Anger (See also Exasperation, Irascibility, Ranting.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Anger (See also Exasperation, Irascibility, Ranting.)


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