“A Rose for Emily” where a woman poisons the man she loves so that he won’t leave her. This essay will develop the comparisons and contrasts between these characters. The similarities between the characters will begin the essay, the first similarity is that the Landlady and Emily kill using poison. For instance, the Landlady used Potassium Cyanide while Miss Emily used Arsenic. The second similarity is they kill out of passion, for example the Landlady in lust wants many men, while Emily out of love only wants Homer Barron.
George, on the other hand, is a passionate and faithful husband to Myrtle and is crushed to learn that she was cheating on him so much so that he assassinates Gatsby whom he thinks was cheating with myrtle and murdered to get rid of the evidence of his adultery. Tom Buchanan is an arrogant, controlling man, who does what he wants not considering about how his actions influence those around him. Tom is also the earliest person to use physical violence in the book, striking Myrtle in a fit of rage when she would not stop shouting Daisy 's name. "Some time toward midnight Tom Buchanan and Mrs. Wilson stood face to face discussing, in impassioned voices, whether Mrs. Wilson had any right to mention Daisy 's name."Daisy! Daisy!
Serial killing is a kind of macabre art perfected by psychopaths, who are either on a pleasure trip or a trial of revenge, who kills at least three victims one by one in a series of sequential murders, with a form of psychological gratification as the primary motive. There is a deep connection between the actions and the psychology of a serial killer. Thomas Harris’ Red Dragon (1981) is a crime thriller and features a serial killer whose cleft lip is the primary factor motivating his murderous behaviour. With particular attention to the image of the mirror, this assignment is concerned with offering a psychoanalytic reading of the novel, through the Lacanian concept of the mirror stage. It also aims to analyse the reasons and motives of the serial killer Francis Dolarhyde in the light of psychological theories like psychoanalysis and behavioural theory.
Macbeth was a respectful man until his ambition to become King ended up driving him crazy. Lady Macbeth, a deeply ambitious woman constantly insisted him of killing King Duncan and seized the Crown. Macbeth was being influenced by three witches and his lady Macbeth of doing such crimes. He was confused between right and wrong. He even had hallucination of the Dragger.
These characteristics are commonly used by sadistic serial killers. In the movie, he tells Blomkvist (the journalist) that he is “more of a serial rapist than a serial murderer and most of all a serial kidnapper.” He is a rich and smart man who lives in an isolated area and once he has killed the women he dumps them at sea in order to hide his crime. I describe Martin as a serial murderer because he has a list of women who he has killed by strangling them. He enjoys torturing these women. Meloy et al, (2004) suggest that the word serial is applicable for those who kill three or more victims using some form of
This quote shows that Wilson believes the driver of the car that killed Myrtle was performing an act of murder. This revelation and earlier discovery of his wife’s affair pushes him to the brink of reality, and he believes there is no solution other than to avenge his wife’s death. Consequently, he later finds and murders Gatsby whom he believes to be the killer. The difference in the context of Tom and Wilson’s acts of violence demonstrate the differences in their
From a young age, Queen Cersei started her evil off with the jealousy that fueled her to push her best friend into a well, ultimately killing her. Hereafter, Cersei continued to murder if necessary to the point where redemption is out of the question. Which is comparable to Macbeth in the way he plotted clandestine deaths of the people around him and killed to achieve his only desire; the throne. Queen Cersei could not escape the evil that fixated itself on her, or in other words, all the perfumes of Arabia could not sweeten her little hand just like Lady Macbeth. Regardless, Lady Macbeth brought up an interesting topic if evil can really be taken away from a person.
One of the sisters, Phoebe, is made out to be infatuated by sexual desires due to being linked with a man killing demon, known as a ‘Succubus’. The demon kills men for their testosterone, while trying to reveal the demon, Phoebe’s sister Prue gets transformed into a man. Also interesting in this particular episode is that the men who are disrespectful towards the women are the ones that are killed. While stereotypically women were displayed on television in a way that facilitated the “male gaze” in this episode both the male and female gaze are seen, giving a sense of gender equality. The sisters stare with desire at their neighbour Dan while at a dating event and likewise when Prue turns into a man she gazes at women, rather than men.
In the book This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab, Kate, one of the main characters, kills a man when he ambushes her. The man was working for a group of monsters, Malchai, who were trying to take over Verity, the city Kate’s father runs. The man himself is evil and has caused many deaths, so Kate killing him was actually a good move. At first, it sounded as if she did it because she was moving too fast, but she recognized the man to be in cahoots with the Malchai. She took a calculated risk when she killed man, but it was not a accident.
Narrator VO: “John Huston’s The Maltese Falcon is another great film which follows the classic femme fatale resorting to murder” The Maltese Falcon [02:24-02:36] Brigid O’Shaughnessy is explaining her conundrum to Detective Spade. Narrator VO: “In the beginning of this moody and early film noir, deceitful femme fatale Brigid O’Shaughnessy shot and killed private investigator Sam Spade’s partner Miles Archer. Right from the start, Spade distrusted her sincerity, but he was obviously attracted and allured to her anyway.” The Maltese Falcon [1:38:32-1:38:45] Spade is turning in Brigid Narrator VO: “Though Sam Spade does not become diminished by the power of women, he is constantly challenged by a number of them in effort to constantly defend his masculinity.” Les Diaboliques [54:55-55:04] Nicole and Christina are dumping the dead body into the musky pool. Narrator VO: “A murder that occurs at the beginning of film noir does not only kick off the narrative but introduces the femme fatale, which film noirs revolve around.” I Wake Up Screaming [23:56-24:06] Jill Lynn is looking over Vicky Lynn’s portrait and begins to cry. CUT TO I Wake Up Screaming
Gaskins preferred females, but he wouldn’t just victimize females, he also victimized males. In 1975, Gaskins found eighty boys and girls along the highways in North Carolina and killed them. Doreen Dempsey, a woman who thought of Donald Gaskins as a friend was leaving town and decided to get a ride from him. Gaskins drove her to a wooded area where he then raped and killed her. After killing her Gaskins proceeded to rape, sodomize and kill her two-year-old
The cunning way many of the women of Murderess Row came out of their trials or jail with good reputations and men still pining over them made the city roar. The all-male juries ate up the words of the alluring cold-blooded killers which made the women of Murderess Row more intriguing (Price). In Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, many of the characters are caught up in love affairs and they use violence to solve these problems. Tom Buchanan, Daisy’s husband, was having an affair with another man’s wife, George Wilson (Fitzgerald 24-25). Daisy is also having a love affair with Gatsby (Fitzgerald 119).
Jack tried to murder Ralph because he had power in the beginning of the story and Jack’s envy of Ralph had grown ever so greatly. Minh Nguyen murdered his ex-wife’s new husband, Corey Mattison, in front of his children for one simple issue. Envy turns us into monsters. It is an incurable disease that cannot be controlled.
He decided to kill those without guilt first. He killed Marston and Mrs. Roger first because Marston was born without a sense of moral responsibility and Mrs. Rogers was probably told to kill the old lady because of her husband. Next he murdered General Macarthur by sneaking up behind him. He then needed an ally so he chose Armstrong because he was kind of a gullible person. Armstrong agrees because he is told that they were trapping the murder.