In the week after the riot, police engaged in brutal punishments against the prisoners, forcing them to run a gantlet of nightsticks and crawl naked across broken glass, among other tortures. The many injured inmates received substandard medical treatment. This riot started as an issue of the first amendments religious freedom and freedom of speech, and a slight 8th amendment issue of cruel and unusual punishment when it comes to their living conditions. It ended up being a severe issue of the 8th amendment after the fact, with the inmates being tortured by correctional
Throughout the novella Anthem the society disregards citizens having thoughts of their own. Prometheus, who has always been a free thinker, has always felt out of place in this society. As the novel progresses Prometheus comes to appreciate his trait of independent thinking. At the ending of the novella Prometheus comes to understand that what society sees as unethical is actually a valuable trait to have. Prometheus writes that he finally recognizes ‘why the best in me has been my sins and my transgressions; and why I had never felt guilt in my sins” in the concluding chapter of Anthem (Rand, 98).
In Monster the story follows the process that sixteen year old Steve is facing when he is accused of assisting in a robbery turned murder. In “Murder on Sunday Morning” the documentary follows the trials of Brenton, a fifteen year old who is being charged for first degree murder and robbery. In both trials Brenton and Steve were treated unjustly by law enforcement. Brenton claimed he was hit by a detective, while Steve was overhearing security bet over his trial. In Steve’s
Hitler had dozens of camps in Germany, the biggest one was Auschwits, where millions of people have died. The Nazi wanted more power, they were very aggressive and invaded many countries. Elie Wiesel, the author the autobiography Night shares what it was like and what he had to go through during the Holocaust. One important part of Night is Elie's relationship with his father. In the book, Elie feels close to his father, but after time they start to fall apart.
He is one of the most notorious serial killers in America, murdering six people and injuring seven. New York city turned into a panic asking questions such as; what David’s motives were, what his childhood was like and if there were any mental issues. David Berkowitz was born June 1st 1953; Adopted a few days later by Nathan and Pearl
In the book Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel Garcia Márquez the author illustrates the lack of accountability held to Bayardo and Santiago by their objectification of women throughout the book and still asking for pity. This is contrasted to the Vicario family needing to be perfect and having the twins be the leader of the house, in order to make the reader question their biases by making the reader feel sympathetic to Bayardo and Santiago despite their sexism. Santiago thinks he is invincible due to his wealth and abuses his power and high social class in contrast to the Vicario brothers, who have to be the leaders of their house although they are the same age. Throughout the book, Santiago is shown to be a frequent customer of the whorehouse and seeks to have sex with Divina Flor, the adolescent daughter of his maid.
People stick to beliefs and do not ponder on whether or not it is right or wrong. Man is extremely messed up or inhumane and there is nothing to do about it. We just move on and try to fix what we feel can be fixed. Kurt Vonnegut’s low opinion of humans in general are displayed in his works Breakfast of Champions and Slaughterhouse Five show that man’s inhumanity to man can be avoided by conscious thoughts and deeds. Kurt Vonnegut lived an extremely successful life as an author, novelist and short story writer.
Murder, that’s who Jack the Ripper was. They gave him this name through the media because of a man who wrote fake letters. He was given many nicknames one of them was, “the Whitechapel Murderer” (Leen). They say that he brutally slashed open his victims and cut out there vaginas and parts of their organs. The removal of internal organs from at least three of the victims led to proposals that killer had some anatomical or surgical knowledge (Jones).
Individuality has a very vague meaning, and runs very deep on human emotions. Ego is the main part of human individuality. Ego brings thoughts of self-praise or thoughts of being superior to others, as well as thoughts of being different and Unique. Individuality stems from this. And the way Prometheus gained his individuality is by first experiencing total “Brainwash”, in a sense, because he never ever had thoughts of individuality, everyone around him used “Plural First Person” and never any “ First Person Singular”.
Lots of people had arrested, died, and tortured during his regime. The police and the prison systems still remained unsolved after Pinochet was removed. This is how The Dancer and The Thief by Antonio Skármeta takes place. The novel unfolds series of bitter, sad, and resentment lives under the hearts of millions’ faces. The novel shows a string of events taken place by three major characters that manage to fit in the gaps.