My problem with the movie was in the extraordinary convergence of catharses going on. From Wordnik.com. [The Terrorists Are Coming, the Terrorists Are Coming!] Reference
The Republicans 'catharses were based not upon principle but upon their political survival. From Wordnik.com. [Yo Ho Ho, and an Embottled Rummy] Reference
Equating the respective emotional catharses of love and death (all of them, to varying degrees). From Wordnik.com. [Mi] Reference
But this is not the Broadway theater I knew and loved, whose plays purged us with their Aristotelian catharses. From Wordnik.com. [Melanie Chartoff: Spine-tingling"Spiderman"--for All the Wrong Reasons] Reference
Truly experimental, avant-garde music is frequently heavily laden with emotional catharses, existential questing, or convoluted obscurity. From Wordnik.com. [Buzzine » Animal Collective] Reference
With only 23,000 other columnists trying to pitch their own catharses, I figured there was room for another 700 – 800 words a week, especially since newspapers appeared to be desperate for features. From Wordnik.com. [Enquiring Minds and Space Aliens Revisited] Reference
Favreau trusts that we've either seen enough movies or actually had lives so that we don't need everything laid out for us in big emotional scenes with the actors yelling and snuffling their way to fake catharses. From Wordnik.com. [Cottonheaded ninnymuggins] Reference
Narrative shows both how a tendency to altruistic punishment can bring you closer to those equilibria and how they can be broken, either to be repaired (happy endings, or some tragic catharses) or not (as in some other kinds of tragedy). From Wordnik.com. [In Advance of Russell Crowe, Adam Thorpe tells us about the ‘Real’ Robin Hood] Reference
Today's catharses aren't spiritual; they are commercial. From Wordnik.com. [The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com] Reference
Describing a life through empty words and old photos is not really effective, but the family's own catharses of their immense love and anguish pulls at your very own innards. From Wordnik.com. [New York Press] Reference
It is no stretch: Artists are sympathetic to Sam Adams because he, in his transgressions, enacted literally the boiling catharses that artists commit symbolically in their work. From Wordnik.com. [AltWeeklies.com Site Feed] Reference
Not only did the episode show the catharses of both Minori and Ami, it also featured Taiga's subconscious confession to Ryuuji and subsequently Ryuuji's realization that Taiga liked him a lot and was hurting herself immensely because of her desire to pair Minori and Ryuuji up. From Wordnik.com. [AnimeBlogger.net Antenna] Reference
C) Gives you a tangible process for building and releasing dissonance (establishing and achieving catharses, of which there are usually four). From Wordnik.com. [SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles - Part 1037] Reference
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