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The Brothers Karamazov
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pathos
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • Your reverence," he cried, with sudden pathos, "you behold before you a buffoon in earnest!
  • He made no attempt at eloquence, at pathos, or emotional phrases.
  • But every one realized at once that the speaker might suddenly rise to genuine pathos and "pierce the heart with untold power."
  • But in the second half he suddenly changed his tone, and even his manner, and at once rose to pathos.

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  • 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

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