Spatial sacredness, achieved through the careful temporal ordering of ritual, is no longer available in Shakespeare's Rome, where burial and betrothal temporally overlap and sacred space is desecrated by the concurrent acts of "rape" and filicide
For every person who would rather not recall the awful event that happened on that dark and lonely curve of Old Mohawk Road, north of Springfield, on May 19, 1983, there are just as many - probably more - who still find Downs a fascinating study in filicide
take on a horrific subject with objectivity and sensitivity, placing neonaticide in its proper place separate from infanticide and filicide
Tracy's attempted filicide
is clearly a metaphor for the violent upheavals that preceded and precipitated the Civil War.
Mike Tolson, Unequal Justice: Criminal Punishment Widely Disparate in Maternal Filicide
Cases Such as Yates', HOUS.
23) Our book divides infanticide cases into four categories: abuse-related filicide
(cases involving mothers who killed their child during a physical assault), filicide
due to neglect (cases involving women who did not purposely kill their child, but either failed to attend to the child's basic needs, or were irresponsible in their reaction to the child's behavior), assisted/coerced filicide
(cases involving mothers who acted along with their partners, or in some cases failed to intervene to stop their partners from killing their children), and purposeful filicide
in which the mother acted alone (cases involving mothers, the overwhelming majority of whom suffered from some form of mental illness, who purposefully killed their children).
Who would not more lightheartedly engage in neonaticide or even filicide
than something so off-putting -- even, might one say, so infra dig [undignified] -- as infanticide?
could be motivated by revenge, especially with male children; the mother's anger toward the child's father may be displaced onto the male child, who reminds the mother of the child's father.
Wade's father tries to kill Wade, Rolfe assumes the same pacing and tone that he uses to describe such non-climactic episodes as Wade plowing snow in an unheated grader, as though filicide
were just another form of labor common to the region.
ts ve n e The mother gave her baby a nasty peck and promptly turfed it out of the nest, to its death: Goldcrest filicide
Feilla, "Sympathy Pains: Filicide
and the Spectacle of Male Heroic Suffering on the Eighteenth-Century Stage" (151-68); James Robert Allard, "Joanna Baillie and the Theater of Consequence" (169-84).
Other topics include Lycians in the Cares of Aeschylus, ghosts, filicide
, ancient philosophers and the fragmented self, and Aristophanes on how to write tragedy.