoked by the marketing context (Ming-Hui, 2001). If it is from the marketing context, marketers are then able to study what exactly was the trigger, or the stimulus that made the consumer react (Ming-Hui, 2001). Capturing their responses can further the development of advertisements. Intensity of emotions is also a very important characteristic within studying emotions in marketing (Ming-Hui, 2001)....   [tags: consumers, marketing, reactions, study] 939 words
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The Emotions of a Father For a Son - In this poem, the emotions of a father for a son are expressed. The poet has expressed his views and love for his son. There are various ways of expression of love. In the current case, the emotions of father are shown as if son is, independent and father can pray for his child. The father is guiding his son to live his life. His message carries a lot of love and affection. A father wants his son to enjoy colors of life. On the other hand, father is guiding about the aging principle. Father informs son that eventual end of life is death and a person must live his life, as he wants to live....   [tags: peter mainke, love, fatherhood, son] 678 words
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Teaching Children to Express Their Emotions - Every single person goes through life experiencing similar obstacles. Learning how to ride a bike or maybe losing a tooth. Through the ups and downs people learn wisdom or gain an insight to the world around. Sometime it can be told whether the wisdom is to be shared among friends or remain within. Emotions are one of those obstacles. Young children lack the understanding for the complexity of the world around them. Even worse, parents are lacking the proper techniques and skills needed to teach their children how to control their emotions....   [tags: Vicious Cycle, Self Control]
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Taking a Look at Emotions - ... As days past, I began to develop an interest for her as I began to divert all my attention to her alone which supports the notion provided by Reynolds (1983), as she states that “all attention is focused on one and only one other person”. However, I did not dare approach her and telling her how I felt deep inside initially, as such I have kept it inside and telling this to those whom I trust only especially my close friends and parents. The days past just like that and before I know it we were already in the second year of this course, still she remained ignorant of the fact that I liked her....   [tags: psychological analysis] 1912 words
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Connection between Relationships and Emotions - ... A “supporting, caring family environments provide a basis for the development of competence, self-respect and adequate behaviour of children and young people” (Erdes-Kavecan 301). It can affect the child’s emotions because the child can feel happy or depressed about the situation. If the child gets the choice to live with one parent or another, a step parent or even a guardian. A “supporting, caring family environments provide a basis for the development of competence, self-respect and adequate behaviour of children and young people” (Erdes-Kavecan 301) A child’s emotions can be dictated by how they were raised....   [tags: human communication, emotional exchange]
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Psych Emotions of Misfortune: Hamlet - ... The ghost tells Hamlet to set out and seek revenge on Claudius, Hamlet’s uncle, who was said to have kilt Hamlet’s father, the ghost( I.v.10-90). Hamlet is quite regretful of having to fulfill such deed he says, “The time is out of joint: O cursed spite,/That ever I was born to set it right!” (I.v.189-190). Hamlet doesn’t want to commit an act of such deviance, but because of his devotion to his father he swore that he would. Although Hamlet has sworn to the ghost to seek revenge, he is quite hesitant to fulfill this vengeance....   [tags: Shakespeare play analysis] 534 words
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Internal Reason and the Emotions - The greatest human challenge is to try and understand oneself. To understand oneself is to understand why we have feelings, how we interact within ourselves, what is actually occurring in our internal psychological conflicts, and if our thoughts are rational in comparison to our feelings. An internal psychological conflict can come down to just the simple decision between what is right and what is wrong. The ancients describe this as “what I think is best” versus “what I really want and desire to do right now”....   [tags: Aristotle, Stoic Views]
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Emotions Associated With Every Color - ... A lot of people seem to associate communication, serenity and trust with the color blue. On a negative note, some people can associate lack of emotion or unfriendliness with the color blue.(Wright) When people think of envy or selfishness, most imagine the color green. Green can also trigger people to think of growing or renewal in a more positive manner. Since most growing plants in nature are green, that is where the sense of youth and renewal could come from.(Wright) A very luxurious and royal color could be purple....   [tags: sensuality, passion, meaning] 609 words
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Authors Playing With Our Emotions - Authors Playing With Our Emotions in Robert Frost’s “The Fear”, Chuck Palahniuk’s “Speaking Bitterness”, Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery”, and Flannery O’Connor’s “A Good Man Is Hard to Find” Some authors are very clever in the way they toy with our emotions. It is not uncommon to find yourself giggling at a story while simultaneously realizing you probably should not be laughing at something that is actually quite gruesome. These mixed emotions are stressful for a reader, and this anxiety is an author’s way of creating paranoia....   [tags: The Fear, Speaking Bitterness]
