See more ideas about marina keegan, loneliness, opposites. While we may have different worldviews, we share a host of similarities. We don't have a word for the opposite of loneliness, but if we did, I'd say that's how I feel at Yale. Solitude is not the same as loneliness. THE OPPOSITE OF LONELINESS The official page for The Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan, collecting quotations, stories, and responses to the book. And we don’t have to lose that. Loneliness isn’t about being by yourself. 1. Loneliness is about finding a landing-place, or not, and knowing that, whatever you do, you can go back there. That’s fine, right and good, desirable in many ways. The “great belonging” which she holds up as the opposite of loneliness is the sense in which we all belong to God or whatever higher power we sense in our lives. I connected with her piece and I have shared excerpts below that I altered for a Liberty graduate. With all of you. Here. We don’t have a word for the opposite of loneliness, but if we did, I’d say that’s how I feel at Yale. 2. Social acceptance, ‘being liked,’ has so much power because it holds the feelings of loneliness at bay. There’s this quote making the rounds in Exeter circles (first shown to me by a Senior friend) that I want to share with you, from “The Opposite of Loneliness” by Yale alumna Marina Keegan. And my search brought upon a girl Marina Keegan who wrote an essay called "The Opposite of Loneliness" (and tragically died in a car accident six days later). Feb 11, 2012 - Explore Margot Jackler's board "Marina Keegan: The Opposite of Loneliness", followed by 378 people on Pinterest. Administered by the author's representatives. How I feel right now. In love, impressed, humbled, scared. How I feel right now. While "happiness" is the direct opposite of "sadness," this word does have merit as an opposite of loneliness, as well After all, loneliness is a melancholy emotion, and is usually exclusive of happiness.In fact, most definitions of loneliness characterize that … The eternal quest of the individual human being is to shatter his loneliness. Here. In love, impressed, humbled, scared. 4. With all of you. Quotes from her book will be used for the discussion to showcase her work and how she perceived the world in her texts. I think it so perfectly encapsulates everything I’m feeling right now, and I wanted y’all to see it: Let’s make something happen to this world. She continuously brings up a sobering remembrance of the magnanimity of the word individualism in her work. –– Marina Keegan Please share your own! The opposite of Loneliness is not Togetherness , It's Intimacy Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty. A place to return. – Jeanette Winterson 3. We’re in this together, 2012. The opposite of loneliness isn’t company, it is return.

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