Even though seppuku
was not enforced, indeed technically illegal in certain situations, its practice was nonetheless applauded by wider society.
Cuando Kawabata, su gran amigo y mentor, que se suicidaria poco tiempo despues del ya legendario seppuku
de aquel, obtuvo el Premio Nobel de Literatura en 1968, su reaccion no fue de gozo, antes bien, protesto porque no le habia sido concedido al autor de la tetralogia El mar de la fertilidad .
At first, seppuku
, ritual suicide, is suspected; then, murder.
She bravely puts herself in danger in a foreign land, at Taiko's court, confronting this leader and willingly making a demonstration and show of her defiance and potentially imminent seppuku
only to prove a point.
of a Japanese family, by the traditional samurai disembowelment ritual called seppuku
And when honor was compromised, a samurai warrior could right matters by committing seppuku
, or ritual suicide.
It is not a socially sanctioned and compulsory act of Seppuku
Agent Ressler gives Bobby the seppuku
knife and tell him to do the honourable thing.
Disgraced samurai put on flowing white robes to commit seppuku
Keanu Reeves coasts through this epicSamurai adventure but does the film need to commit seppuku
(hara-kiri), or doesit deserve the honour of wearing Samurai armour?
The Shogun orders Asano to commit seppuku
- ritual suicide by disembowelment - to avoid bringing shame upon his house, then permits Mika one year to mourn before she must marry Kira and thereby unite the two kingdoms.
IF I HEAR OR READ one more American hack mentioning the word democracy where Egypt and the Middle East are concerned, I swear on Joe Biden's hair-implanted head that I shall go in front of the Capitol and commit seppuku
, the Japanese warrior's way of leaving this life.