To better see all uses of the word
pathos
in
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
please enable javascript.

pathos
Used In
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • He so worked upon his feelings with the pathos of these dreams, that he had to keep swallowing, he was so like to choke; and his eyes swam in a blur of water, which overflowed when he winked, and ran down and trickled from the end of his nose.
  • "I reckon I ain’t dressed fitten for a pirate," said he, with a regretful pathos in his voice; "but I ain’t got none but these."
  • But the pathos, the lesson, the moral of the great spectacle were lost upon the boy; he only thought of the conspicuousness of the principal character before the on-looking nations; his face lit with the thought, and he said to himself that he wished he could be that child, if it was a tame lion.

  • There are no more uses of "pathos" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • The film captured all the pathos of their situation and brought tears to my eyes.
  • Without the pathos of the doomed boy, we have a picture of farming and merchant shipping with no narrative or thematic power.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading