|The first excerpt represents the element of Air. It speaks of mental influences and the process of thought, and is drawn from Little Women by Louisa May Alcott:
Jo's sudden change of tone made the girls laugh, but all
looked rather anxious, and no one said a word as Snodgrass
took his seat.
"We'll put it to a vote," said the President. "All in
favor of this motion please to manifest it by saying, `Aye'."
"Contrary-minded say, `No'."
Meg and Amy were contrary-minded, and Mr. Winkle rose to
say with great elegance, "We don't wish any boys, they only
joke and bounce about. This is a ladies' club, and we wish to
be private and proper."
"I'm afraid he'll laugh at our paper, and make fun of us
|The second excerpt represents the element of Fire. It speaks of emotional influences and base passions, and is drawn from Lady Chatterley's Lover by D. H. Lawrence:
her. She watched his face, and the passion for him moved in her bowels.
She resisted it as far as she could, for it was the loss of herself to
He put on his waistcoat and his coat, and pushed a way through to the
The last level rays of the sun touched the wood. 'I won't come with
you,' he said; 'better not.'
She looked at him wistfully before she turned. His dog was waiting so
anxiously for him to go, and he seemed to have nothing whatever to say.
Connie went slowly home, realizing the depth of the other thing in her.
Lady Chatterley's Lover