Franco plays Benjy, the mentally handicapped—and eventually, castrated—member of the Compson clan.
Thus, during Jim Crow, black men were routinely hanged, castrated, and lynched for alleged sexual assaults against white women.
In one sickening final detail, Joe Christmas is castrated even before he is dead, his blood soaking his attackers.
How would she feel if Bizanowicz got a shorter term in return for agreeing to be castrated?
Pigs are castrated at all ages, from a fortnight to three, six and eight weeks, and even four months old.
Before the kids are allowed to go out with the flock the males should be castrated.
As the bulls became old and developed signs of viciousness, they were castrated, younger animals being used for breeding.
But in Bontoc the boar not intended for breeding is castrated.
What, then, do they say is signified by the castrated Atys himself, and whatever remained to him after his castration?
It is in this spirit, and with such apologies, that historians have often castrated their own history.
castrate cas·trate (kās'trāt')
v. cas·trat·ed, cas·trat·ing, cas·trates
To remove the testicles of a male; emasculate.
To remove the ovaries of a female; spay.