The Silent Speaker - Sentiment


The reader is given the opportunity to see how much Wolfe's attitude toward sentiment changes over a brief span of time. In The Silent Speaker, he tells Archie, "One of your most serious defects is that you have no sentiment." Only two years later, in And Be a Villain, he tells Archie, "You would sentimentalize the multiplication table."

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Moral Rationalism - Criticisms
... distinct faculties and that the foundations of morality lie in sentiment, not reason ... According to Hume, "...morality is determined by sentiment ... or quality gives to a spectator the pleasing sentiment of approbation and vice the contrary" (EPM, Appendix 1, ΒΆ10) ...
Stock Market Corrections - Investor Sentiment
... Investor sentiment is a contrarian stock market indicator ... When a high proportion of investors express a bearish (negative) sentiment, some analysts consider it to be a strong signal that a market bottom may be near ... The predictive capability of such a signal (see also market sentiment) is thought to be highest when investor sentiment reaches extreme values ...

Sentiment can refer to activity of five material senses (hearing, sight, touch, smell, and taste) associating them with or as something considered transcendental:

  • Feelings and emotions
  • Sentimentality, the literary device which is used to induce an emotional response disproportionate to the situation, and thus to substitute heightened and generally unthinking feeling for normal ethical and intellectual judgment
  • Sentimental novel, an eighteenth-century literary genre
  • Market sentiment, optimism or pessimism in financial and commodity markets
  • Sentiment analysis, automatic detection of opinions embodied in text
  • News sentiment, automatic detection of opinions embodied in news
Text Analytics - Text Analysis Processes
... Extraction identification of associations among entities and other information in text Sentiment analysis involves discerning subjective (as opposed to factual) material and ... Text analytics techniques are helpful in analyzing sentiment at the entity, concept, or topic level and in distinguishing opinion holder and opinion object ...
Anti-Ukrainian Sentiment
... Anti-Ukrainian sentiment or Ukrainophobia is animosity towards Ukrainians, Ukrainian culture, language or Ukraine as a nation ... Modern scholars define two types of anti-Ukrainian sentiment one based on discrimination of Ukrainians based on their ethnic or cultural origin (similar to other manifestations of xenophobia and racism), and ...

Famous quotes containing the word sentiment:

    Whoever has had the experience of the moral sentiment cannot choose but believe in unlimited power. Each pulse from that heart is an oath from the Most High. I know not what the word sublime means, if it be not the intimations, in this infant, of a terrific force.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    For be it remembered that we have not published any ... sentiment without having first ourselves carefully examined it on all sides. We expect not therefore ... a hasty censure because our opinions may happen to appear new as to some particular points, which our readers may never before have thoroughly examined.
    Sarah Fielding (1710–1768)

    Were anyone nowadays to venture to say, “Whoever is not for me is against me,” he would immediately have everyone against him. MThis sentiment does credit to our times.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)