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The Pathos: Franz Ferndinand's Last Words

Immediately after Gavrilo Princip shot the Austrian archduke and his wife Sophie, Franz Ferdinand turned to his wife and said:

Sophie, Sophie, don’t die–stay alive for our children.

Pretty Little Beasts

Monsters aren’t just warts and scars, teeth and slash and claws.

Some of them look like flowers.  Like jam on toast.  Like butterflies in bellies. 82 more words


"Pathos" -- Alice Meynell



Alice Meynell

A fugitive writer wrote not long ago on the fugitive page of a magazine: “For our part, the drunken tinker is the most real personage of the piece, and not without some hints of the pathos that is worked out more fully, though by different ways, in Bottom and Malvolio.”  Has it indeed come to this?  647 more words


Pathos, Melodrama and the Russian Opera

By Grazia Hanea

19th-century Russian opera – it’s all about drama, tragedy, and pathos. The spirit of melodrama is best embodied in Ilya Yefimovich Repin’s emotionally charged painting… 1,355 more words


Sartre’s anecdote about Pierre.

Every absence is concrete; there is the pathos of the particular.