Anger In The Angry Young Men And The Absurd

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Anger is an emotion that exists within the human nature. It is a feeling that leads to freedom, helps in creating and forming one's destiny, a means for existence and a result of painful experience. It is said to be a result of the presence of human beings. It is said that Anger appeared clearly in the 20th century, after the second World War, due to the inferiority and injustice of the rulers. It also appeared as a reaction to the stupidity and silliness of the plays that were written and performed at this time. The Angry Young Men and The Absurd were two groups who stood against the injustice of the high class society. Through their plays, they expressed the suffering of man because of the oppression he faced.
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It is a feeling the leads man to feel that he is not restricted and free. It gives one the motivation to face everything and create his own predestination ( Grasso1).Vincent K. Bissonette believes that anger is a respond to the injury and unfairness that the mind receives towards something (126). Aristotle declares that anger is a motivation that accompanied by pain. It leads to the idea of trying to make the other suffer throw taking revenge from him without any reason (20). Carol Tavris asserts that anger, from an evolutionary view, is an essential and fundamental response to existence (46). It is also the last step that one reaches to after frustration and annoyance. It is a very negative emotion that leads one to destroy the society he lives in or reform it…show more content…
Those angry young men were various British novelists and playwrights who emerged in the 1950s. They expressed "scorn and dissatisfaction with the established sociopolitical order of their country" (Merz and Brown 18). The political, social and economical conditions of their society had affected their writings. They were expressing the hypocrisy of the upper class society (Esslin 15). Those angry young men were of the working class or lower middle-class origin. Their plays reflected their anger towards the inferiority and injustice of their society. These writers left all what was belonging to the pre-war society. They innovated new contents and forms. They reflected the feelings of their country which were ' more defeated than victorious" (Nicoll

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