Anyway, he whacked every window out of the Finch boy’s car.’” (Stanley Basca to Elvis) (page 84) This passage from a trial scene, shows that Not only did Davy have no remorse for killing the two young men, he actually lured them to his home where his family slept unknowing. So, the reader is led to feel sympathetic towards a man who destroyed someone’s vehicle, lured criminals to his family home where his kid brother and sister slept, and then he shot the two boys in front of his eleven-year-old brother. Shooting Basca and Finch was all premeditated. Ruben states “Somehow he was holding the little Winchester he’d carried in the timber that afternoon. And holding it comfortably.” (page 49) Not only did Davy bring the gun to bed with him, but had the gun loaded and ready to go before the light was switched on to see who was at the door.
One night Christopher John Francis Boone finds his neighbor, Ms. Shears ' dog, Wellington, lifeless, with a pitchfork in his stomach, outside her house. Throughout the novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon, Chris makes it his objective to find out who killed Wellington no matter what consequences he might face along the way. This murder mystery explains not only the complicated relationship with Chris and his father, but leaves the readers on the edge of their seat wondering how much his dad is keeping from him. The novel was analyzed with family dynamics and problems between Chris and his dad which can be explained when reading through a psychoanalytic lens. Many things reoccur in the novel but one aspect that
Hamlet says that he “essentially [is] not in madness, but mad in craft” in order to deceive everyone and draw attention away from his suspicious activities as he tries to gather evidence against Claudius (3.4.191-2). In this passage, Hamlet tells Horatio that he will be acting mad in the near future. Indeed Hamlet begins to act mad and this is obvious to others by his responses. This shows that Hamlet is not truly mad he is just trying to deceive everyone so that he can eventually kill claudius without others being suspicious of the murder, he wants them to simply blame the murder on the madness. Hamlet stages the Murder of Gonzago which is an elaborate attempt to
We don’t openly witness Hamlet bargaining over his father dying, however we do observe him bargain with his knowledge. (insert quote on him questioning the validity of the ghost.) Hamlet is questioning whether or not the apparition is a virtuous or corrupt and whether he can trust that Claudius is really guilty. Hamlets original plan to create utter madness across the castle and act irrational as to look over the situation. However this actually confused hamlet more and makes him reevaluate the situation.
John Kennedy Toole’s A Confederacy of Dunces depicts the grotesque Ignatius J. Reilly as he waddles through the streets of 1960 New Orleans. In the beginning of the novel, Ignatius is the passenger of a car crash piloted by his mother, Irene Reilly, who drunkenly crashes into the front of a building which launches them into severe debt. Mrs. Reilly, who is becoming increasingly frustrated with the sporadic behaviors of Ignatius, decides her son must finally get a job to help pay off the damages of car crash. Ignatius finds his first job at a company named Levy Pants. After doing very little work, becoming an enemy to most of his coworkers, and organizing a rebellion of the factory works, Ignatius is fired and sullenly returns to his angry mother.
In the book The Stranger Meursault’s mother just died at for some odd reason he didn’t cry or feel sad at the funeral. Then he starts talking to his neighbor, Raymond, and he is a bit of trouble. He would beat up his girlfriend and the cops would go to his house a lot. Raymond invites Meursault and Meursault’s girlfriend to a beach house his friend, Masson owns, when he see the brothers of the girlfriend raymond would beat up, they got into a fight. Then after Meursault took a walk and saw the guy they just fought they kept staring at each other when the arab pulls a knife on him and Meursault had raymond 's gun in his pocket.
This leads to many more downhill spirals for Kristina and her battle with the monster. When she goes to visit her dad she finds out that her dad is working at a local bowling alley where he works under the table so he can still receive his disability checks. But of course he figures no one will tell on him since some of the employees have secrets of their own going on in the back room. She stays at her dads creepy ran down apartment . Which he forgets to pay his cable bill .
