The prosecution elected not to demand the death penalty and replaced it with a life sentence. Not only did Court TV televise this historic case but also included other cable and network news outlets. A prosecutor from Los Angeles County, known as Christopher Darden, argued that Simpson murdered his ex-wife in a rage filled with jealousy. The prosecution displayed its case by playing a recording of a 911 call that Nicole Brown Simpson had made on January 1, 1989. Fear was expressed from Nicole that Simpson would physically abuse her and was easily heard yelling at her in the background.
Summary In the article “Flowers: Woman who goaded boyfriend to commit suicide must pay for dark act,” Christine Flowers argues in favor of Michelle Carter being held accountable for the death of her boyfriend, Conrad Roy III. Flowers offers two reasons as to why Michelle Carter should be found guilty of involuntary manslaughter: She “actively encouraged” him to kill himself knowing that her boyfriend was emotionally unstable and confined in her and told him to “get back in” after he got out of the car filled with carbon monoxide seeking her guidance (3). Furthermore, Flowers presents counterarguments that seek Carter should not do time in prison: for example, Flowers claims that the reason Conrad Roy ultimately killed himself was because her words “get back in”, were “the proximate cause of his death” (3). In the end, Flowers concludes by saying Michelle Carter should “pay for her dark act,
Thornton tells the story of Talma Gordon to his Canterbury Club in Pauline Hopkins’, “Talma Gordon”. The conversation to start the story is about interracial relationships. He tells the story of two sisters, Talma and Jeanette who were set to receive their father’s inheritance. There was a fire one night and their father as well as their step mother and brother were killed. Talma was accused of the murders but was found not guilty.
They had four children, the two brothers fought to become the king but both died in battle. Antigone killed herself and her fiance, Haimon, tried to kill his dad, Creon. Haimon died by accidentally stabbing himself. Creon was the last person in the family alive and the play foreshadows his suicide due to the loss of his family. In the play, there is an epic hero.
Their older brother is on trial for murdering his girlfriend and their unborn baby, the girl is figuring things out about her past and her long lost lover, and there are private school girls getting killed right where she lives and she is trying to figure out all of these answers. I think
The girl with the dragon tattoo, which has a direct translation of the title “men that hate women”, is a movie that was released in 2011 as an adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s Swedish novel. David Fincher directs the movie and the movie illustrates real life effects of sexual violence on victims and survivors. The main character is Lisbet Salander, a gothic computer hacker with a huge dragon tattoo and a criminal background, which has disabled access to manage her own finances. Her guardian becomes critically ill and she is assigned to Nils Bjurman who is her parole officer. He violently rapes Salander abusing his power over her through threats and abuse.
Narrator VO: “John Huston’s The Maltese Falcon is another great film which follows the classic femme fatale resorting to murder” The Maltese Falcon [02:24-02:36] Brigid O’Shaughnessy is explaining her conundrum to Detective Spade. Narrator VO: “In the beginning of this moody and early film noir, deceitful femme fatale Brigid O’Shaughnessy shot and killed private investigator Sam Spade’s partner Miles Archer. Right from the start, Spade distrusted her sincerity, but he was obviously attracted and allured to her anyway.” The Maltese Falcon [1:38:32-1:38:45] Spade is turning in Brigid Narrator VO: “Though Sam Spade does not become diminished by the power of women, he is constantly challenged by a number of them in effort to constantly defend his masculinity.” Les Diaboliques [54:55-55:04] Nicole and Christina are dumping the dead body into the musky pool. Narrator VO: “A murder that occurs at the beginning of film noir does not only kick off the narrative but introduces the femme fatale, which film noirs revolve around.” I Wake Up Screaming [23:56-24:06] Jill Lynn is looking over Vicky Lynn’s portrait and begins to cry. CUT TO I Wake Up Screaming
In Medea, a surge of insanity purges her after she is betrayed by her husband Jason causing many cruel and harsh actions to follow from her. The ending result a murder scene. Is she really at blame for her actions and should she be punished? Believing that she is truly insane this would entail that she is completely innocent and therefore not to be punished. Thesis: Medea’s insanity which led her to killing her children suggests she let her emotions take control of her proving she is not at fault for her actions.
Hamlet’s mind was set on killing Claudius to get revenge on his father. While plotting to kill his uncle Hamlet, in a fit of rage, stabbed and killed Polonius while he was hiding behind a curtain. After Ophelia found out about her father 's death she became mad and decided that she could take her own life to fix all her pain. Shortly after Laertes discovered his sister killed herself, he wanted to fight and kill
The knife! Damn all of them! And the monster who invented them!” (6). She reminds the Bridegroom that his father and oldest brother both died at the hands of men who used weapons. They are things “that can cut into a man’s body!” (6), symbolizing death and destruction.