anthropophagus

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Synonyms for anthropophagus

a person who eats human flesh

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Society labels him as "normal" as far as his professional skills are concerned and even "refined" as far as most of his tastes go but labels him "insane", "mad" and "bad" because of his anthropophagic proclivities; society fails to understand the origins of his cannibalism and so alienates him from society by institutionalising him, albeit not very successfully.
When seen this way, cannibalism is not only an anthropophagic curiosity but a form of the ritualization of war which gives meaning to the social grouping as an integral part of natural and cosmic life, considered as an interrelated and complex whole.
Titus Andronicus mingles aspects of the anthropophagic imaginary without integrating them.
And only a willingness to engage in such action, to nourish others from one's own substance and if necessary at the cost of one's life, can enable the space of an ethics to open up within the anthropophagic social universe (which is the only one we can know).
Duke of Wellington, an Arawak or two -- but not the anthropophagic Carib -- a female
The anthropophagic dog and pig, whether real or legendary, become the subject of lively speculations on the connections between the habits of vendetta killing and the folklore of hunting.
In particular, Brazilian women writers and artists found new roles here, as with Lygia Clark's abandonment of art in favor of anthropophagic "ritual" and Clarice Lispector's rediscovery as an exemplar of acriture feminine.
The anthropophagic metaphor reflects the spirit of the modernist movement, the capacity of transforming of imported ideas and practices and thus creating something new (see, e.
Anophelesfluviatilis is the primary vector transmitting malaria throughout the year and is endophilic, endophagic and anthropophagic (18).
The initiators of this movement consciously exploited the supposedly anthropophagic past of Brazilian peoples to which Montaigne's colourful Tupinamba resoundingly belong.
The tree branched into swash-bucklers, riders on the Spanish main, swordsmen, petty nobility, an aide-de-camp to the Duke of Wellington, an Arawak or two - but not the anthropophagic Carib - a female pirate who begged off execution due to motherhood, but never the guineaman, the driver, the cane cutter, the furious Maroon.
The fantastic screen-orifices in Sturtevant's Trilogy of Transgression, 2004, and Blow Job, 2006, find new echoes in the amusement-park tunnel that swallows visitors in House of Horrors, 2010, and in the anthropophagic graphics of Pac-Man (working title), an animation piece currently in progress.
The studies carried out so far support the anthropophagic nature of the local vector (23,24) and the environmental conditions that exist in most parts of the country favour outdoor breeding although some studies implies indoor breeding habits of this insect (22,25).
Eating Their Words begins with a Foreword by Maggie Kilgour, a renowned expert on literary cannibalism, who summarizes anthropophagic criticism to date, and sets the stage for the essays to follow.
Appearing to stand on a plinth rendered in correct perspective, she re-represents at once the European standard of idealized bodies and gridded spatial representation, in which the surface of the image is imagined to be transparent; the Euro-colonial understanding of the savage, cannibalistic otherness of the South American "Indian"; and the anthropophagic swallowing up and inverting of those ideas into a contrary view of both the image and the human body, each an analogue for the other, each serving as thoroughly carnal surfaces for inscription, its/their unity fragmented into the miniaturized organs, entrails, and limbs that vie with floral and abstract ornaments as units of decoration assigned to individual "tiles.