The story of Ronald Gene Simmons. On the 22nd of December, 1987 the worst mass murder in Arkansas history took place. A man by the name of Ronald Gene Simmons went on a killing spree. He started off by killing his wife, kids, and his three year old granddaughter, but it didn’t stop there. He killed his family and quite a few harmless townspeople because he went insane, because why else would you kill harmless people?
The definition of a “monster” is a threatening force. In Walter Dean Myers’ Monster, Steve Harmon the defendant in the trial is being charged for felony murder. The monster in him is the struggle between his innocence and guilt. Steve’s judgement of his actions is similar to a pendulum swinging. One side is his innocence translated to his testimony while the other side is his guilt which is seen in his diary.
John Wayne Gacy is a serial killer who killed 33 people in total. He was born on May 17th 1942 in Chicago where he was physically and verbally abused by his father. Since this age he showed unusual behaviours and avoiding society, but then was determined that he has a psychological disorder. He moved to Los Angeles and was living a normal life however he started showing his real face in 1968 where he raped a young, male employee.
In Gacy’s early life he was the victim of his father’s scorn being beaten constantly by his father with a razor strop. A couple instances know would be when he stole a truck when he was 6 and his father beat him for it, one other told instance of abuse was when John and another boy were accused of molesting a little girl where his father again beat him with his trusty strop. However it wasn’t just physical abuse he was given his father also emotionally abused him calling him a failure telling him he was dumb and stupid. Gacy was an ill boy born with a heart defect leading him to be hospitalized most of his life from ages 14 to 18, where his father accused him of faking everything. The abuse was so bad that when Gacy was molested by a family friend he suffered in silence.
But the evidence was overwhelming and the reason he did it made no difference. The judge said it was one of the most horrific cases he’s ever dealt with and sentenced Moises to 25 years to life. 1 The Godfather of Matamoros Biography.com Adolfo Constanzo, also sometimes known as The Godfather of Matamoro was a Cuban-American drug dealer, serial killer, and cult leader who authorities believe may have murdered more than 20 people during the 1980’s. Adolfo was introduced to the dark world of voodoo and witchcraft by his mother.
“Mild-Mannered truck painter told detectives that he was good at just a thing : Killing prostitute”(Modern-Day Serial Killer chapter 2 paragraph 2 by Don Rauf) Gary Ridgway was born on February 18, 1949. He is serving 49 consecutive life terms. It all started when Gary was a child. He wets his bed until he was a teenager.
( Kids Legal, What if I'm Charged with a Juvenile Offense?) What Jack did appears to be murder, Jack’s unlawful actions is the crime he committed . The definition of “Crime” according to The Oxford American Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus is an illegal, shameful or evil act. What Jack did is an illegal, shameful, and evil act, but is it enough to say that although, he did commit a crime, despite his age, he should be charged because if he is capable to “run” a group of rowdy boys and has a belligerent mind set. Jack indeed killed two people, his victims being Piggy and Simon.
In episode two of Serial the state claims that Adnan is the one that did it. Sarah states on behalf of the state “ And the motive the State supplied, the basis for the whole thing, was that after Hae broke up with Adnan, he couldn’t accept it. He was so wounded by her, and so furious, that he decided to kill her” (21). This shows that there was a strong motive as to why Adnan killed Hae.
Ted Bundy was a notorious serial murderer who’s reign of terror lasted from 1974 to 1978. Bundy was convicted of three homicides and was sentenced to death for all three charges. However, at the time of his execution, Bundy confessed to 30 murders however the exact number of victims is still unknown. Bundy’s crimes evolved over time but he was both a sexual sadist and a necrophiliac serial killer. At the beginning of his rampage, Bundy would sneak into the victims house in the middle of the night, violently attack them while they were sleeping with a blunt object and then Bundy would usually sexually assault them.
One in every 125 people are estimated to be psychopaths with a mental illness of some kind. The narrator from The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe is about a killer with a mental illness who ends up growing hatred for an old man’s evil eye. His hate for that evil eye eventually leads him to killing the old man. The narrator from Strawberry Spring by Stephen King is also a killer with a mental illness and terrorizes a college campus. He does this by murdering many college girls without leaving any traces behind.
Jeffrey Dahmer orfan, murderer, cannibal, sex offender. A man with a tragic back story turned evil. A loner at school, who got picked on and had a sick way to have fun. As he got older he became more fascinated with dead bodies of different animals and seeing what would happen to them after a period of time. While he was one of the most know serial killers , he 's a cannibal, he kept the victims heads in the freezer and kept there skulls, poured acid in their heads to see what would happen, and dismembered their bodies after torching them.
Ted Bundy is infamously known as a serial killer, kidnapper, rapist, and necrophile who assaulted and murdered at least thirty women. His charm, cold-heartedness, deceitfulness, deception, and lack of empathy and remorse qualify him as a pure sociopath. Jeffrey Dahmer is another notorious case of sociopaths. He was a serial killer, cannibal, and rapist, who was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, schizotypal personality disorder, and psychotic disorder—all of which are subtypes of personality disorders. Even after his diagnosis, however, the court found him legally sane at his trial.
Deadpool’s real name is Wade Wilson, his mother died when he was still a young kid and his father who was a in the military was physically abusive. Wade was a criminal in his teen years and one night while he and his friends were out drinking his father attempts to get wade out of the club and one of wade’s friend steals his father’s handgun and kills wades father. Wade still in his teen years goes of to the military for a brief time after a while he begins his “career” accepting assassination jobs only for the people he thought deserved death. Deadpool had the habit of using plastic surgery and technology to take a new identity every when he failed an assignment. He was accused by T-Ray who is his nemesis of stealing his identity after a failed mission and also of killing his
In this generation, it’s not a lie that people can get materialistic and greedy for money. Exhibiting that $795 Coach handbag, displaying your new Mercedes-Benz all over Facebook, and especially strutting around the hallway with your new Jordans with plastic covered around them because they’re too precious to be dirtied; they’re all common practices to find in a person’s personality these days. A very gigantic and clear-cut theme of the The Great Gatsby is the obsession with money and possessing materialistic traits. Fitzgerald uses this theme and portrays it in the characters of the book to represent the social high life of socialites in the 1920s.
The tale of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight—a well-known, late 14th century Middle English romance—embodies significant themes. These themes are successfully fulfilled by the influential characters in the story. One of these characters, Sir Gawain—the protagonist of the story and one of King Arthur’s knights—proves to be the hero of the story. Although he humbly denies it, Gawain has a repute of being a distinguished knight and loyal subject. In the story, Gawain is portrayed as possessing the acme of all knightly characteristics, yet, still has several attributes to master.