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  • n  a person who murders their mother
  • n  the murder of your mother

  • Is Peola guilty of matricide? Or does she represent a poignant solution to blacks hoping to escape the status of second-class citizens? To be accepted by whites, you just convince .
  • First suicide candidate was a convicted matricide, who indignantly refused President Pats's poison cup and was hanged.
  • There aren't any rules about what we'll see, though I think the heartwarming decision in 1987 to go to Throw Momma from the Train (speaking of matricide) has certainly influenced .
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  • Brenna metaphorically discusses ‘Murdering the Mom’
    Share/BookmarkDon’t expect “Murdering the Mom,” Duff Brenna’s latest work, to be a criminal confession of matricide, although a browser at one of his book signings asked Brenna’s publisher if it was a death row confession. Quite the opposite. Nearly 15 years after his mother’s death, Brenna is writing his paean to her. The title derives [...]
    July 11, 2013 - Idyllwild Town Crier

  • Ian Astbury in Billboard
    It's to do with matricide,Astbury said, "and how our culture destroys women, and how society still isn't working for the woman. We haven't been in a place where women have been in charge for thousands of years. That's one of the underlying...
  • Simon Oakland in Salon
    Feb. 2, 2007 | At the end of "Psycho," the authoritative shrink played by Simon Oakland tells us, "Matricide is probably the most unbearable crime of all."

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