“But in Rasheed’s eyes she saw murder for them both. And so Mariam raised the shovel high, raised it as high as she could, arching it so it touched the small of her back.” (349). This quote was the moment before Mariam’s life would end, she killed Rasheed to save the people she loved which was Laila, Aziza, and Zalmai. But, Mariam’s action would have conscious she knew that she would have to admit to the police.
The "need for ritual is a way to identify that a serial killer is at work; it sets him from other murderers"(Dolan 51). Serial Killers and their actions of killing others may easily become an “addiction” and “way of life” (Dolan 1). Serial Killers have rituals that are put into seven phases: The Aura Phase, The Trolling Phase, Wooing Phase, Capture, Murder, Totem Phase and Depression Phase. In the story “The Landlady” by Roald Dahl, the lady goes through these phases to kill her next victim Billy Weaver. As already known the landlady is a serial killer since she underwent the phases Trolling and Totem.
Geneva was no mother to Saranell; treating her like a slave and neglecting her from life experiences every child should have. In Leaving Gilead, Saranell went to her mother, in hopes of telling her of Ian Birdsong’s return. “No one in the house ever knew if the mistress of the plantation would open the door of her bedroom or if she’d
In The Crucible the lies and deceit led to people being brainwashed and influenced by others thoughts and opinions. Arthur Miller shows us this in act II when Elizabeth Proctor is set up and arrested so that Abigail can have John to herself. Abigail setup Elizabeth by planting a bobby pin in the doll Mary Warren had made that day and gave to Elizabeth as a gift. Abigail later acted as if she got stabbed in the same place Mary had left the pin to make it look like Elizabeth sent out her spirit to harm her. “Abigail were stabbed tonight; a needle were found stuck into her belly”….(Hale
In the play, Medea, by Euripides, Medea seeks revenge upon her unfaithful lover, Jason. She goes so far that in the process she poisons his new bride and murders the children of her own blood. Throughout the story Medea is characterized as an evil woman who is vengeful, deceitful, and insane. The characterization of Medea reveals that once a person decides on vengeance there is no stopping the devastation that follows.
For the duration of her trial Lizzie Borden was seen as a bane, a murderer, and would be treated like one for the rest of her life. Sarah Miller recognized the wrong in this and aspired to give Lizzie another chance to clear her name by giving nothing but the facts about the case since, during her trial, evidence was left out or overlooked. In her book “The Borden Murders: Lizzie Borden and the
She kills a man named Billy Weaver who is in search of a place to live. She stuffs the people who come to live there. The landlady can be considered as a serial killer because she goes through the most important phases of a serial killer
The turning point for her was truly the killing of Emmitt Till. Emmitt was said to be killed for looking incorrectly at a Caucasian female walking down the street and was found severely beaten later that night. Essie felt the need to change her name to Anne in an attempt to avoid discrimination because of her name. At this point the connection to modern day really stood out.
In the play Abby tries to do witchcraft to kill John Proctor's wife Elizabeth. She almost gets caught doing it so she accuses many people of bewitching her and got many people hanged. She accuses Elizabeth of bewitching her to kill her. The court will not kill her because she is pregnant but John Procter ends up being hanged because he was accused.
She was in an affair with John Proctor while Elizabeth, his wife, was sick. Abigail was psychotic, considering that she wanted to kill John’s wife so that she could be with him. This was one of the ways that the whole mess of witch trials started. “BETTY: You did, you did! You drank a charm to kill John Proctor 's wife!
As a species, humans can be vengeful and spiteful. Especially when it comes down to the justice and injustice when a wrong has been committed. For instance, on August 5, 2008, Casey Anthony was formerly charged with child neglect and slaughter of her baby. This caused quite the stir up among people who felt Ms. Anthony’s baby will not receive the justice that she deserves due to the fact there was no concrete evidence. Many believed that Casey should receive the death penalty to make up for the loss of her baby’s life because various people thought Casey was the one who allegedly killed her own child.
As the rate of terrorism seems to increase, so does the need for national security. As most people try to kill hundreds for numerous reasons, what can we do to stop them. There are some ways, simple ways that our easy to pursue. This is called torture for the national security. This will help protect any nation's, and will scare the enemies into surrender.