The Bookshelf Muse has an Emotion Thesaurus. It shows how to describe the character’s emotion through a physical action. Each Thursday they introduce new emotions to the thesaurus, offering writers an ‘idea bank’ for the times when they get stuck. The lists in the sidebar give an indepth look at specific words,and can help spark an idea for the writer. At the bottom of the list is an Addendum to the Thesaurus, comprised of secondary/reactive emotions.
Expressing Cardinal Emotions: Male vs. Female Anger (loneliness, fatigue, pain, etc).
Tendency toward violence: hitting something, kicking, shoving, causing damage to something as an outlet for energy
Confronting others head on
Tendency to initiate vengeance with others
Letting emotions rule immediate judgement, leading to speeding, stomping down on an accelerator and peeling out of a parking lot, making rash decisions
Internalizes anger, doesn't talk about it
Able to move past anger eventually
Usually forgives and forgets
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