Ever heard of somebody who was claimed as a murder for three hundred people? If not, then you are going to hear about it now and be well aware of who he is . Pedro Alonso Lopez, also known as Monster of the Andes, was a colombian serial killer who was sentenced for killing eighty girls, but he claimed he murded and rapped about three hundred. Pedro Lopez was known for raping girls around his country then moved to Peru and Ecuador and all around. Pedros dad died when Benilda; his mother, was three months pregnant with her son at the time of his father's death.
Influences can shape who a person might turn out to be and tend to either have positive responses or extremely negative ones. However, in Peter Shaffer’s Equus, Alan Strang, a troubled seventeen year old, has created his own downfall by responding horribly to the influences in his life. He commits a violently heinous crime due to his own deep, devoted passion for his god, Equus. Alan Strang’s impressionable behavior and vulnerable mental health all played huge roles in influencing him to commit such an atrocious crime. Such an act from Alan Strang appeared to many as something highly unexpected, yet it would have appeared predictable if his upbringing had been closely observed beforehand.
Throughout United States history, success has been achieved through the exploitation of the lower class by the more dominant higher class. The lower class is used as cheap labor force, working terrible conditions which can comprise of dangerous substance exposure and the potential to lose limbs or even ones’ life. Immigrants are usually thrown in this situation due to lack of money and a language barrier. Commonly, like in Federico’s ghost, immigrants are put to work doing farm work, which is comprised of back breaking work and long hours in the beating sun. The author of Federico’s Ghost is Martin Espada, a Latino man born in New York.
The names of the group of people in this story were many and will be remembered. Jose de Jesus Rodriguez a man that traveled for the first time to the U.S. Enrique Landeros Garcia was a man who got lost and coming from San Pedro Altepepan, who had a wife Octavia and a child named Alexis who didn’t want him to go but he wanted to better their life. Reyno Bartolo Hernandez was a friend of Enrique and was a coffee farmer and was married to Agustina. Lorenzo Ortiz Hernandez, from the same place as Enrique and Reyno, he had five children and a wife and he didn’t have enough money to afford to keep up with the family so he went to better the life of his family. Reymundo Barreda Maruri and his son traveled because once again there was no work in Mexico
One famous explorer during 1500-1600 was Francisco Vasquez De Coronado. He was one of many explorers from Spain. He resumed his post in Nueva, Galicia. Francisco Vasquez De Coronado was a famous explorer from Spain. He was serving a governor of an important province.
Throughout the memoir, "First They Killed My Father" by Lung Ung, many hardships are placed on the Ung family after the Khmer Rouge take over their home capitol of Phenom Phen. They are forced into labor camps and if they do not comply or work hard enough for the soldiers, they will be killed along with their family. They face many deaths of close relatives and they all have to ignore it and keep working. Throughout the story, there are many moments were they all just want to give up and stop working, but Pa influences them to push through and in the end, it gives them the motivation they need to survive the Cambodian Genocide. Loung and her family's relationship with Pa motivated them to survive the Cambodian Genocide.
Margarita Engle's Margarita Engle grew up in Los Angeles but started a strong relationship with her mother's homeland in cuba over the long summers she spent there. She was trained as a botanist and agronomist before becoming a full-time poet. And she now lives in Central California, where she enjoys hiding in the wilderness to help train her husband’s search and rescue dog. Engles influenced society and promoted cuban life through her works The poet slave of cuba, The surrender tree, and drum dream girl. Engles text The Poet slave of cuba brought awareness to the everyday life of a slave in cuba.
Even though José Julián Martí Pérez, better known as José Martí, is not known worldwide, he is considered one of the most important heroes and poets in Cuba. He fought bravely for Cuban independence and died for his country. He is considered the "Apostle of Cuban Independence" in Cuba. He is studied every year in school. We celebrate his birth and his death- at 42- every year.
“Just Lather, That’s All” by Hernando Tellez shows that it is not always right for one to take justice into their own hands. One reason for this is because it might make someone do something that they would rather not do. In the story, the main character (the barber) thinks about killing Captain Torres because he is a revolution fighter, and because Torres executed multiple other revolutionaries. The barber thinks to himself “ But I don’t want to be a murderer, no sir” (Tellez, Page 2)
Unique and defining character traits not only create interesting characters, but moreover build the thesis of the movie 12 Angry Men, everyone has different biases that they carry. Based on the movie, 12 Angry Men, not only Juror #3, but also #8 and #9 are best represented by one of the above shapes, through their characters and how they fit into a big picture of the movie. Through the script of the movie, the character’s actions and manners make evident which shapes should be used to describe them. Even the colors of the shapes above show something about the character. The font and position of the shape used to tell which character is represented by which shape gives away what type of character each juror is in the movie.
Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz was born on August 13, 1926. Near Biran which is located in Cuba’s eastern Oriente Province. Castro’s father, Angel, was a wealthy plantation owner that had business connections in America. Fidel’s mother, Linda Ruz Gonzalez was a maid for his father’s wife, Maria Luisa Argota. By the time Fidel was 15 years old his father demolished his relationship with Luisa and married Maria.