disconsolation


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In many accounts of modern city writing, disconsolation and alienation become the central topoi.
It was explained that in normal speech, these emotions are seldom encountered in their full form and this is why joy should be interpreted as an emotion that also covers gratitude, happiness, pleasure and exhilaration; anger also includes resentment, irony, reluctance, contempt, malice and rage; and sadness covers loneliness, disconsolation, concern and hopelessness, while neutral refers to normal speech without special emotions.
76) Finally, both poems share a disconsolation about the gap between (social) man and nature.
You can feel the pull of dizzying disconsolation bubbling under cinematic surfaces.
And while disappointment is added to failure, and despondence to disconsolation, tragedy and catastrophe accumulate like the pile of debris that grows skyward before Walter Benjamin's angel of history (Benjamin, 257-8).