Even gorier are the flashback scenes when Aristotle attends his physician father for a cesarean section and trepanation.
To give just one example of the way that culture has influenced how we think about trauma, consider the “flashback.”
While excoriating the IRS, Huckabee brings his readers along on a flashback to his youth.
Reading Aftermath is like having a flashback to the freakish experience of living through your own death.
In a flashback scene, Alicia tries to rebuild her life by interviewing for jobs and returning to work.
While driving with you in the car, your husband had a flashback during which he thought he was back in Iraq.
Rudd is not on some flashback trip through Strawberry Fields Forever.
Or when Alvy Singer and Annie watch a flashback of her former boyfriend.
It is a flashback to the days when the Irish were a major immigrant group in the borough.
He woke to find Billy gone, and had a momentary panic, a flashback to the day that Fred had gone missing in the night.
flashback flash·back (flāsh'bāk')
An unexpected recurrence of the effects of a hallucinogenic drug long after its original use.
A recurring, intensely vivid mental image of a past traumatic experience.