Nathaniel Nguyen The Crucible Arthur Miller English 2 Honors Period 2 Witch Hunting During the years 1692 to 1693, The Salem Witch Trials were a time of great fear and hysteria, as even neighbors would accuse one another of witchcraft just to lower the suspicion that they themselves were witches. Although many people nowadays are very well aware of what happened during this frightful time, most still don’t know how the Salem Witch Trials actually began. The Crucible by Arthur Miller captures the horrific experience of the Salem Witch Trials from their very beginning, to their ending when people began realizing that the entire situation had been a lie from the very start. The main character, John Proctor, may seem to be a normal, middle aged man living in the Puritan town of Salem, but however, he holds a dark secret: he cheated on his wife with a girl named Abigail Williams. What he doesn 't know, is that by cheating with Abigail, he partly started the Salem witch madness; John makes Abigail very envious of his wife, and thus, she begins accusing others of dark sorcery and witchcraft.
Little Nimrod murdered C. C. Robin. To begin with, Little Nimrod was at the scene of the crime from 2 o’clock to 4 o’clock. This is an important piece of evidence because the murder took place between 2 o’clock and 4 o’clock. Also, this shows that Little Nimrod and C. C. Robin were in about the same place at the same time. To add to this, Little Nimrod had a bad reputation, meaning that he has disadvantageous actions and people are aware of this.
The two detectives are quite good at their job and when they get an assignment to find a missing girl, they quickly find her. However, their investigations also cause the murder of a young mother making them question the morality of earning a living in such circumstances. However taking up more jobs due to their notoriety, they are soon enveloped in the darkness of the ghettoes. They take on drug dealers, crime lords, gunrunners, and ordinary people unable to escape the criminal
Detectives are still trying to make discoveries to this day as to who the actual killer is. The mystery behind the gruesome, cannibalistic murders from Jack the Ripper can be summed up by two suspects: Aaron Kosminski and Severin Klosowski. Jack the Ripper has left a mystery since his first horrific murder; the information that has been gathered helps narrow him down to specific suspects. In the time between August and November of 1888, in Whitechapel, five prostitutes were mutilated by a knife (“The Hunt”). The women who were known to be killed by him are Annie Chapman, Elizabeth Stride, Polly Nichols, Catherine Eddowes, and Mary Jane Kelly (“Jack the Ripper”).
Mr.Birling is suddenly interrupted when Inspector Goole arrives to interrogate the Birlings about the suicide of a working-class women called Eva Smith; whose death was led by a series of events. The Birling’s are consumed with lies, lack of responsibility and the certain manipulation /powerfulness of the Inspector. The Inspector is used by J.B Priestley to communicate that our actions affect each other, and throughout this play Priestley portrays the Inspector’s character as dominant and superior: “Because what happened to her then may have determined what happened to her afterwards, and what happened to her afterwards may have driven her to suicide. A chain of events” pg 14. In this quote the Inspector uses repetitive language to get his point across, and Priestley makes the Inspector seem wise and humble, due to the fact that the Inspector is practically the only person in that room that knows that everyone affected Eva Smith in their own way, and he is not pointing the finger at anyone, because he knows that will cause more chaos.
He is upset about the fact he was murdered in such a cruel way “To die so miserably, to feel the murders grasp”(60). The moments of supernatural and mystery are also seen in this novel and have a huge impact
The Tell Tale Heart is narrated anonymously yet extremely in depth, leaving the reader with an ominous perspective. The use of first person creates a mysterious interpretation for the readers as we construe the tale from an individuals point of view, looking into the story. The story builds up upon the narrator’s guilt over intentionally killing an innocent man. A suspicious neighbor cries out for help after hearing a shriek and three policemen investigate the situation. During the climax, the narrator is at the greatest intensity of guilt and craze.
Looking into the minds of serial killers is a tricky task, a couple questions to start with are questions such as what is a Serial killer? According to the FBI’s version of the definition, a serial killer is conventionally defined as a person who murders three or more people in a period of over a month, with “cooling down” time between murders. “For a serial killer, the murders must be separate events, which are most often driven by a psychological thrill or pleasure. Serial killers often lack empathy and guilt, and most often become egocentric individuals; these characteristics classify certain serial killers as psychopaths.” (crime museum editors, 2017). Xxx explain quote Even though the definition seems straightforward, multiple others
The Slender Man Trials was when a girl and her friend stabbed their classmate Payton to please horror character film Slender Man. This story relates to Slender Man Trial because the two girls got arrested but will not cause Peyton to forget the trauma she went through. Arresting someone doesn’t always change what happened sometimes it makes the case worse. Your pain can’t always be healed by punishing people who commited the crime and I think that’s how Forman tries to get his message across. Even though you might feel like this is the case it isn’t
The guilt that Poe expressed through his character the murder in the tell tale heart. he had felt bad for the old man his heart made him feel bad , guilty about killing the old man. Bradbury made us the readers feel bad for the house knowing all it was doing was waiting for its masters who would never return. The murder didn't know who or what it was except in the tell tale heart the murder knew exactly what they were doing the were committing a horrible sin. Poe and Bradbury were to amazing authors who had great talents who are both not dead but we can still read their masterpieces.