At the beginning of the story there was an un ordinary mom named Starr knight, she was one to wear glossy make up and brand name clothes. Until her husband found her wearing baggy clothes and murdered in a tangle of kudzu. That 's how the beginning of the book started with mistrys. Everyone shocked with this murder was wondering how they were going to tell starr knights kinds that their mother has passed away. So when it came to the time they had to tell the kids about their mother, they decided to lie about it instead of telling them their mother was murdered.
The Danielle Nicole Van Dam case is a serious case and sentimental. A young girl was murdered and didn’t even ask for the trouble. She was only a seven year old little girl from California. For her to be abducted from home and murdered without a reasonable explanation is just horrifying for all parents.
My name is Babazile Jessica Zondi; I am seventeen years old of age. I am a student at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls and I am also a citizen concerned about the injustice of Elsie Morare’s arrest. Elsie killed her abusive husband by strangling him with the help of her nephew and his friend; she believed that was the ‘only way to end the abuse’. It must have taken a lot of abuse for her to believe that the only way to end the abuse was through strangling him. I am writing to ask that Elsie Morare is pardoned from the rest of her sentence.
The Consequences of Betrayal “The saddest thing about betrayal is that it never comes from your enemies….it comes from friends and loved ones” (Ash Sweeny). Ash Sweeny ’s quote can be considered true for many reasons. It applies to both to the situation of betrayal in “The Tragedy of Julius Caesar” by Shakespeare and with the death of Skylar Neese a 16-year old girl murdered by her best friends. