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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 example they allude to is whether a son who murders his parents could nonetheless be entitled to his inheritance, when the positive law of the state provided for no exception for such parricidal self-interest.
29) More important for the narrative, the plurality of "oracles" suggests that the house of Laius received more than one parricide prophecy: perhaps, this line of reasoning suggests, for more than one ill-fated, potentially parricidal child.
The letter that seems to reveal Edgar's parricidal desires that Gloucester is given by the apparently reluctant Edmund is false, like the skin Jacob presents to his father's touch at his mother's bidding.
In contrast to Rujero and Roberto, El Griego encourages Alfredo to succumb to his parricidal and incestuous desires, both of which force Alfredo outside of the paternal order, as well as the Christian one.
Parricide as a move necessary for the coming-into-being of the subject is ambivalent, and Ray further explores its intrinsic ambivalence, already prominent in Freud's analysis, with an added emphasis on the role of pre-existing and external otherness in the constitution of the parricidal subject.
The Madeinusa of the film had not seen herself portrayed on film as a vengeful, parricidal, powerful virgin, siren, and traveler, connecting to the flow of water, to the earth, and to urbanization.
Freud also pondered Dostoevsky's sinister treatment of parricidal fantasies.
That taboo is broken within these vaults by the incestuous and repeatedly parricidal rapist and murderer, Ambrosio the priest, particularly when he ravishes and kills Antonia, not knowing till later that she is his sister.
The novels, she says, work sequentially through the four primary relationships between parent and child, the first and fourth being parricidal and the central pair being desiring.
32), and when Edmund attributes his own parricidal desires to Edgar in the letter forged for Gloucester, he may be more correct than he knows: