Richard Trenton Chase was born May 23rd, 1950 in Santa Clara, California. He was born into a terrible home. With a mentally-ill mother and an alcoholic father, his parents were fighting constantly. Because he was in his Trust vs Mistrust stage when all of this happened, he would look to his parents for guidance/protection but not receive it. This caused many trust issues later on in Chase’s life.
Donald Henry Gaskins also known as “Pee Wee” didn’t have a normal life as many of us. Some have said he wasn’t your typical man, but in reality Donald Gaskins was mentally ill. On March 13, 1933, Donald Gaskins was born in Florence County, South Carolina (Donald “Pee Wee” Gaskins, Crime Museum, 1). As a child Henry was bullied by his fellow classmates and because of his small body figure that made him get the teased nickname of “ Pee Wee”. Violence and fear followed Gaskins from school to home, whether it was at home by getting beaten up by his own stepfather or going to school and fighting against his fellow bullies Henry could have never gotten rid of all the violence surrounded by him.
Fear is the worst feeling to have, but fear also creates suspense because some people are not themselves when they are afraid. In the story "Refresh,Refresh" by Benjamin Percy two boys turn into a new person when their fathers leave for the army. The boys became very violent someone completely different from who they were before their dad left for the army, "before he could even speak, I brought my fist to his diaphragm, knocking the breath from, his body." (5). The boys in "Refresh, Refresh" were so afraid of what Dave was about to say that they acted out of fear and started to beat Dave up.
Additionally, they have differences that involve the law and the way they want to die. Therefore, Dally Winston and Johnny Cade have huge differences in their lives, but also notable similarities. Johnny and Dally both have abusive parents that affect their lives in a crucial way. For example, Johnny’s parents drink alcohol, and they hit him and abuse him. Johnny is very weak and shy, so he runs away for the day or night, and comes back the next day.
Gacy had a congenital heart conditional which got in the way of playing with the other kids. This exclusion was just another thing that caused him to feel lonely. During his teenage years, he realized his attraction for the opposite sex and soon got bullied for that. Family members would describe Gacy as always, wanting his father’s approval and love. The desperate Gacy ended up never getting his father’s love before his death in 1965.
John Wayne Gacy grew up with an abusive alcoholic father. If any of his siblings or him misbehaved his father would beat them with a razor strap. But after all those beatens Gacy and his sibling learned not to cry and toughen up. Gacy also had a hard time in school because of congenital heart conditions. Gacy wasn't able to play like the other kids or
It all started with the ambition to be like his father and understand how to be like him. John Wayne Gacy was born on March 17, 1942. Gacy did not have the best childhood growing up. His father was a drunk and repeatedly beat his siblings and him with a razor strap and was said to have physically assaulted his mother too. Gacy’s sister, Karen, said that they learned to toughen up and not cry during the beatings.
Grow in South Baton Rouge wasn’t easy for Justice at all. While living in South Baton Rouge he attended McKinley Senior High School, which was a nightmare for him. He was bullied and it made him feel like he was nothing. He had already lost his dad to a car accident, and that was something he couldn’t get it out his head. With all this going on he knew he couldn’t let his mom and sister down.
Perry Smith grew up in a malformed family in which his mother had “‘soured her soul’, honed her tongue to the wickedest point” and his father cruelty left them and later took out of his anger on Perry. I have heard of tons of sweet little stories to praise the selflessness of the love from parents. Nevertheless, for Perry, his father threatens him by saying that “Perry, I’m the last thing living you’re ever gonna see’, which was just caused by a biscuit. As what Perry said about his father that he was “like a child”, Perry’s father had never truly realized his responsibility for the whole family and his life. When Perry described his helplessness after walk: “the lodge was dark, and all the doors were locked.
Valeria Oceguera Violence in the family Professor Hoffman February 23,2017 A Child Called ‘It” A Child Called “It” by Dave Pelzer is a story about a child named David, who is a victim of abuse from his mother and tells his story of how he struggles to stay alive, search for food and the problems he has in school. David lives with his mother, father and brothers, but at the end of the book, he feels a strong hatred for his family and a strong hate for the people who knew about the abuse, David also regrets being born and questions if God exists. There are many health issues that happen when abuse happens to a child specifically and these include, “suicidal thoughts, eating disorder, PTSD can develop from a childhood of abuse.” (Rehman, Kazmi, Perveen, 2016). David towards the end of his story began to think that death was the only way he could escape the abuse. David’s story is the story of many other children around the world who suffer from physical, emotional and mental abuse, these children are in search of a light in the darkness for many years and David’s light in the darkness was his father in the beginning of the book but that drastically changed further on.
Bone may seem like a reckless teenager to many at the beginning, but, in actuality, is the product of his parents mistakes. Falling victim to an alcoholic mother and abusive stepfather drives Bone to act out. His father addresses his failed parenting by saying, “the kid doesn 't know right from wrong”(21). Without parental guidance Bone begins to get into trouble and eventually decides to move out of his parents apartment and into a new one with his friend Russ alongside a motorcycle gang. After his parents confront Bone about the situation at hand, Bone refuses to move back in after realizing that “They would’ve let me come back if I’d wanted but only if I could be a different person than I was which was not only impossible but unfair”(18).