Cassandra Nipe - AP English Tone Explanations - Depressed is placed on the darkest shade because being depressed encapsulates being melancholy upset

Cassandra Nipe - AP English Tone Explanations - Depressed...

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Depressed is placed on the darkest shade because being depressed encapsulates being melancholy, upset, and despairing. Feeling depressed is like feeling the world crumple in around you, with no way out, drowning in your own misery. Numb. He dropped to the cold floor, wanting the numbness to cease, hoping to feel something, hoping to feel nothing anymore. Despairing is placed on the second darkest shade because you can lose all hope and feel dejected without being depressed or be in a depressive state. Whereas being in despair can be caused by being upset and melancholy, digging you deeper into the dark. He sat there despondent, barley listening to the hum of doctors and nurses coming and going, eyes focused on the dry-erase calendar in front of his bed, mocking him; three days left, three days until the dark takes him. Upset is placed on the third darkest shade because being upset usually only lasts for a moment,

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