(1) Once, she had simply blurted out her feelings, yet there had been no catharsis , no flood of relief, only an empty realisation that she had made her mother cry.(2) music is a means of catharsis for them(3) They seem to be waiting for something, perhaps catharsis or relief, but it's not coming anytime soon.(4) The purpose of tragedy is catharsis , a powerful emotional experience in which the audience purges the emotions of pity and fear.(5) Indeed, the author makes it clear that one of his reasons for writing the book is to assist in the grieving process - in other words, a form of catharsis .(6) Of course, a sense of catharsis is central to a book of this nature.(7) For the fans, this dance provides catharsis and releases pent-up energy.(8) There is catharsis , release, and a dispersion of pent-up emotions and feelings.(9) I wonder if he knows that catharsis can mean a cleansing or purging of the bowels.(10) Most people need drama, excitement, pathos, catharsis - on some level their emotions have to connect with their minds in order to understand.(11) They always seem to focus on surprise and juxtaposition, or tension relief, or catharsis , or something.(12) These acidify the proximal colon and result in a dose dependent catharsis .(13) We're left confused, appalled, and with no clear idea about anyone's guilt and no place to put our mixed emotions, no catharsis at all.(14) But, we are filled with a sense of emotional catharsis when we see it because it tells the truth in a much more real way than any news story or blog post has ever done.(15) For instance, Brecht challenged the worth of stories that merely entertain, amuse or at best, provide emotional involvement and release through catharsis .(16) And I think there will be a sense of catharsis and relief on the part of the majority of the Peruvian population.