How we change what others think, feel, believe and do
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The Jealous person, through some Cause or Author, appears to becomes jealous of some Object. There may also be a Supposed Accomplice.
Mistakes of judgement are one of the patterns that occur in stories that echo our daily lives. When we make assumptions and miss important facts, we can easily make decisions that turn out to be tragically wrong.
We can easily become jealous, which makes this a trigger that others can set off in us when they seek to manipulate us for other ends.
Seeing these mistakes played out in stories both horrifies us as we see injustice done and perhaps makes us feel guilt for the wrongs we have done. It also reminds us to take care before jumping to decisions.
'Mistaken jealousy' is the 32nd of Georges Polti's 36 Dramatic Situations.