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a person who murders their father

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the murder of your father

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Yuanchu, huangliang de shifu chongdong--ping dalu dianying Judou [Primitive, desolate patricidal impulse--a commentary on the mainland film Judou], Judou In X.
Having opened with a focus upon the (quasi) patricidal desires of Martin Chuzzlewit's young men, Cain turns in the second chapter to acknowledge the abundance of more positive father/son bonds in Dombey and Son, which are mainly exhibited between non-biologically related surrogate fathers and their adopted boys.
Stephen Ohayon's psychoanalytically-based article in American Imago views The Stranger as an allegory of Meursault's, and Camus's, repressed guilt over patricidal wishes toward the absent father.
This struggle for the domination of European intellectual life led to much of the twentieth century's evil: "What emerges as the consequence of Hobbes' patricidal assault on the tradition is an education to slavish self-abnegation and a terrible personal openness to totalitarian power.
Also, I suspect that the author, whether consciously or not, participates in a similar patricidal inclination, in that his book rests upon the premise of rejecting and moving beyond the critical stance of Jonathan Mayhew, in his The Poetics of Self-Consciousness: Twentieth-Century Spanish Poetry.
But if that was the case and the patricidal maniac was never born, who actually killed his father-to-be?
63) In this act, the son of the South accomplishes cultural closure by refusing the patricidal premise of the Civil War.
It has the added benefit of taking the patricidal WorkChoices zombie off the front page for a few days.
Regarding Abu Shukri against a background of Shukris texts serves to elucidate the patricidal fantasies at the end of the film, for they are a reworking of similar fantasies in both texts.
Gioacchino also speaks of another silence: that concerning his own patricidal guilt.
Obsessive patricidal fantasy may somewhat explain why Meyerbeer becomes the object of Wagner's racial hatred ten years later in "Das Judenthum in der Musik," but it does not account for the larger anti-Semitic continuity in Wagner's thought.
In Sophocles' play, the old father dies at the hand of his son, the patricidal Oedipus.
This is what makes me a bit leery of the model of family: father, mother, competitive patricidal brothers, sisters emerging as support.
A self in which the sacrificial cross and the Oedipal crossroads have been reconceived as a scene not of filial agony or patricidal rage, but of un-fathered convergence and exchange?