Herbie faces many challenges, and sometimes it gets him down. Dad, too, but those challenges are often self-inflicted
. The SIGH
is the most common way to express sadness, but the ultimate expression may be WOE
, in a black speech balloon.
There are many examples women sighing for Herbie, but those are expressions of desire, not sadness.
Index terms: emotion, interjection, exclamation, woe, sigh, setback, woe-is-me, Richard E. Hughes, Ogden Whitney