All elements come together to tell the confession of the vengeful psychopath Montresor and his bragging of a hideous premeditated murder that he committed 50 years ago. Through the theme, point of view and tone of the story the reader is taken into the mind of this vicious killer. It shows the revenge that Montresor sought after and accomplished brought him
These profiles fall between psychology and law enforcement, some call it “investigative psychology” while another refers to it as “crime action profiling”. The main connection, the common goal they all share; help investigators examine evidence, narrow down a suspect pool, or give helpful tips on how to interrogate a suspect already in custody. Psychology is used to investigate behavioral patterns, personality traits, and psychopathologies. Demographic variables including age, race, and geographical locations are also used in the profiles. Recently criminologists, law enforcement officials, and psychologists have all teamed together to take criminal profiling, which started out as an art and transform it into a reliable science.
All of the parties involved will be charged with murder. There are limitations to this rule: Some courts require that the death was foreseeable; the crime being committed must be inherently dangerous; the felony committed in connection with the murder, has to be independent and one of the deaths must have been caused directly by one of the felons, and as a consequence of the crime. In State v. Goodseal the meaning of inherently dangerous had to be defined. Charles Goodseal had been released from prison in August, 1969. In December, 1973 he want to look for work in Denver, Colorado, where he stayed with a friend.
Throughout In Cold Blood, a true-crime novel based on a multiple murder, author Truman Capote gives a more personal insight on the topic while standing up for the mentally ill and verbalizing his personal beliefs on how the they should be treated and viewed in the criminal justice system. Within In Cold Blood, Capote tells about the events leading up to the murder and the investigation that led to the capture, trial, and execution of the killers. During the trial, both of the criminals were declared mentally ill, but were still authorized to stand trial and execution as they had been proven to have the ability to decide between right and wrong, and therefore were considered mentally
O’Connor’s trait of violence is used throughout to reveal the corrupt and criminal world that emanates the need for salvation. The violence that we do not get to see for ourselves are the crimes the Misfit committed before the story began. The story begins with the grandmother telling Bailey to “read here what it says he did to these people’” (O’Connor 575). These crimes are violent murders that the Misfit committed beforehand. This displays the criminal world that we live in.
The specific criminal behavior I chose is murder, specifically murder committed by serial killers. A serial killer is defined as someone who has murdered three or more people over a period of more than a month, with a cooling off period between murders. In regards to the criminology behind serial killers, the motive is usually based on psychological gratification, but can also include anger thrill, money and attention seeking. However, it’s usually their pasts that make serial killers who they are. Most serial killers suffered child abuse and many experienced sexually stressful events in childhood.
From there, they can be broken down into even more specific categories, however, each category will usually fall under organized or disorganized. Classifying serial killers can be useful for law enforcement because it helps them to determine common traits shared among different types of killers. When trying to apprehend a killer, once you determine what type they are, you can use
According to Freudian psychoanalysis “repression of the instinctual id leads to the psychopathology of everyday life, which in turn makes violent behavior commonplace.” ( Jennifer McClinton-Temple1, 18). Likewise, Herbert Marcuse in his book Eros and Civilization (1955) attempted to fuse Freudian and Marxist theories to undercut the cultural codes that over determine and repress human psychology and sexuality, resulting in deviant tendencies. The complexity of human violence has been studied in modern Psychiatry. James Gilligan in his 1996 book, Violence: Reflections on a National Epidemic, offers a theory on the origin of violent behavior. According to Gilligan “ much of what appears to be anomalous or inexplicable regarding violent behavior is actually predictable and understandable given a certain set of conditions.” ( Dereck Daschke,
The purpose of this case study is to analyze Reginald Tone's behaviors and early life in order to attempt to provide some reasoning behind the crimes he committed. Reginald Tone was arrested in 2008 and charged and convicted of three murders and ten assaults that were both sexual and violent in nature. These crimes will be analyzed in context of Tone's childhood and adolescence, drawing on both his actions and the environment in which he was raised. Some key factors of Tone'e early life will be discussed and used to apply pertinent psychological theories and prospectives to try to explain why Tone committed the crimes that he did. Case Summary When Reginald was arrested in 2008 for his crimes, he denied the rape allegations, describing the sexual assault as consensual sex.
His obsession with thoughts of murder causes his hallucination, to which Macbeth says "I see thee still, and on thy blade and dudgeon gouts of blood, which was not so before" (2.1.46). This anticipates and foreshadows the murder he is about to commit as the audience is given these graphic illustrations of blood, thus eluding to the deceitful murder of Duncan. This vision expressed is a symbol of guilt he will feel after committing the murder also sets a tone of horror that carries on through the scene. Therefore, by including strong blood imagery into the play, the audience is given the ability to see Macbeth’s feelings towards the crime he is about to commit through the literary device of