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Family Emotions: The Helicopter Parents - ... To be transparent, I believe that I frequently play the role of the blamer, blaming others for problems in the family, my father frequently is the super reasonable computer, who does not express emotions, and my mother currently plays the role of the irrelevant distractor who frequently will change the topic as my brother placates his emotions (Experiential Family Therapy). An experiential family therapist would focus on the emotions present in each family member. There is no special technique for this therapy, except for the personality of the therapist and the assessment is done by the therapist getting to know the family (Nichols, 2014, p....   [tags: children, emotional suppression, control]
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The ability to express emotions - There is a famous phrase by Victor Hugo that says, “Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.” There are many genres of music and everyone has their own preferences in what they listen to and why. Sometimes the music that one listens to is dependent on what one is feeling like at that current moment because we tend to agree with the quote and believe that music has the ability to express emotions. The job of an artist is to create music that leaves an impact on the listener, and they work to express emotions in the words and the notes used because it is through them that listeners identify themselves....   [tags: music, inspiration, emotional balance]
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Mixed Emotions on Subway Employment - I remember the first day I walked into Subway as an employee, rather than a civilian as if it was yesterday. The aroma of fresh bread and chocolate cookies filled my lungs immediately and I thought to myself, this might not be so bad after all as a first job. The employees then greeted me with half smiles and showed no interest in meeting me. I then experienced mixed emotions. From that point on, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. The names of my coworkers were Colleen, Keith, and Maryanne....   [tags: coworkers, rude, customers, interaction] 547 words
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The Society of Televised Emotions - The Society of Televised Emotions Ralph Waldo Emerson’s transcendental ideals in the 19th century were radical, yet not sensationalistic. Much of his essays and poems were proclamations on how humans needed to commune with the natural world. Emerson’s ideals of embracing nature with both arms had been diluted in the current day to viewing nature with a remote control on an animal show on television. Nowadays in the 21st century, humans have become accustomed to quantifying personal values through detached experiences....   [tags: Transcendentalists]
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The Complex Emotions of Hamlet - In “The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark,” by the legendary playwright William Shakespeare, the titular character possesses numerous personality traits. Some of his qualities are admirable, others are inexcusable, and others still are understandable. Hamlet is a complex man; thus, throughout the story he experiences and expresses several emotions and opinions. Throughout the play, Hamlet remains in a depressive state (Cavus, par. 2). It would appear the cause of his broken emotional state is his father’s recent death and his mother’s marriage to his uncle, Claudius....   [tags: Character Analysis ]
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My Life, My Emotions - We are who we pretend to be, so we must be careful of who we pretend to be – Kurt Vonnegut “Theme- a subject of discourse, discussion, meditation, or composition; topic (Dictionary.com).” A theme is something that makes up a huge, important part of a story: it gives the story an identity. A theme holds the story all together, and the theme that holds my story together is Whirlwind of Emotions. My life is full of ups and downs, so there is no one emotion that rules my life. These emotions come at unpredictable times, and I affect everyone around me in a negative or a positive way as a result....   [tags: Essay About Myself]
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Hamlet's Wave of Emotions - Hamlet's Wave of Emotions “Hamlet” the play by William Shakespeare features the character of Hamlet who is the main focus of the play. Hamlet has recently lost his father and his mother remarries quickly to his uncle Claudius. Thus leading Hamlet to believe that something fishy is going on between his parents. This becomes Hamlet's lead throughout the play allowing him to seek the truth of what happened to his father. Whether his father was killed naturally, or by Claudius himself. This truth seeking Hamlet is what leads him to a path of revenge and shifts his attitude of what he used to be to a vengeful spirit....   [tags: William Shakespeare, Literary Analysis]
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Gender Differences and Emotions - Coexistence between men and women is not impossible or always difficult. However, problems arise when there is an expectation or automatic assumption of what the opposite sex will think or feel about any given situation. Acceptance of each other without trying to change the other to suit our own personal need is by far the simplest way to achieve a harmonious relationship. The challenge we face today is in accepting and recognizing the differences between men and women; and when possible find the humor in those differences....   [tags: Gender] 1699 words
