Anger In The Angry Young Men

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Anger is an innate feature and feeling that is present in all human beings. 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 (17). After the second World War, a lot of people felt angry due to the oppression and unfairness that were exercised against the working class by the indifferent rulers. The second World War resulted in the unemployment of a lot of people as a result of the economic crisis that happened due to the…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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