Thanatos


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Synonyms for Thanatos

(Greek mythology) the Greek personification of death

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(psychoanalysis) an unconscious urge to die

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Estupendamente escrita, esta demoledora novela da cabida a dos de las mas firmes constantes en la obra de este dotado y rebelde poligrafo, que decia lo son del arte todo: Eros y Thanatos.
While the other type is Thanatos which are contradictory with Eros and deals with the extinction of life.
Think of Beauty Queen: Eros and Thanatos then as the artist's own De Kooning Woman.
Thanatos, which means the personification of death in Greek
That is why Freud postulated, "the aim of all life is death" and Antigone by Anouilh is an embodiment of Thanatos.
Having spent most of his adult life in fear of the inevitable zombie holocaust, Thanatos has set his home up as a "doomsday" bunker, complete with stockpiles of food, water, and weapons.
She embarks on a quest to find Thanatos, the death god who is the only one who can save John.
In the case of Polish Cavalry, some professional readers may, for example, conclude that a reading in terms of Freud's views on Eros and Thanatos is inescapable.
This duality of Eros and Thanatos is presented here as 'the eternal conflict at the centre of human civilisation'.
The rapid dissemination of the image replicated a number of frames of interpretation that audiences engaged across and within mediated sites including frames of naturalism, the dualism of eros (love or life instinct) and thanatos (death instinct), and the transient trends of popular culture.
Se Eros e Thanatos, divindades ou potencias sempre em oposicao, estao no epicentro da existencia humana, o mito de Hero e Leandro transcende a propria ideia de naufragio amoroso.
It derived from the classical Greek notion of the world as strung between the struggle for supremacy between Eros (Life) and Thanatos (Death).
Progenitora y devoradora, Tlatecuhtli es ecos y es thanatos.
En otras palabras, el mar seria un topico literario que simultaneamente nos habla de Eros y de Thanatos, principios clave en la poesia romantica y en la erotica y, por ende, su presencia recurrente en este tipo de composiciones se explica.
but in reality, the undead vampire 'Nicolas Cage' will have rejuvenated himself and appeared in some other part of the world, young again, and ready to start all over," Jack Mord of the Thanatos Archive in Seattle wrote.