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Poetry: Emotions in Words - Poetry is an art form of expression and emotions through words. It encompasses the writer’s mood and point of view about a certain idea. Two poems that demonstrate the use of emotions in words are “Phenomenal Woman” by Maya Angelou, and “A Dream within a Dream”, by Edgar Allan Poe. Both of these poets are very important in the literary field even though their ways of writing contrast each other. Angelou is a revolutionist who is known around the world for her astounding stories of racism, family, and overcoming adversity....   [tags: Poetry Analysis ]
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Emotions Make Us Human - When asked what makes a person human, it is not long before someone broaches emotions. Makes sense right. We know how to love, feel the sting of jealousy, and recognize the bitterness of sadness. But this is not what sets humans apart from animals. The most intelligent of animals have the same emotional complexity. However, one difference is that people pay to see these animals enslaved against their will for entertainment. A change needs to occur in the policy of holding non-human persons in captivity where their species suffers more often than benefits....   [tags: animals, captivity, intelligence] 1380 words
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Human Euthanasia and Emotions - In this book, a collection of ten stories about the medicine drama in real life are presented. The stories are filled with extremely agonizing decisions that patients and their family members confront. In contrast to the wooden and rigid cases found in text-book scenarios representing the literature of medical ethics, the individuals who are involved in these crucial moments of ethically charged decisions come to life. The characters and the settings they encounter are enriched and vivid. These compelling stories bring up ethical issues that range from parents faced with donating the organs of their daughter, who had traumatic brain damage; to a young woman's decision to refuse her last the...   [tags: medical ethics, medicine drama]
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The Swirls Of Emotions - Emotions can be classified, according to your personal experience, into three different categories: happiness, sadness, and anger. First of all, there is happiness. Happiness has no limits, for it can be felt at any time, any place and to any person. It cannot be hunted for; it is not obvious, but inscrutable. Happiness is realized by understanding one's self, which is completely a personal experience. For instance, a person may find happiness in one thing, whereas someone else may in another. Happiness is what we let it be, and even though carry the abilty to let ourselves be happy, we rarely do....   [tags: essays research papers] 378 words
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Nonconceptuality and the Emotions - Nonconceptuality and the Emotions I present an argument for the existence of nonconceptual states. A nonconceptual state is an intentional state which does not require the bearer to possess all requisite concepts in order to represent the state. I frame the debate by outlining two constraints that an argument for nonconceptuality should meet. First, successful argument must present a platitude of concepts and illustrate that there are intentional states which both actually violate this platitude (the empirical constraint) and explain behavior independently of conceptual states (the robustness constraint)....   [tags: Conceptuality Psychology Papers]
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The Emotions of Fear - The Emotions of Fear Fear is defined as an emotion that is bought on by a threat to an individual's well-being. This is often expressed as anxiety and elicits a reaction in which an individual will choose to 'fight or flight'. A phobia is an intense fear of something specific e.g. an animal or a situation. The reaction towards a phobic stimulus is often irrational and is very often followed by an intense anxiety response. Many psychologists have researched these aspects of human emotions and in this investigation the researcher's aim is to find out how fear correlates to the negative description of an animal....   [tags: Papers] 642 words
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Destructive Emotions in Poems, Mixed Emotions, Porphyria's Lover, and This Be the Verse - ... It also presents these destructive thoughts to be messy (think of a better word) within his mind, and it seems to be a spur of the moment attack. However the end stops used, slow the pace down. This contrasts to mixed emotions where there is enjambment. This shows a continuous, and fast paced line of destructive thoughts. Huage uses this enjambment to show the process of teenagers, and how their faced paced thoughts sometimes get the better of them. The flow of the lines straight into one another, make it hard for the reader to take a breath, showing the continuous feeling of depression for the teenage girl in this poem, and how her destructive emotions are consistent....   [tags: murder, enjambment, obsession]
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How Important are Emotions in Human Cognition? - For many people, they live their lives based on emotions. Emotions of happiness, love, success, and many more, could possibly be the most satisfying feelings. Except we commonly experience unpleasant emotions. There are emotions of anger, hatred, sadness, and disgrace. A very important question in the understanding of the human mind and highly related to cognitive science, is how do these emotions affect human cognition and the impact on our abilities to be rational. To tackle this question, we need to understand what emotions are, but not solely in the manner we are all familiar with, we need to understand them from a cognitive nature involving our physiology, psychology, and environment....   [tags: Rational Decisions, Emotional Stability]
