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parricide

1. the act of killing either of one's parents
2. a person who kills his parent
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The porcupine hole connoting the Maria Mouton events only plays a part in the second narrated parricide.
In one of many moments of ironic self-abasement she refers to herself as "a mind mad enough for parricide and pseudo-matricide and who knows what other atrocities can surely encompass an epileptic Fuhrer"' (p.
In so far as the porcupine hole signifies a past and its repetition in a present, it seems to signify repetition as such, as if it were the figure for the manner in which Magda's parricide and relationship with Hendrik repeats Maria Mouton's story.
02) between parricide rates and the rates for criminal violence in the United States from 1977 to 1988.
Analysis of the Canadian data (1962 to 1985) indicates a positive correlation between parricide rates and criminal violence rates (r = .
In Canada, from 1962 to 1985, the correlation between the rates for parricide and criminal violence is positive.
The poem ends with a coda in which the narrator bewails the sad state of human affairs in his own troubled times of looming civil wars heralded by parricides, fratricides and a plethora of sexual crimes, including incests (382-40 8).