Anger


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Anger

Allecto
one of the three Furies, vengeful deities who punish evil-doers. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 274]
Almeira
scorned woman like whom “hell hath no fury.” [Br. Drama: The Mourning Bride]
Belinda
furious over loss of lock of hair. [Br. Lit.: Rape of the Lock]
Bernardo
enraged that member of a rival street-gang is making advances to his sister. [Am. Musical: West Side Story]
Brunhild
furiously vengeful concerning Kriemhild’s accusations of promiscuity. [Ger. Lit.: Nibelungenlied]
Erinyes
(the Furies) angry and avenging deities who pursue evil-doers. [Gk. Myth.: Leach, 347]
Fudd, Elmer
hapless man seethes over Bugs Bunny’s antics. [Comics: “Bugs Bunny” in Horn, 140]
Hera
(Rom. Juno) angry at Zeus’s illicit sexual pleasure. [Gk. Myth.: Leach, 563]
Herod
angry at wise men’s disobedience, orders slaughter of male infants. [N.T.: Matthew 2:16–17]
Hulk, the
character whose anger transforms him into monster. [Comics: Horn, 324–325]
Megaera
one of the three Furies, vengeful deities who punish evil-doers. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 274]
Nemesis
goddess of vengeance. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 173]
Oronte
takes offense at Alceste’s criticism of sonnet. [Fr. Lit.: The Misanthrope]
Othello
smothers wife, Desdemona, in paroxysm of rage over her suspected adultery. [Br. Lit.: Othello]
Rumpelstiltskin
stamps ground in rage over lass’s discovery of his name. [Ger. Fairy Tale: Rumpelstiltskin]
Tisiphone
one of the three Furies, vengeful deities who punish evil-doers. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 274]
Volumnia
“in anger, Junolike.” [Br. Lit.: Coriolanus]
whin
indicates fury. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 178]

Anger

(dreams)
This may be a carry-over from your daily life. In our dreams we can experience and express such feelings safely. Feeling great anger in your dream may be disturbing but pay attention to it and attempt to deal with all of your emotions in a more appropriate and productive manner. On a side note, many Jungian analysts believe that the emotions that we experience in dreams are not reliable, may have the opposite meaning, and in general should not be the only thing considered when interpreting a dream.
References in classic literature ?
Son of Atreus, check your anger, I implore you; end this quarrel with Achilles, who in the day of battle is a tower of strength to the Achaeans."
Therefore, Patroclus, bring her and give her to them, but let them be witnesses by the blessed gods, by mortal men, and by the fierceness of Agamemnon's anger, that if ever again there be need of me to save the people from ruin, they shall seek and they shall not find.
So he went back in anger, and Apollo, who loved him dearly, heard his prayer.
Would indeed that you had lived your span free from all sorrow at your ships, for it is all too brief; alas, that you should be at once short of life and long of sorrow above your peers: woe, therefore, was the hour in which I bore you; nevertheless I will go to the snowy heights of Olympus, and tell this tale to Jove, if he will hear our prayer: meanwhile stay where you are with your ships, nurse your anger against the Achaeans, and hold aloof from fight.
But Achilles abode at his ships and nursed his anger. He went not to the honourable assembly, and sallied not forth to fight, but gnawed at his own heart, pining for battle and the war-cry.
"I let the sun go down on my anger. I wouldn't forgive her, and today, if it hadn't been for Laurie, it might have been too late!
Her tone and manner angered Amy, who began to put her boots on, saying, in her most aggravating way, "I shall go.
No sooner had Lydgate begun to represent this step to himself as the easiest than there was a reaction of anger that he--he who had long ago determined to live aloof from such abject calculations, such self-interested anxiety about the inclinations and the pockets of men with whom he had been proud to have no aims in common--should have fallen not simply to their level, but to the level of soliciting them.
It angered him to perceive that Rosamond's mind was wandering over impracticable wishes instead of facing possible efforts.
Summary: There are many ways to de-escalate, reduce, or dissolve anger. Let us focus on four categories of anger and their impact on our lives.
It's easy to feel hijacked by our anger. After all, anger was one of the primary evolutionary feelings: it was designed for survival.
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