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self-amputation

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Autotomy.

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Examples

  • In fact, 127 Hours sort of produced its own urban legend in Telluride, where it was reported that at least two audience members in different theaters needed medical attention after passing out during the brutally realistic scene when Ralston, played by James Franco (above), goes through with the self-amputation.

    Michael Bialas: Denver Film Festival's Bloody Good Show: 127 Hours , Black Swan

  • In fact, 127 Hours sort of produced its own urban legend in Telluride, where it was reported that at least two audience members in different theaters needed medical attention after passing out during the brutally realistic scene when Ralston, played by James Franco (above), goes through with the self-amputation.

    Michael Bialas: Denver Film Festival's Bloody Good Show: 127 Hours , Black Swan

  • In fact, 127 Hours sort of produced its own urban legend in Telluride, where it was reported that at least two audience members in different theaters needed medical attention after passing out during the brutally realistic scene when Ralston, played by James Franco (above), goes through with the self-amputation.

    Michael Bialas: Denver Film Festival's Bloody Good Show: 127 Hours, Black Swan

  • Danny Boyle's 127 Hours might have triggered some audience members to drop like flies at its unflinching portrayal of a trapped climber's self-amputation, but James Franco's lead performance as the desperate limb-hacker was only just surpassed by Portman's and Colin Firth's in The King's Speech as the festival's buzz turn for an actor.

    The King's Speech rules Toronto film festival

  • In fact, 127 Hours sort of produced its own urban legend in Telluride, where it was reported that at least two audience members in different theaters needed medical attention after passing out during the brutally realistic scene when Ralston, played by James Franco above, goes through with the self-amputation.

    Michael Bialas: Denver Film Festival's Bloody Good Show: 127 Hours , Black Swan

  • James Franco plays real-life rock climber Aron Ralston who made headlines when he resorted to self-amputation to free himself from a boulder that pinned his arm to a canyon wall for five days in 2003.

    '127 Hours' Causes Fainting, Vomiting, Seizures

  • In fact, 127 Hours sort of produced its own urban legend in Telluride, where it was reported that at least two audience members in different theaters needed medical attention after passing out during the brutally realistic scene when Ralston, played by James Franco above, goes through with the self-amputation.

    Michael Bialas: Denver Film Festival's Bloody Good Show: 127 Hours , Black Swan

  • One of McLuhan's well known aphorisms puts the issue as follows: “Every technological extension is a -biologcal- self-amputation”1964 p45 When we develop machines to perform work for us those parts of our anatomy which were once involved in those physical task become inactive and begin to atrophy.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Reports of frostbite and self-amputation are common in the historic record.

    Winter: Cruel & Unusual

  • Perhaps more as a tactic to delay thinking about self-amputation and less as a truly productive effort, I decide to work on an easier option—chipping away the rock to free my arm.

    127 Hours

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