The authors who turned anger into literary masterpieces in the 20th century - EXPeditions

The authors who turned anger into literary masterpieces in the 20th century

by Josh Cohen
  • Key point 1
    Anger is a primordial emotion and appears across cultures as a formative force.
  • Key point 2
    Freud and Breuer believed that the traumas that trouble our mental lives are caused by psychic injuries, which often lead to a lodged anger at the centre of the self.
  • Key point 3
    Addressing such anger requires a thoughtful, just response; it cannot be dealt with through quick fixes like shouting or receiving an apology.