The subject of arrogance is often present in life, so it inevitably became a storyline for literature and cinema. There is arrogance based on social division, and it is manifested by relevant examples. For example, at a meeting a man may call for a complex and paid project, arguing that he will cope better with the presence of women who are stupid in advance. Class arrogance is manifested in the reluctance to attend any institutions. For example, a person who identifies himself as an elite may be squeamish about loft coffee shops, preferring restaurants, and a poor artist can avoid expensive and pretentious clubs, arguing that the unworthiness and low spiritual development of the regulars of these places.
An arrogant attitude is encountered by the teacher in relation to the students, when instead of listening to the point of view of the youngest, to understand the problem and the difference of views, the teacher chooses to push his position with authority. Heads of large organizations, especially those recently appointed, have arrogance that is aimed at everyone. Employees who have done their jobs beautifully for decades become incompetent, and relatives and children suddenly have to obey any will.
Arrogance can be found where there seems to be no reason for it. The hairdresser will look judgingly at a client who does not understand the principles of cutting, despite the fact that she is successful in other areas. The seller in the market can criticize the taste of an aristocratic lady, and set an example of herself, without taking into account her opinion and need for advice. The narrower the person’s outlook, the lower the level of his general awareness, the more likely the development of an arrogant attitude and positioning of his path is exceptionally correct.
Such social problems are widely considered in classical literature, especially in Chekhov and Dostoevsky. The reactions of the characters are not always described by arrogance, but there may be descriptions of a haughty look, impatience in disputes, stubbornness in their position, lack of sensitivity to someone else's opinion, position, state.