Intense, negative, personal, exaggerated, emotional and opinionated, are the words chosen to describe the Expressionism movement.
Inspired by the composition of the Expressionist movie poster Metropolis, this is a layout of words that demonstrates the adjectives, which mimic the Metropolis poster.
Metropolis Poster by Heinz Schulz-Neudamm 1926
Eskilson, Stephen. Graphic Design: a New History. Yale University Press, 2012.