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Defining Emotions-An Exercise ~ My Chaotic Brain: Perspective Shifting
Jeffrey Eugenides writes, “Emotions, in my experience, aren’t covered by single words. I don’t believe in “sadness”, “joy”, or “regret.” Maybe the best proof that the language is patriarchal is that it oversimplifies feeling. I’d like to have at my disposal complicated hybrid emotions, Germanic train-car constructions like, say, “the happiness that attends disaster.” Or: … Read more...