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Can you give me another way to say the following? I want to say: "Hopelessness can make...
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There are many different ways to say the same thing. Some ways are more creative than others. So, I will give you several different versions.
A simple inversion of the sentence is a follows: "An unhappy life is often caused by hopelessness."
Another version is as follows: The one who has no hope in life may be unhappy."
A more pithy was of saying this is: "unhappiness is rooted in hopelessness."
Here is a more figurative way to say it: "Hope leads to happiness, but hopelessness leads to unhappiness."
These version should get you started.
Posted by readerofbooks on June 24, 2013 at 3:33 AM (Answer #1)
Why not use metaphor as Emily Dickinson has done in her poem about hope whose first stanza reads,
“Hope” is the thing with feathers -That perches in the soul -And sings the tune without the words -And never stops - at all ....
Looming over the heart,
That will not rain forth aloud,
Or muster wind enough to depart,
But shadows the soul with its lifeless gloom throughout.
OR--Here is an example of a simple metaphor (life=gloom) used in a declarative sentence:
Hopelessness can loom so darkly over the heart that one's life is none but gloom.
Posted by mwestwood on June 24, 2013 at 4:52 AM (Answer #2)
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