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Classical Antiquity (2022) 41 (1): 180–220.
Published: 01 April 2022
... of one of Chariton s favored techniques for guiding reader response.56 The relationship between the emotional reactions of the embedded audience and the scene that prompts them therefore provides an instructive glimpse of the manner in which Chariton expects his narrative to resonate emotionally...
Classical Antiquity (2021) 40 (2): 221–248.
Published: 01 October 2021
... psychotherapeutic technique. This strategy should be seen in the context of Stoic theories of perception and the embodied nature of emotion (theories that resonate in significant respects with findings in cognitive neuroscience). Yet Seneca’s approach is also profoundly colored by a perception of the relationship...
Classical Antiquity (2016) 35 (2): 189–214.
Published: 01 October 2016
... that fragments the self by pitting opposing emotional states against one another.36 Standing before Mnasitheos mnema, simultaneously desiring the beauty of what we see and confronting the tragedy of what we know, we are meant to experience, in a sense, the emotionally debilitating effects of death in our own...