Class Project – Emotion Scenarios
After taking an exam, two friends, Mike and Tom, discuss their scores.
Despite spending weeks
preparing for the exam, Mike failed.
Tom passed the exam and admits to Mike that he cheated.
This is overheard by their professor, Dr. Williams.
3, 12, 31, 32, 54, 63, 80, 118
Mike would feel frustration and grumpiness in going so poorly on the
exam, but also jealousy and spite towards Tom because he cheated.
64, 65, 107, 115, 121, 128
Tom would feel happiness and relief in doing well on the exam, but also
sympathy for Mike as well as guilt in him for cheating.
6, 22, 31, 32, 54, 121
Dr Williams would feel compassion and sympathy for Mike in that he
studied rigorously and failed, but also frustration and disappointment in
Tom for cheating.
Jim is a doctor who was responsible for amputating the leg of his patient, Mark.
accidentally amputated the wrong leg.
Although it was Jim’s fault, Jim denies that it was his fault
and blames the mistake on his intern, Monica.
22, 31, 37, 54, 61, 64, 95, 115, 121
Jim would feel disappointment and grief in amputating the wrong leg,
but also sympathy and compassion for Mark. Jim would also feel shame
and guilt for blaming Monica for his mistake.
3, 10, 28, 35, 59, 63, 69, 71, 92, 111
Mark would feel anger and hostility towards Monica for the mistake, but
also depression and gloom because presumably he now has two
10, 32, 33, 35, 71, 128
Monica would feel anger and disgust towards Jim for placing the blame
Evelyn receives news that her boyfriend, Josh, who is a pilot in the air force, has just been shot
down from his helicopter while fighting in Iraq and disappeared without a trace.
She is consoled
by her friend Jack, who was Josh’s best friend.
After some months, Evelyn and Jack fall in love
and decide to get engaged.
Shortly after, Evelyn receives a call telling her that Josh is actually
alive and will be home in just a few days.
Upon Josh’s return, Evelyn and Jack meet with Josh
and tell him their news.
2, 20, 22, 111, 116
Evelyn would feel shock to find that Josh is alive, and show him
compassion as well. She would also feel mixed affections and caring
towards both men.
5, 6, 28, 30, 55, 69, 87, 97, 111, 118, 119, 120, 129
Josh would feel unhappiness, sadness, depression, and loneliness to find
Evelyn and Jack engaged, but also fury and spite towards both Evelyn
and Jack for doing such a thing to hurt him.
6, 37, 61, 64, 65, 107, 128