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This is a list of incidents of suicide–the intentional killing of one's self–depicted in fictional works, including movies, television series, anime and manga, comics, novels, etc.

Suicides in fictionEdit

A - CEdit

A

  • Aegeus, a character from Greek mythology, drowned himself after mistakenly believing that Theseus (his son), was dead[1]
  • Ajax the Great, a character from the Greek mythology, stabbed himself with a sword [his death is described by Sophocles, Pindar and Ovid; the suicide is, however only implied in Homer when, in the Odyssey, the ghost of Ajax refuses to speak to Odysseus in Hades][2]
  • Naoko Akagi (Neon Genesis Evangelion), jumps off a control tower after murdering Rei I[3]
  • Misa Amane (Death Note), unknown cause. In the anime, she was last seen standing at the top of a very tall building; it is assumed that she jumped. In the manga it was suggested that she hanged herself.[4]
  • Alia Atreides (Dune, defenistration[5]

B

C

D - FEdit

D

E

F

G - IEdit

G

H

I

J - MEdit

J

K

L

M

N - PEdit

N

O

P

Q - SEdit

Q

R

S

T - WEdit

T

U

V

W

X - ZEdit

X Y

Z

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. http://www.temple.edu/classics/hippomythho.html
  2. http://seco.glendale.edu/ceramics/suicideofajax.html
  3. Drazen, Patrick (October 2002). Anime Explosion! The What? Why? & Wow! of Japanese Animation. Berkeley, California: Stone Bridge Press. p. 132. ISBN 1-880656-72-8. OCLC 50898281. 
  4. Death Note: How to Read 13. VIZ Media. 117.
  5. Herbert, Frank: "Children of Dune", page 394. Ace Books, 1987
  6. http://www.maxpedia.org/cgi-bin/mp/m_web.pl?la=en&sw=The+Long+Walk
  7. http://moore.portlandschools.org/pemaquid/aheatley2/reading%20reflection
  8. http://www.moviepro.net/mystery-genre-movies.html?page=17
  9. Gray, Richard T. "Zum Schiff." A Franz Kafka Encyclopedia. 2621. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2005. Print
  10. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waters_of_Mars
  11. Shakespeare (1936), pg 349.
  12. Barnes and Noble: "The Treasury of American Poetry", page 327. Barnes and Noble Books, 1993
  13. Kaysen, Susanna: "Girl, Interrupted", page 35. Vintage Books, 1993
  14. http://books.google.com/books?id=4MhcAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA418&lpg=PA418&dq=Javert+Suicide&source=bl&ots=H2L-IybP0y&sig=DYJAikRFxhMp6o2-QJmYi8WNtSc&hl=en&ei=17APTIbTG4H88AbJ67GBCQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=2&ved=0CBcQ6AEwATge#v=onepage&q=Javert%20Suicide&f=false
  15. http://www.huxley.net/studyaid/index.html
  16. Shakespeare (1936), pg 1053.
  17. Shakespeare (1936), pg 348.
  18. Shakespeare (1936), pg 770.
  19. Shakespeare (1936), pg 979.
  20. Claremont, Chris. Uncanny X-Men #137 (September 1980)
  21. Hugo, Victor. The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, page 458. Tor, 1996

ReferencesEdit

  • Shakespeare, William. (1936). The Complete Works of Shakespeare, New York: Doubleday.


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