anal character

anal character

[′ān·əl ′kar·ik·tər]
(psychology)
A personality type that exhibits excessive orderliness, miserliness, and obstinancy.
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But word-play and name-dropping suggest another process: 'Ours is a copreous as well as a copious language' and 'the anal character of Our Mutual Friend is complex and multiple' (p.
If read from behind, these anal characters become avatars of Allan's methodology in that they are most often "occupied with the reverse side of various things and situations" (Jones, qtd.