Anyway, he whacked every window out of the Finch boy’s car.’” (Stanley Basca to Elvis) (page 84) This passage from a trial scene, shows that Not only did Davy have no remorse for killing the two young men, he actually lured them to his home where his family slept unknowing. So, the reader is led to feel sympathetic towards a man who destroyed someone’s vehicle, lured criminals to his family home where his kid brother and sister slept, and then he shot the two boys in front of his eleven-year-old brother. Shooting Basca and Finch was all premeditated. Ruben states “Somehow he was holding the little Winchester he’d carried in the timber that afternoon. And holding it comfortably.” (page 49) Not only did Davy bring the gun to bed with him, but had the gun loaded and ready to go before the light was switched on to see who was at the door.
Gacy’s victims were male prostitutes as well as male teenagers that worked for him. John would trap his victims by promising things like money and job opportunities. After trapping them he would rape them and murder them or he would tie them up,hang them and rape them. But no one knew this about Gacy he committed all his crimes solo. There John Wayne Gacy was discovered by the police the person that had been committing all the crimes was him.
Atticus, the town lawyer, has his mind set on the idea that his son, Jem, accidently stabbed Mr. Ewell during their tussle. Accounting for the time of night and the surprise Mr. Ewell caused him, Atticus deems it plausible, only ever thinking Boo Radley brought home his children. However, Heck Tate knows the truth about how Bob Ewell was killed. Building enough courage to speak against one of the most respected people in the town, Heck Tate ends up protecting Boo from the mayhem the townspeople will cause if they know the truth and eases the untidy mind of the tired lawyer who is sure his son did more. Heck Tate pleads his case by saying; “It ain’t your decision, Mr. Finch, it’s all mine.
This is a prime example, of a hate crime, which was directed towards black people, based on hatred and racism. The discriminatory part of America, would say the judicial system is fair to everyone, “the land of the free.” Which I firmly believe is not true, because throughout history, the judicial system has been inconsiderate towards blacks. For instance, take heed of the
He is an escaped criminal who comes across the family from A Good Man is Hard to Find. Because the grandmother recognizes him, he shoots them all. He seems initially to be just a two-dimensional “baddie” character. But it is discovered that he has some sort of mental disorder, which severely affects his actions and his memory of the crimes that he commits. While conversing with the Grandmother, he says, “I forgot what I done, lady.
Diallo pulled something out of his pocket, which the policemen thought was a gun, but later on showed to be the his wallet. He was hit by 19 shots out of the 41 shots that were fired against him. The four policemen were all found innocent by a jury. The similarity between the novel and the song is the crucial misjudging of a situation by police officers, which leads to multiple shots being fired at innocent people, who in this case was a young man and child both ending up losing their lives to racism and the power of guns in the hand of
Article Summary and Response Name Institution Date In the article “Black men in Public Space,” the author Brent Staples narrates how he has been mistaken for a criminal several times bruise he was African American. In this story, he recalls his first victim a young white-woman he scare on a deserted street in Hyde Park. The author argues that in other occasion he would see people black, white, female, or even male hammering down the doors of their cars since they thought he was a mugger. In their defense, Staples asserts that he could not blame them since young black male had occasionally been involved in violence. Staples continues to give more examples of extreme situations in which he found himself in trouble for being mistaken
They come for revenge, the Mexican police killed two cowboys in their group first, cowboy rely on friend, rely on each other, the killing of their friend angered most cowboys, they got to do something back, the revenge and gunshotting in someone’s marriage is like a sharp reply to Mexican police, this action is a sign that cowboy makes, declared that they are not weak and can be bullied. Seems like they did something wrong, they shot people randomly, take people’s life cruelly. But if we stand on their perspective, the Mexican police kill their friend first, maybe the Mexican police shot the cowboys for no reason. As we mentioned before, cowboys concerned about their companions, companions were like family, brother to them and they stand for tough and strong, When someone killed their friend, they feel getting bullied and sad, so revenge is just a mental reaction, they just show their revenge in the excessive way. they did something bad, but also good things for their friend.
The third and final trait a hero must have is the ability to recognize when he/she must change due to their actions being immoral or destructive. An example of this Jules WInnfield from the comedy 'Pulp Fiction ' written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. In the film, Jules, a hired killer and his partner, Vincent are hired to kill a man ,named Brett who transgressed the mobster Jules was hired by, and to recover a suitcase from Brett. Jules and Vincent drive to his apartment and let themselves into his apartment. The duo kill Brett, find the suitcase and are about to leave until a man hiding inside the bathroom attempts to kill the two.
As seen in Edwin S. Porter’s film Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1903), the acting in the movie became whitewashed by actors who were in blackface. Whereas the film leans towards making light of the matter at hand, whereas the movie relentlessly reinforces the idea of racist tendencies hiding within American cinema. Another film, Gone with the Wind (1939) depicts African Americans as savagely, ignorant, and only functional with a white owner. Purposefully avoiding the subject of slavery, the film was set during the Civil War-era. The movie also boldly broadcasts that two categories of African Americans existed, the respectable obedient slaves, and the immoral field workers