Emotions And Differences In Arthur Miller's 'Emojis'

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Teenagers, adults, grandparents, and all those who own high tech cell phones commonly use emojis when texting. Why are emojis so popular? Emojis can portray the feelings that the sender is texting effectively, therefore avoiding possibilities of miscommunication. For example, if one receives a text in response to a question saying, “Ok,” the recipient can interpret the message in two ways, agreement or disagreement. The expression of a cartoon yellow face can describe the sender’s feeling as being happy or unamused. In this instance, one can see the roles of how emotions can shape a person’s point of view. Happiness, sadness, lust, and anger are a few examples of the many emotions that humans feel. How people perceive the world around them…show more content…
He constantly performed vigils, and had, “constant introspection wherewith he tortured but could not purify himself” (115). His internal conflict allows him to create powerful sermons that sway the people’s hearts, which distances him from being able to reveal the truth since the townspeople people revere him more. Dimmesdale does not want to ruin his holy image or create discontent among the inhabitants of Salem. With his desire of relief, he decides to confess his sin at night in order to avoid the presence of the public, “without any effort of his will, or power or restrain himself, he shrieked aloud…sound[ing] with a far greater power, to his own startled ears, than it actually possessed” (118). Dimmesdale overlooks Hester and Pearl when they encounter each other in the town, but when they are in the forest he openly shares his affection, “O Hester thou art my better angel! I seem to have flung myself…down upon these forest leaves, and to have risen up all made anew…Why did we not find it sooner?” (159). Dimmesdale is well aware of the consequences that a sin had in Puritan society. He was one of the three men questioning Hester at the scaffold and throughout the seven years he had witnessed the cruel treatment of the townspeople towards Hester. Dimmesdale cannot bring himself to confess due to his fear of the citizens’ judgment. Emotions guide oneself to make decision whether it is the past, present, or future. A person learns from past experiences and uses that knowledge to have a better outcome in the

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