My Life, My Emotions

2035 WordsJul 13, 20189 Pages
We are who we pretend to be, so we must be careful of who we pretend to be – Kurt Vonnegut “Theme- a subject of discourse, discussion, meditation, or composition; topic (Dictionary.com).” A theme is something that makes up a huge, important part of a story: it gives the story an identity. A theme holds the story all together, and the theme that holds my story together is Whirlwind of Emotions. My life is full of ups and downs, so there is no one emotion that rules my life. These emotions come at unpredictable times, and I affect everyone around me in a negative or a positive way as a result. There are five major emotions that affect me randomly at times: Contemplative, Stressed Out, Ambitious, Maniacal, and Hopefulness, and…show more content…
“Yet knowing way leads onto way, / I doubted if I should ever come back (Frost lines 14-15).” I also know that whenever I try to accomplish something when I’m ambitious, there is a better path that I could take elsewhere that is easier and not as rewarding. “Then took the other, as just as fair, / And having perhaps the better claim,… (Frost lines 6-7).” I act completely different when I am ambitious, because when I have a goal in mind that I want to achieve, I put my head down and work to the extreme to complete that goal. For the most part, when I get to that point, I have usually done the things that most people would rather not do, such as check over my work or write done what I plan to say for my next speech. I also get better results after I go the extra distance. This quote from the poem that best explains how I act when I do the extra things that most people wouldn’t do, “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I- / I took the one less traveled by, / And that has made all the difference (Frost lines 18-20) During those points in my life, I occasionally wish that I could have taken the other path, the easier path. Every now and then during those points in my life, I am lost in the choices that I have to make, and I sometimes wish that I could do both choices. “And sorry I could not travel both/and be one traveler, long I stood (Frost lines 2-3) This emotion fits into my life by representing my over-achieving side, and also is the drive for perfection and
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