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Do Animals Have and Show Emotions? - ... Secondary emotions are showing regret, longing, and jealousy (Bekoff 1). Each animal species holds an individual capacity for emotions. When pets are happy they show it by waging their tails, spinning in a quick circle, and or making high pitched noise. They show sadness by refusing to eat, having their tail between their legs, laying around more than normal and whimpering. Animals even show mourning of their children or friends when they have passed away. They show all different types of emotion just like humans....   [tags: pets, animal rights, human] 1150 words
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Positive Psychology: The Effects of Positive Emotions - Positive psychology describes the effects a positive attitude can have on one’s enjoyment of a situation, people, and life as whole. If one is able to find something good about every situation they encounter, then their overall life experience will be positive. It explains that one’s mindset determines the outcome of a situation, including how well they get along with people around them. Positive emotions are capable of changing not only one's outlook on life, but also their life as a whole. By viewing every situation in a positive way stress can be reduced, and both physical and mental discomfort will be limited....   [tags: positivism, physical therapy, mental illness]
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Unspoken Mottled Emotions - Unspoken Mottled Emotions The decision process for choosing life over death can be very complex. However, choices and its consequences will eventually manifest. While it may appear the American has decided in favor of the abortion, the conversation continually goes back and forth in undertones. The question posed in this situation is whether Jig has total control to decide autonomously to have an abortion. In Ernest Hemingway’s “Hills Like White Elephants”, the short story describes an American man and a girl traveling to Madrid to have an abortion....   [tags: Literary Analysis ] 842 words
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Emotions that Caused World War I - History is insipidly defined as the study of past events. However, every historian knows that history is more than a mere compilation of facts; it is the study of humanity. Every menial task we do in life is driven by something we overlook frequently: emotion. Emotions are the foundation of our lives, and are capable of altering our nature and actions. Consequently, to truly understand an event in history, we must delve into the emotions experienced, which act as the true human motivators. Throughout its atrocious duration, the Great War was filled with distinctive emotions ranging from anger all the way to sympathy and hope....   [tags: anger, sympathy, loyalty] 1078 words
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The Things They Carried: Emotions Are Not A Sign Of Weakness - Regardless of whatever the situation may be if a man's will power is strong enough he will definitely prevail. "I believe that man will not merely endure: he will prevail... the poet's voice need not merely be the record of the man, it can be one of the props, the pillars to help him endure and prevail.” William Faulkner’s speech in 1950 talks about the importance of emotions that man carries all throughout the difficult predicaments in life, all in which they surpass one after another, and Faulkner’s speech also talks about how a poet’s duty is to record all of the memorable moments of the life of man that are sometimes incomprehendable....   [tags: The things they carried, Tim O’Brien ] 852 words
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Emotions Come from Circumstances and Relationships - ... Without the catalyst that is emotion; the area of knowledge of the arts would likely be bland and sterile. However, creativity is enhanced when emotion is felt and the individual already has gift in a field. For example, the singer Adele wrote and produced her album after experiencing heartbreak. Adele had always been a talented singer, but the emotions that she felt, such as sadness, anger and spiritual pain enhanced her songwriting and singing capabilities as it was a vent for the expression of her inner turmoil’s and hurt....   [tags: creativity, ethics, human nature] 1070 words
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Emotions and Power in Macbeth by William Shakespeare - ... Tragic heroes are sometimes of noble birth and the witches have set their target on a man who’s soon to be promoted. Even after the entire chaos and destruction, Macbeth was still doomed to not survive, although some tragic heroes make it through with great suffering, Macbeth does not. In the article, Principal Topics, the author states “the weird sisters’ attempts at misinformation succeed not only because they favorably interpret the hero’s future, but also their revelations seem to come true almost immediately” (principal topics, 237) ....   [tags: tragic heroes, macduff] 596 words
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The Culture Industry: Manufactured Emotions and Democracy - The culture industry: Manufactured Emotions and Democracy In the past section, I demonstrated how emotions play a significant role in viewing political satire by presenting a basic outline of the theory of emotion. In addition, I presented how humor could assist in encouraging the democratic process by showing both sides of the extreme points of view in an argument, and encourage political knowledge acquisition. Despite the amount of evidence that support this position, a clear disconnect arises between viewing these shows and the intent of these shows to spark discussion....   [tags: political, humor, south park] 1608 words
