“He awoke in the basement of Gacy’s home his body naked and pressed into a pillory like rack which held his arms and head. John Wayne Gacy a powerful, heavyset man was also naked, his fat, hairy belly sticking out obscenely. Gacy showed his victims various whips and instruments of torture along with number of strange looking sexual devices explaining lasciviously how he intended to use these implements on him. The assaults and torture went on for hours” (Nash 1247). A candidate that measures up to this disturbance would be the monster from Beowulf, Grendel. Grendel tortured and killed his victims brutally too showing no mercy like John Wayne. Grendel and John Wayne both shared a twisted comparison in the satisfaction of killing innocent men
Famous American cereal killer, John Wayne Gacy, had murdered and raped 33 adolescents, many of whom were teenagers, the justice system made sure this man could never do this again. The public is turning a blind eye to the many contributions the justice system makes, we should look at not only how we can reform, but how it contributes to society The justice system creates many contributions to society, such as the safety it provides for children and their chances of exploitation, the many instances where they convict dangerous individuals therefore creating a safer environment for the present and future of society, and the fact it provides all citizens of the public and private sectors, to have the right to a fair, speedy, and public trial,
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.
John Wayne Gacy was born in Chicago, Illinois on March 17, 1942. He was born to John Stanley Gacy and Marion Elaine Robinson. John Wayne Gacy is only son of three children. He grew up very close to his mother and his two sisters. His father was an alcoholic and was very abusive to his wife and kids. John was often beaten by his father with a leather belt or a razor strap (Biography.com , n.d.).
Between 1976 and 1977, the Metro Detroit area was gripped with fear due to the Oakland County Child Killer case. At least four children were killed, and local area residents are still trying to get a resolution for these unsolved child murders in Michigan. Also known as the Babysitter Killer, there are many people who believe that Chris Busch was the Oakland County Child Killer. Unfortunately, despite a lot of notable evidence and a large public outcry, the police never got past the initial questioning phase with any of the suspects.
It all started with the ambition to be like his father and understand how to be like him. John Wayne Gacy was born on March 17, 1942. Gacy did not have the best childhood growing up. His father was a drunk and repeatedly beat his siblings and him with a razor strap and was said to have physically assaulted his mother too. Gacy’s sister, Karen, said that they learned to toughen up and not cry during the beatings.
The rarest form of murder is the one of serial murders. It is defined as the murder of three or more individuals with a ‘cooling-off’ period in-between. Serial killers have intrigued people for years and we still don’t fully comprehend what drives them to murder countless people. John Wayne Gacy, also known at the famous “Killer Clown” became a national phenomenon when his 33 rape and murder victims were uncovered in his home and other areas. The purpose of this research paper is to consider John Wayne Gacy’s abusive father, internal struggle with his sexuality, and constant need to be accepted and praised as possible reasons that led Gacy to murder 33 teenage boys. At the conclusion of this research, there will be no dominating factor to explain
History is fraught with serial killers that committed unbelievable crimes. One of the most celebrated and commercialized is called Jack The Riper. Jack the Ripper is not the most notorious, successful or the first serial killer the world saw. Yet a lot of people consider him to be the godfather of the whole concept of serial killers. One of those killers, who easily outran Jack the Ripper is Herman Webster Mudgett, better known as H. H. Holmes, who bought and renovated a building in Chicago thus transforming it into a hotel where he killed foreigners, mainly women but also men and children during the World 's Columbian Exposition in 1893. “Trough his precise number of victims will never be known- estimates range into the
Between the years of 1972-1978 there was a string of murders that involved over 33 young men. This man named John Wayne Gacy was also nicknamed the Clown Killer for his activities in the community. Gacy was a very different person, who lived a very hard childhood, that led him to become the monster that he was.
For the general strain theory, the main limitations was the possible variation in evaluating an event or stimulus as a life strain or not. Gacy’s interpretation on what events and stimulus were strains on his life would be unknown, so it cannot be determined if a life strain is the reason Gacy committed crime. Though Gacy had strains at home within his family, it is allegedly said Gacy was quite popular in school. This means he would have had good bonds with his peers, but there is not enough evidence to show it could have made a difference. Lastly, Gacy’s childhood seemed apparent to have a vast amount of strains, however, when he became older, he left his family. Leaving his family would suggest his childhood strains would not be an issue
In the year 1984 the world came to know an infamous man named John Wayne Gacy Jr. John Wayne Gacy Jr was born in March of 1942 and lived to be fifty-two years old. John ended up being well known in the state of Illinois where he was put to death by the lethal injection in 1994. John Wayne Gacy Jr who also ended up being known as the Killer Clown was indicted on charges for taking the lives and raping at least thirty-three young males (“John Wayne Gacy Biography,” 2017).
Not all people have the same definition of evil. Evil can be expressed in many ways. Whether that be describing a person or giving a place a scary setting. Most though, think of evil as a person rather than a place. Those true qualities of evil help show if a person is a human monster. Many people have minor qualities but do not have the label of serial killer. John Wayne Gacy is an excellent example of a human monster because of his actions of murder and rape while demonstrating that nurture can shape a person's personality proving human monsters are more terrifying than those we read about in fiction.
He was born on August 27, 1906 and died on July 26, 1984. He was born in La Crosse, Wisconsin. He lived with his dad, his mom, and his older brother named Henry. His dad was an alcoholic while his mother was very religious whom he was super devoted to. His parents only stayed together due to their religious beliefs about divorce. Gein and his family lived on a farm in hopes of avoiding people from influencing Ed and his brother. Ed spent a large portion of his time going to school and doing chores. Gein never left home or had interest in dating. His mother would often take a portion of their night to read them parts of the bible. She typically selected graphic selections that often dealt with
Garcin 's torturer is Inez because when he questions himself or thinks too much, Inez is the one pushing Garcin to admit things about himself. Such as being a coward, thinking why he decided to take a train to Mexico and tells him that Estelle really doesn 't care about Garcin. Garcin wants someone to believe he is not a coward, but Inez keeps telling him that he is. She always tells Garcin the truth that Estelle doesn 't really care about him and think he 's a coward, either way, she 's just using him to get what she wants. This tortures Garcin because he 's being told the obvious from Inez. Also that he needs to convince Inez he is not a coward, but she 's very hard headed so it won 't be easy. He 's constantly reminded he 's a coward by her, which torture 's him because of his decision of taking the train to