has a color
associated with it and vice-versa. It is seen a lot in poetry
. The emotions and colors have become associated by time and tradition. The roots of this phenomenon seem to be in Hinduism
, and the belief that the color of a person's aura
refects his emotions at a certain time.
(Don't hold me to this, I have not studied the origins of the connection between color and emotion. I have only made deductions from what I do know).
The color - emotion relations are:
In poetry, you will find mostly just the major colors, and with their most obvious connotations
(White - purity, black - death, red - love, blue - sadness, green - jealousy, yellow- fear, brown - illness and purple - anger).
The colors stand for many things, whereas I have written only the main emotion. For example, yellow is also associated with intelligence, and blue is also associated with honesty, worry and spirituality.