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How Commercials Play with Our Emotions - In our society the media has the ability to get us consumers to buy products that we don't need but through advertising they allow us to feel that we must have it, in order for them to make money. They achieve this through advertisements that can be found in magazines, music videos, commercials, billboards, television/ radio and on the internet. A type of advertising that this essay will focus on are commercials. Through some commercials the cultural industry plays with our emotions to convince us we need their product....   [tags: advertisement, superstructure,society] 1768 words
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Ways Human's Emotions Prompt Motivation - ... Consequently, experience was gained in managing the shelter programs during the Director’s absence and for the position to be maintained. Ways Emotions Prompt Motivation in the Workplace The feeling of completing a task, the self-accomplish feeling that someone may have to be able to solve a problem, or help another individual can provide a self-reward emotion. With customer satisfaction, being recognized for a job well done and helping someone find a job, home, etc. may prompt more money, a promotion and personal enrichments....   [tags: workplace interactions, motivation]
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Love In Poems Brings Great Emotions - ... Must I bee still, while it my strength devours, and captive leads me prisoner bound, unfree?” In this part of her poem she questions if she can overcome love, but knows that it has full control over her now. Even though she tries to get away from its inescapable grasp on one’s soul, she realizes that she is under it’s power and has lost her freedom. The story is a great example of how in life, love will do this to a person and shows the feelings that one will most likely feel. It’s as if love controls you with a powerful spell and you must do whatever it commands....   [tags: romantic, tragic, mysticfying] 875 words
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What are Emotions? - What are Emotions. What are emotions and do they affect those we relate to in our daily lives. Webster’s Dictionary describes emotions as an affective state of consciousness in which joy, sorrow, fear, or the like is experienced. One can easily see emotions are a strong surge of feelings. These feelings could be happy, sorrowful, joyful, and anxious. You know these feelings and have probably experienced them all from time to time. Different situations will affect our emotions and cause them to change, but can our emotions affect the people that surround us....   [tags: Psychology Emotional Essays] 845 words
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Food: Enhancing People’s Emotions - Foods play an important role in the human’s life and help them to express their feelings. Food can help people on special occasions such as holidays and get-together to know their feelings. Thanksgiving Day is the best example of gathering and offering food to know how they feel and share their emotions with each other. The first novel “Like water for chocolate” and second novel “The Hundred-Foot Journey” proposes the theme that food is strongly associated with a person’s intentions. Moreover, food not only helps us to fulfill hunger it helps to know inner–feelings and expressions....   [tags: food recipes, cooking, kitchen]
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Emotions in Music - “The aim and the final end of music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul,” (brainyquote.com). This quote from Johann Sebastian Bach wholly describes the Baroque era. What musical forms, styles, and composers defined and dominated the Baroque musical era. The Baroque period lasted from the mid-1600’s to the mid-1700’s. The word “baroque” actually comes from the Portuguese term, “barocco,” meaning, “oddly-shaped pearl,” (baroque.org). This term was applied to the music and art of the 1600’s and 1700’s because, to the critics, as well as the patrons, the styles were overdone and exaggerated (baroque.org)....   [tags: baroque music era, god]
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Critical Analysis of Mrs. Mallard's Emotions in The Story of an Hour - Write a critical analysis of any aspect of "The Story of an Hour" which you found of interest and significance. Kate Chopin's `The Story of an Hour' is a short yet complex piece describing the feelings of Mrs Mallard. This story is overflowing with symbolism and imagery. The most prominent theme here is the longing for freedom. Chopin focuses on unfolding the emotional state of Mrs Mallard which can be separated into three stages: quickly moving to grief, through a sense of newfound freedom, and finally into the despair of the loss of that freedom....   [tags: American Literature Kate Chopin Emotion Mallard] 677 words
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Emotions in O Captain! My Captain!" by Walt Whitman - The poem, "O Captain. My Captain!" by Walt Whitman re-imagines the assassination of Abraham Lincoln by using emotions filled with shock and regret of losing a father figure. Walt Whitman has a patriotic attitude towards this poem as he describes Abraham Lincoln and all that he did for America by using imagery to develop a scene similar to the reality. The poet conveys his deep admiration for the achievements of Abraham Lincoln. Whitman shares his form by using a physical way of laying out and his attitude through the use of sound devices such as the iambic meter and the use of amphibrach....   [tags: abraham lincoln assassination, patriotic attitude]
