Serial Killers In The Landlady By Roald Dahl

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In the book “The Landlady” by Roald Dahl the landlady is a serial killer. She is a serial killer because she addicted to killing young good looking men. Another reason why she is a serial killer is because she uses the same techniques as the other serial killers. The landlady is a serial killer because all serial killers are addicted to killing people and they select the victims from the same place. To begin, the landlady is a serial killer because she is addicted to killing handsome boys. In the article it said that “a serial murderer’s compulsion to kill may be likened to an addiction”(Dolan 51). This shows that since she is addicted in killing handsome boys she is a serial killer. The landlady definitely killed the boys because in the story it says “But they were extraordinary handsome… Exactly like you”(Dahl 3). The readers can tell that she killed them because she is saying that the boys were handsome. Also the landlady says “but my dear boy, he never left. He’s still here” (Dahl 4). As you can tell she killed them then stuffed the body's since they were still here. The landlady is also addicted to killing handsome young boys because when she asked how old he was she said “seventeen!...oh, it's perfect age! Mr.Mulholland was also seventeen”(Dahl 4). As you can see she likes…show more content…
She is also a serial killer because she uses the same text needs as other serial killers. The article even says that “ A serial murderer’s compulsion to kill may be likened to an addiction. This shows that the landlady's disease is serial killing because a serial killer is addicted to killing people and the landlady is addicted to killing people too. The landlady is a serial killer because she is addicted. This shows that the landlady's disease is serial killing because a serial killer is addicted to killing people and a little lady is addicted to and people

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