ReBlog – How To Write Character Emotion: Guilt & Shame

ReBlog – Another installment of the how to show emotion posts.

New emotional food for thought: Are guilt and shame the same thing? Is it possible to feel one without the other? Do we ever “get over” shame and guilt? What’s the dividing line between the two? Are there some people who only feel these emotions when they get caught?

Synonyms: disgrace, self-disgust, humiliation, degradation, dishonor, infamy, remorse, self-abomination, embarrassment, mortification, chagrin, unworthiness, contempt, disrespect, debasement, disappointment

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Source: How To Write Character Emotion: Guilt & Shame | BlogHer

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