Red

Moods: Hot, affectionate, angry, defiant, contrary, hostile, full of vitality, excitement, love.

Symbolic Meanings Happiness, lust, intimacy, love, restlessness, agitation, royalty, rage, sin, blood.

Football. "Knute Rockne tried to stimulate his players by using a red-walled locker room, while the opponents were lulled in restful blue quarters" (Vargas 1986:152).

Media. Dramatic motion pictures such as The Red Badge ofCourage (1951), Lady in Red (1979), and Reds (1981) feature, respectively, hostile, sexual, and political meanings of redness.

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