Tyrion's Speech Analysis

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Tyrion’s Use of Emotions In Tyrion’s trial speech in Game of Thrones, he displays a difficulty in handling intense emotions. Particularly, Tyrion has trouble dealing with anger in this video clip. His temper boils over and he says a variety of terrible things; he tells the civilians that he wishes they were all dead and he lashes out at a woman and calls her a whore. This difficulty in managing emotions is likely to be linked to a low emotional intelligence, and specifically, it is certain to be linked to very low empathy for others. He thinks that he has been done wrong by being put on trial for committing murder when he feels he is innocent. Because he is so upset about this treatment, he might be making the fundamental attribution error…show more content…
I think that under circumstances where my emotions reach a high intensity, that’s when I’m most likely to vent and speak about what’s on my mind. Usually, I choose to suppress the things that I’m feeling because I don’t want other people to know and I don’t want them to think my emotions are out of my control. I would argue that my tendency to suppress emotions is strongly shaped by the male gender role of society; men traditionally are expected to keep control of their emotions because a lack of control can display weakness. While I’m here to argue whether or not this standard is good, I do think it has impacted how I express emotions towards…show more content…
Especially with anger, I try to hold in agitated or aggressive feelings until I calm down a little bit, and usually by that time I’ve already let it go and moved on. When I choose to vent, I generally vent to people that I already have a close relationship with because I feel more comfortable with disclosing what’s on my mind. Usually when I vent—especially when it’s about things other people have done—I don’t take into consideration how my words could affect others because I can become consumed in my own feelings. This is an important ethical concern for me to address regarding venting because disclosing too much information about other people can end up resulting in conflicts in the future if information gets back to people. Another ethical concern with venting is that doing it too much or saying things to someone else that are perplexing and concerning can harm the closeness of a friendship. On the other hand, suppression can become unethical when it used as a constant strategy; rather than releasing emotions in a healthy way, constant suppression ends up with intense emotions bubbling over, controlling the way people
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