anal sadism

anal sadism

(in psychoanalysis) a sadistic form of anal eroticism, manifested by such behavior as aggressiveness and selfishness. Compare oral sadism.
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7) Not for nothing, then, does Balzac make the wealthy Gobseck a money-lender, rather than some other sort of capitalist speculator, (8) for it is Gobseck's pleasure in his own power to grant or withhold money--"l'on ne refuse rien a qui lie et delie les cordons du sac" (976)--that underscores his anal sadism and nourishes it with the once insolent victims who "'prie[nt] a mains jointes