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Sentimentality

Checkers
dog given as gift to Nixon; used in his defense of political contributions during presidential campaign (1952). [Am. Hist.: Wallechinsky, 126]
Dondi
comic strip in which sentimentality is the main motif. [Comics: Horn, 217–218]
Fauntleroy, Little Lord
impossibly kind and unselfish child is loved by all and reforms selfish grandfather. [Am. Lit.: Benét, 591]
Five Little Peppers
saccharine story of five orphans. [Am. Lit.: Harriet Lothrop Five Little Peppers and How They Grew in Hart, 495]
Goody Two Shoes
mawkish girl, overpleased to have two shoes, exclaims her fortune to all. [Nurs. Rhyme: “Little Goody Two Shoes” in Barnhart, 502]
Hardy, Andy
protagonist of 1930s series of sentimental “family” movies. [Am. Cinema: Griffith, 300]
Little Nell
death scene of sweet child epitomizes sentimentality. [Br. Lit.: Old Curiosity Shop]
Mary Magdalene
portrayed traditionally in art as weeping; whence, maudlin. [Art: Misc.]
Orsino
plays role of languishing lover. [Br. Lit.: Twelfth Night]
Sentimental Tommy
forever playing the hero, he fails to be the faithful lover and husband of his adoring Grizel. [Br. Lit.: J. M. Barrie Sentimental Tommy in Benét, 914]
sob sister
journalist who handles advice to lovelorn column. [Am. Journalism: Brewer Dictionary, 1016]
Sweet Adeline
tune of a man’s former romance, usually sung in barbershop harmony. [Am. Music: Hart, 823]
Waltons, The
television show of depression-era America softened by nostalgia. [TV: Terrace, II, 418–419]
Werther
artistic young man whose ultra-romantic life is filled with hopeless passions. [Ger. Lit.: The Sorrows of Young Werther in Magill I, 915]
References in classic literature ?
This it is which administers to his delight in the manifold forms, and sounds, and odors and sentiments amid which he exists.
The poem on the whole, however, is chiefly to be admired for the graceful insouciance of its metre, so well in accordance with the character of the sentiments, and especially for the ease of the general manner.
With our modern and altogether rational ideas of the absurdity and impiety of warfare, we are not precisely in that frame of mind best adapted to sympathize with the sentiments, and thus to appreciate the real excellence of the poem.
The Corsican had taken pleasure in developing these savage sentiments in the heart of his daughter, precisely as a lion teaches the lion- cubs to spring upon their prey.
This expression of your sentiments," he remarked at last, "is interesting so far as it goes.
Finally, those sentiments dictate the lines--grateful, sympathetic, paternal lines--which appear in this place.
Korea's overall consumer sentiment improved to the highest level since April 2014 on hopes of the new government's economic policy, according to the central bank, Friday.
Technavio, a tech-focused market research firm, has published a new report on the global sentiment analysis software market, which is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 16% during the forecast period 2017-2021.
We use the orthogonalized investor sentiment index formed by M.
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Social media sentiment analysis involves analyzing opinions that appear in blog posts, comments, reviews or tweets.