They were also the ones who cut women off from the world outside of their homes, believing women were extremely sexual beings who needed to be contained. Ironically, it was these same men who liked to depict dancers and prostitutes on pottery, committed adultery at their leisure, and hired
Serial killers have many motives on why they kill the people they do. Many serial killers come from a dark childhood where they could have been molested by either a mother or a father and that could lead them on to molest and murder other small children. A serial killer known as Gary Ridgway killed and murdered over what is to believe seventy eight prostitutes. I was able to look through many articles and background information on many different credible websites. These sources gave me credible and honest information on how and why Gary Ridgway killed the people he did and why in general serial killers kill the people they do.
Hiro Mashima once said “If peace can only come through killing someone, then I don’t want it.” On the other hand, the landlady in Roald Dahl’s short story “The Landlady,” contradicts this quote by getting peace by killing people. Serial killers kill many people in the same way and make “the act of killing into a ritual” (Dolan 51). They go through seven phases in total which is the Aura phase, Trolling phase, the Wooing phase, Capture, the Totem phase, the Depression phase. Similarly, the landlady goes through these phases. She kills a man named Billy Weaver who is in search of a place to live.
The people he captured would be gruesomely murdered. He impaled people and left their bodies on sticks in the yards around his castle. “His penchant for impaling his enemies on stakes in the ground and leaving them to die earned him the name Vlad the Impaler. He inflicted this type of torture on foreign and domestic enemies alike: notably, as he retreated from a battle in 1462, he left a field filled with thousands of impaled victims as a deterrent to pursuing Ottoman forces.” (Pallardy). “Vlad Dracula used all kind of methods of torture and execution, like nails in heads, scalping, cutting off of limbs, noses, ears and breasts, blinding, strangulation and skinning, burning, roasting and boiling alive, exposure to wild animals or mutilation of sexual organs.
Abigail Williams is not your typical teenage girl. She is a girl that will drink blood to kill someone, accuse people of witchcraft, and have a affair. By looking at The Crucible, one can see that Abigail Williams develops the theme of reputation, which is important because people who fear losing their reputation spread hysteria. Protecting her reputation motivates Abigail Williams to accuse others of being a witch. She will say or do anything to cover up the fact that she took a blood charm to kill John Proctor's wife, whom she had affair with.
Like Grendel from from Beowulf drugs can physically hurt people, but they also can cause an internal conflict, conflict like the fear and lament; that Grendel caused the kingdom of Herot. But like the poem Beowulf we have heroes in our societies that fight it everyday. Drugs they appear everywhere, from schools to city streets, and their path of destruction is a devastating one. A part of this path is the families that are constantly being broken up and ruined. From anything like Legal consequences to the drug user putting their addiction before their family.
During The Crucible, the Witch Trials caused many court hearings. A good deal of the court hearings consisted of people over exaggerating outbursts of demons inside of them just to get somebody convicted. The Witch Trails also affected the church in many ways. Reverend Parris’ already had a wicked reputation as their minister, and the trials made it even worse. People wanted him out of the church.
Lady Macbeth is not aware of these plans and finds out about them and is overwhelmed. In the banquet scene Macbeth is aware that Banquo was killed and soon sees an apparition of him. He starts to freak which gets people to think he is becoming insane. His wife to starts to think and realize that all of the violence and murders are getting to Macbeths head and make him feel insane and more powerful than ever. Lady Macbeth feels all the guilt that Macbeth feels throughout the play and is slowly going mad as