self-violence


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self-violence

n
euphemistic suicide
References in classic literature ?
By the utmost self-violence I curbed the imperious voice of wretchedness, which sometimes desired to declare itself to the whole world, and my manners were calmer and more composed than they had ever been since my journey to the sea of ice.
"While that doesn't solve all the problems, it's a good first step toward reducing the problem toward severe self-violence," he said.
We excluded the cases of self-violence, acts of violence by police, employers, persons with institutional link, and by unknown persons.
What if we, as creators and thinkers, want to assert the illegibility of self-violence in performance by refusing frameworks proposed by techniques of praxis?
The youth tossed out ideas such as child abuse, gang violence, female genitalia mutilation and self-violence before settling on immigration.
What is at stake in this act of educational and intellectual violence, first of all intended as "self-violence" (97), is "how we are going to live" (98), how we are going "to imagine a form of life." This imaginative effort results into the fundamental distinction between the power of life and the power over life.
Muller's thematization of women's self-violence, for instance, is discussed in the context of women's bodies as sites of exploitation and the of idea of female violence as an escape from the destruction of civilization (Colombo offers as an example the quote from Die Hamletmaschine, "die Frau am Strich die Frau mit den aufgeschnitten Pulsadern die Frau mit dem Uberdosis AUF DEN LIPPEN SCHNEE Die Frau mit dem Kopf im Gasherd"), with no mention of the repeatedly attempted and ultimately successful suicide of his wife Inge Muller.
That self-violence in itself functioned as an affirmation of the logic of blood-sacrifice associated with a vanishing conception of the body politic.
The novel is unflinching in its description of childhood games of group violence and self-violence. Certainly, the narrative traces the lengths to which children will go to achieve group belonging.
Further, during public ceremonial displays in organized mourning, and in mourning by close bereaved in less public contexts, the demonstrative act of self-violence is expected and enacted by mourners as an important form of expressive interaction.
Suicide is an act of self-violence that is defined as an intentional act to end one's life (1,2).
Owing to the stigma surrounding behavioral health problems and self-violence and a lack of awareness, suicide receives little public attention and fewer resources in the state budget than the problem warrants.