Marilyn Monroe Persuasive Speech

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In the early hours of August 5, 1962, movie star Marilyn Monroe was reported dead in her home in Los Angeles, California. She had been found lying face down in her bed, naked and with her hands by her side. Around midnight, her housekeeper Eunice Murray (had seen/had heard/had become aware of) that Marilyn's bedroom light was on. She knocked on the door a few times, but Marilyn didn't answer. At 3:00 AM, Murray started to worry and called Dr. Ralph Greenson, Marilyn's mind doctor. After he did not knock down her door, he looked through her window and saw her lying on her bed. He then broke the window, checked her for a pulse, and (understood/made real/achieved) she was dead. The police were called at 4:30 AM. When they arrived, they questioned Murray, Greenson, and another doctor on the scene. They inspected the room and (saw/heard/became aware of) that (even…show more content…
The (act of asking questions and trying to find the truth about something) was quick and suspicious, and the official account of her death begs many unanswered questions. Why, for example, did it take Murray so long to call for help? What about the reports that Greenson called for an (emergency vehicle that takes people to hospitals) and then turned it away after finding Marilyn dead? And how did a drinking glass, after the police search, turn up in Marilyn's room? Murray would later change her story (more than two, but not a lot of) times over her life, and the first policeman on the scene, Jack Clemmons, said that "Her hands were by her side and her legs were stretched out perfectly straight. It was the most obviously staged death scene I had ever seen. The pill bottles on her bedside table had been arranged in neat order and the body (in a carefully-planned way) positioned, it all looked too

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