Introduction The narrative is strikingly familiar. Police are called by concerned friends or family to deal with an out of control male. The callers report that the suspect has been acting in a bizarre fashion for a number of hours and has been destroying furniture in the house. They are worried that he will hurt himself and are insistent that he be brought to the hospital for observation. When the police arrive, they find the partially dressed suspect making unintelligible guttural noises while sweating profusely and complaining that some unknown party is trying to kill him.
Marlow sees there “was a problem laid out on the board” on his chessboard and he “reached down and moved a knight” (Chandler, 154). Immediately, Marlow’s contact with the knight piece shows that he is a knight in this situation. His inaction also ties him back with the knight in the stained glass window, who was “not getting anywhere” with helping the damsel (Chandler, 3). When he rejects Carmen, he tells her the reason is that it is a “question of professional pride” (Chandler, 156). He then repeats this, saying: “you know…professional pride” (Chandler, 156).
The servant loved the old man but could not take his eye, so one day he decided that he would kill the old man. For seven days just at midnight the servant would take an hour to creep in and shin a thin ray of light on the old man’s eye. Then on the 8th night the old man woke up and was frightened by the light, but the servant stood completely still and when he thought that old man went back to sleep the servant suffocated him with the sheet. Once dead the servant chopped up the old man and placed him under the floor boards. The next morning a neighbor had complained about a scream and the police showed up.
The main suspects of the homicide is 16-year-old Johnny Cade, along with 14-year-old Ponyboy Curtis. An inside reporter, who would like to remain anonymous interviewed Sheldon’s former girlfriend, Sherri “Cherry” Valance. “The night of the stabbing, my close friend, Marcia, and I had planned on seeing a drive in movie with Bob and Marcia’s boyfriend, Randy. We arrived, only to find out that the two of them had been drinking." Valence claimed to have sent the boys home angrily.
A troubled detective goes undercover to investigate a series of homeless people being killed, which leads to a major conspiracy. BRIEF SYNOPSIS: FRANK MCCOY (37) is a detective after redemption. Thugs seeking revenge attack Frank and his family. His young daughter, LINDSEY (6), is injured. Fearing for the safety of his family, McCoy sends his wife, AUDREY, and Lindsey away.
In the novel by Edward Bloor, On the Senior Awards Night, Tino and Victor attack Erik and Arthur as revenge for killing Luis. The football coach held Tino back, but Paul distracts him by jumping on him so that Tino and Victor can escape. Paul runs back to his house, where he newly remembers that Erik, in the belief that Paul exposed him and his friend Vincent Castor for spray painting a wall in their old neighborhood, Erik held Paul 's eyelids open while Vincent sprayed paint into Paul 's eyes, and confronts his parents for concealment of the story. Arthur is arrested for murdering Luis, and Eric is expected to be arrested later but is then placed on house arrest until further notice. Paul is expelled from the Tangerine school district for
His nightmare began with his wife doing errands in town, while the UPS driver had just dropped off a package, and John, getting ready for dinner with his wife, remained in the back bedroom of their home. Suddenly, he heard the back door shut, knowing his wife had not returned, he wondered if the UPS deliverer forgot to drop off another package or needed a signature. Then, as John turned the corner of the doorway, a strange man raised his pistol at John, who quickly dropped to the floor. John reached, raised, and fired his pistol toward the unwelcomed guest. Luckily, with John’s pistol at his hip and a fast reaction, a hole in his T-shirt and damage to a wooden table remained the harm done.
Summary: A young man named Floyd Wells heard about the Clutter murders over the radio, and immediately he knew who did it. He could not believe it either, that his former roommate, Dick Hickock, would actually go through with the murders. Floyd had been the one to tell Dick about the families fortune and Dick had planned to steal it. He waits a few weeks before he reports this to the authorities. Dewey comes home and finds his wife making dinner, he is very excited because he has the mugshots of the two suspected men for the murder.