anthropophagous


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anthropophagous

Man-eating. Cannibal.
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It must be confessed that one foundational account of an anthropophagous plant seems to have preceded the formal publication of Darwin's Insectivorous Plants, appearing in the April 28, 1874 issue of the New York World.
The Maori in Among the Cannibals are anthropophagous, barbaric, and brutal, an amalgam of all of the 'savage', non-European customs that Verne found most abhorrent and grotesque.
Svich engages the myth of Iphigenia through the eyes of the earlier writers she mentions in order to do exactly what Santiago identifies in Latin American literary texts as a cannibalistic (anthropophagous) ceremony: "Somewhere between sacrifice and playfulness, prison and transgression, submission to the code and aggression, obedience and rebellion, assimilation and expression --there, in this apparently empty space, its temple and its clandestinity, is where the anthropophagous ritual of Latin American discourse is constructed" (Santiago 38).
Anthropophagous culinary delights were enjoyed, Dahmerlike, by Albert Fisher, the Mad Bogeyman of Wisteria Cottage, White Plains, N.
Peter notes James's anthropophagous fish, Twain's bewildering green, and Kabakov's flights of fortitude.
The Old Woman is anthropophagous of young children according to tales where she comes at the night time, and steals children.
She was not alone; the Rough Guide to Bolivia advises that "though the lurid tales you may hear of anthropophagous Aymaras should be ignored, this is not a place to linger long if you're an outsider.
The narrative formula is the same as the one employed in Silence: A bafflingly deranged serial killer is at work, and in order to understand him, the FBI must consult the most evil man it knows, the man whose cell is a foyer to hell, the anthropophagous Dr.
First, they are preoccupied with the existence among themselves of anthropophagous witches.
Closely related to the figure of the wild woman, of course, is that of the witch, also represented, iconographically and textually, as a lascivious, anthropophagous hag.
The clever girl gave her hero-lover a ball of thread, by the aid of which he found his way in the maze, killed the anthropophagous Minotaur, and returned to safety.
Milou can thus be seen as a slightly displaced figure of the white man being castrated and cannibalized by feral, flesh-eating beasts which themselves constitute a homologous displaced image--that of an alien, savage, anthropophagous primitive people whose aggressive orality is also suggested by their stereotyped, undifferentiated wide, fat-lipped mouths.