List of suicides in fiction  

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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.

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Suicides in fiction

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  • Daisy (Girl, Interrupted), method was unknown in the novel<ref>Kaysen, Susanna: "Girl, Interrupted", page 35. Vintage Books, 1993</ref> while in the movie, she hangs herself and cuts her wrists

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M

N

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  • Sakura Ogawa (Battle Royale) throws herself off a cliff alongside Kazuhiko Yamamoto
  • Ophelia (Hamlet), drowning (ambiguous)<ref>Shakespeare, William. (1936). The Complete Works of Shakespeare, New York: Doubleday, pg 770.</ref>
  • Othello (Othello), stabs himself<ref>Shakespeare, William. (1936). The Complete Works of Shakespeare, New York: Doubleday, pg 979.</ref>
  • Okonkwo (Things Fall Apart), hangs himself out of despair

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X

Y

  • Yoshimi Yahagi (Battle Royale), in the film, hangs herself alongside Yuji Kuramuto.
  • Kazuhiko Yamamoto (Battle Royale), throws himself off a cliff alongside Sakura Ogawa.
  • Adam Yates (The Innocent), gunshot.
  • Mary Alice Young in Desperate Housewives; gunshot to the head; the suicide enables the character to portray the role of narrator of the series from a dead point of view.

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