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He’s interested in what I’m saying! Wow, I’m so interesting! What I’m saying is really interesting! I am SO not interested! He is boring me to death! Would someone please just get me out of here?! Have you ever been in a situation like this?
Emotion Verbs Adjectives There are many verbs which have to do to with emotions or feelings, such as: excite interest amaze irritate horrify Many of these verbs can be modified to form adjectives.
-ing and –ed pairs There are many pairs of adjectives derived from such verbs, for example: exciting excited interesting interested amazing amazed irritating irritated horrifying horrified Can you think of others?
What’s the difference? When we talk about emotions or feelings, we divide people or things into two categories, based on whether they cause the emotion (the “Source”) or experience the emotion (the “Experiencer”)
Source A Source can be a thing or a person. When we talk about a Source, we use the –ing form. The contortionist was amazing.
Experiencer Usually an Experiencer is a person. An Experiencer experiences the emotion or feeling. An Experiencer is affected by the Source. When we talk about an Experiencer, we use the –ed form.