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The Range of Emotions in the Novel “The Scarlet Letter” by Nathanial Hawthorne - Nathanial Hawthorne, the author of The Scarlet Letter, provoked many emotions throughout his entire novel. The emotions ranged from grief to anticipation. Each character played an important role in the novel and I believe that each character evoked a different emotion in the reader. Three of the characters in which Nathanial Hawthorne demonstrates this are Hester Prynne, Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale and their daughter Pearl. Hester Prynne, the main character of the novel, was a courageous and honorable person; even though, what she had been known for wasn’t such an admirable deed....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Analytical Essay] 525 words
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Two of the Strongest Emotions A person can Feel - Love and hate are two of the strongest emotion a person has for two seemingly very different reasons. These two emotions are classified as total opposites, but I believe that they are closer than one might expect even though they have very different connotations. Love is classified as the stereotypical eccentric and bubbly emotion with a fairly positive connotation. When you feel love, you feel like you are walking on air and you don’t understand it but all you know is that you are feeling the quintessence of happiness....   [tags: relationships, love, hate, oxytocin]
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How Memory and Hearing are Linked and thus Influence Emotions - Specific emotions, registered through previous experiences and thoughts, are triggered when a situation or atmosphere resembles or is akin to a memory from the past. Hearing is saved in one’s memory mostly together with the linked setting and happening. When a certain sound is heard, it can directly relate to what one has experienced or seen with that sound in the past and can bring up certain feelings. Childhood is a time of life that represents innocence and happiness. Composed of lively rhythms, most people have memories of singing children’s songs at kindergartens or child cares with peers they first start calling friends....   [tags: deja vu, science, senses, psychology] 554 words
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Writing and Literature is the Best Way of Expressing Emotions - Writing is arguably the most fluid way of expressing emotion, thought, personality, and wit. One’s thoughts are spread to others, by simply writing them down, and expressing them. Ultimately however, it is how one defines the language that distinguishes genuine individuality of thought. Often times in literature, there is often a common literary structure including certain emotions and thought. This traditional literary structure includes common moods, styles, or emotions as a reflection of the culture of the time period....   [tags: poems, sonnets, metaphysical] 2188 words
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Feelings and Emotions in The Piano Lesson by August Wilson - One of the main characters that is mentioned in the play The Piano Lesson by August Wilson is a woman named Berniece Charles. She has been a widow for three years and she has a daughter named Maretha Charles. Berniece works on her own to take care of her small family in the town of Pittsburgh. The main discussion in the play is the argument over the families’ piano with her brother, Boy Willie Charles. Berniece shows readers her different attitudes throughout the play about how her family piano makes her feel in a negative way, how it makes her feel in a positive way, and what the piano really means to her on a personal level....   [tags: widowed mother, Berniece Charles]
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Our Mental Health is Based on Emotions, Moods, and Reactions - ... Every time you listen to some special music, which remains you “old times” you can start crying or laughing. At most, if it will happens accidentally. Or when you have read the book about someone’s hard life – you understood how miserable your problems are. Art can influence not only mood, it may of change our lives. We became stronger and stronger. Live with art is self-education; it’s injection to another world. Because life without art it’s only black and white colors. In my research I would like to specialize on influence of music....   [tags: attitude, music, inspiration] 808 words
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The Meanings of Reason and Emotion - When studying the meanings of reason and emotion it is often that reason is defined as being synonymous with logic, and emotion with spontaneity. Common associations relate logic with conscious thought and contemplation, and emotion with impulse and reflex. Emotions can undermine reasoning when they “run away with us” (Bastien 66), clouding our judgments and causing us to make bad choices. However, emotion can also enhance reasoning by giving useful guidance whenever the environment fails to provide all the information needed for thoughtful analysis....   [tags: emotions, logic, reasoning] 1160 words
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Three Ways that a Manager can Cope with Negative Emotions - Three Ways that a Manager can Cope with Negative Emotions After an employee layoff, a manager can expect that that remaining employees will show signs of signs of distrust towards management, feel anxiety, and their productivity may decrease. Following a layoff, management should communicate individually with their staff and share that they are valued employees. Explain to them why and how they are valued; tell them what you feel they contribute to your effective, continuously improving work environment (Heathfield, 2014)....   [tags: honesty, transparency, layoffs]
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