Origin of pathos
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Hall is another highlight, endowing an underwritten woman-scorned character with some real pathos.Nine Perfect Strangers Is a Master Class From Some of Hollywood’s Finest Actors— But Not Much More|Judy Berman|August 17, 2021|Time
They all moved from plot point to plot point and from pathos to comedy with few punches or punchlines landing.
In the celebrated mad scene concluding the first act, for example, once she is stricken she is totally enveloped by the pathos of her situation.Carla Fracci, a reigning star of 20th-century ballet, dies at 84|Emily Langer|May 30, 2021|Washington Post
The shock value is high, but so is the level of pathos imbued in Krauze’s text.
Everywhere DakhaBrakha has played, fans have rhapsodized about the joy and pathos in their music.What Makes Music Universal - Issue 99: Universality|Kevin Berger|April 29, 2021|Nautilus
Dickens was a master of heart-wrenching pathos because he felt every pain as he wrote.
This movie and the novel are a beautiful blend of pathos and comedy.Sherman Alexie on His New Film, the Redskins, and Why It's OK to Laugh at His Work|William O’Connor|August 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Braff is striving to convey a poignant blend of pathos and humor here, but his sort of striving is a form of cheating.
And the first two episodes were directed by Peter Berg of Friday Night Lights, who is a master of small-town pathos.‘The Leftovers’ Review: A Fever Dream You Can’t Wake Up From|Andrew Romano|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Once edgily shocking, the show now feels rich with pathos and poignancy.
There are others who disclose a special susceptibility to the more simple effects of pathos.Children's Ways|James Sully
He is a funny figure, you say; but, by your leave, it seems to me that he is only a figure of a very great pathos.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
Thomas Westfield died; a learned English divine, whose eloquence and pathos procured him the appellation of the weeping prophet.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Few poets have united as he has, delicate pathos and comic force, pure rêverie and the sense of the grotesque.Friend Mac Donald|Max O'Rell
There was a touching pathos in Jakey's voice as he sang, and it was intensified when he asked, "Doan' you 'member me, honey?"The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes