Dimmesdale whips himself and holds vigils to make up for his sins. He is physically and mentally deteriorating the longer he is with Chillingworth. He is suffering in every possible way. The first line of the song is, “I hurt myself today, to see if I still feel.” Dimmesdale is hurting himself just because he thinks it will make up for his sin.
Paul experiences this deep sorrow and depression because he feels that he has been completely robbed of his sentiment. Furthermore, Paul feels that because of war’s ability to manipulate his feelings into becoming almost static, he has no choice but to have self control and bottle up his emotions. This emphasizes the fact that war causes pain by twisting a soldiers emotions so they fall into a deep despair and begin to crumble, until eventually they are left with nothing but a skeleton of what they once were. Moreover, In the same conversation with his mother, Paul wishes to be taken back in time so he can escape the anguish he currently feels: “Ah! Mother, Mother!
This grief causes him to feel very unsafe, which leads to him making an irrational and radical decision (killing himself). Finally, long-term memories commonly influence teenagers’ emotions (Zarra 2). This is an additional way in which teenagers’ decisions are guided by their emotions. This correlates to Romeo and Juliet because it explains how Romeo and Juliet thought of
In “The Assault”, Harry Mulisch uses the protagonist Anton to change Anton’s mood in different settings, that eventually leads him to find closure. He experiences unhealthy tension that gradually fades into a release which describes his healing process. Throughout the novel, the ugly truth is revealed to him. From stories of the past, Anton gets caught up in mixed emotions from variety of characters in the novel. Each character reveals the truth of the night he lost his family to Anton.
For example, in stanza one lines one and three Roethke uses a rhyme scheme like the word “breath” rhymes with “death.” This line promotes the argument that his father abuses him because the word “ death” implies that a person is struggling in life. In stanza one lines two and four the author uses another rhyme scheme; the words “boy dizzy” rhymes with “not easy.” Further, the Roethke uses “boy dizzy” and “not easy” to imply that Roethke is struggling in life.
According to Dr. Harold, depression occurs when a person’s brain has trouble managing stress such as divorce, loss of a valued friendship, or death of a loved one. Holdens overwhelming emotion caused him to overreact violently without knowing or feeling
This demonstrated descriptions of Ronald Adams fear and anxiety because it lets the reader know how much he is dreading being in his car. This is suspenseful because Adam’s has no idea what he wants to do now. Finally, in Closed for the Season it states, “My heart dropped with a cold thud from my chest to my stomach.” This illustrates descriptions of the characters fear and anxiety because he is so scared that his heart dropped. This is suspenseful because the reader could start getting worried for the character.
My Way or The Railway “Paul’s Case” Willa Cather Henry Wadsworth Longfellow once said, “Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.” In the story, “Paul’s Case by Willa Cather, Paul was a young man who, in all reality, was a sad person who exhibited many signs of having a possible personality disorder. In the story, Paul dealt with alienation, having narcissistic tendencies, and a distortion of reality. The behavior that Paul displayed, ultimately created havoc in his life as it led him down a very dark path. A path that would inevitably be one he will walk alone.
A good quote that shows how black can be used to show deep emotions is, "Somehow, between the sadness and loss, Max Vandenburg, who was now a teenager with hard hands, blackened eyes, and a sore tooth, was also a little disappointed. ”(Zusak 188) The use of black in this quote shows how Max’s eyes were deep and filled with sadness. Using the color really helps the reader visualize how max was feeling. In the book, Death who is the narrator denies he wears a black robe.
King’s efficient writing. Dark, visual metaphors were strewn across his letter such as, “Too long has our beloved Southland been bogged down in a tragic effort to live in monologue rather than dialogue,” and “There comes a time when the cup of endurance runs over, and men are no longer willing to be plunged into the abyss of despair.” Descriptive visuals such as these, express Dr. King’s own perception of the horrendous despair the negroes experienced. Thus, in parts of his letter, King would allow his desperation to spiral out in long anaphoric sentences such as, “But when you have seen vicious mobs lynch your mothers and fathers […]; when you have seen hate-filled policemen curse […]; when you see the vast majority […]; when you suddenly find your tongue twisted […]”
In his book, Grief Counseling and Grief Therapy, Dr. William Worden outlines four tasks of mourning that one must accomplish in order to “adapt to the loss” (Worden, 39); “to accept the reality of the loss… to process the pain of grief…to adjust to a world without the deceased... [and] to find an enduring connection with the deceased in the midst of embarking on a new life” (Worden, 39-50). When children are exposed to death at a young age, it is difficult for them to grasp a mature understanding of death and they often lack the ability to express and verbally process their emotions (Thomas-Adams, 12). Bibliotherapy is the practice of using literature for the therapeutic treatment of mental or psychological disorders. Bibliotherapy can be