Words That Matter
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Words That Matter

Why ‘Rage’ Is the Word of the Year

The word—and the feeling—became ubiquitous in 2018

Illustration by Omer Agustoslu

IfIf you were to ask me what were the five biggest stories of this year, I would look at you with glazed-over eyes, paralyzed with stupor. I don’t remember. My amnesia is not because I made a conscious decision to look away from the news. It was impossible to do. For one, my work would not allow it. I’m on the Internet…

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Morgan Jerkins

Morgan Jerkins

Morgan Jerkins is the Senior Editor at ZORA and a New York Times bestselling author. Her debut novel, “Caul Baby,” will be published by Harper in April 2021.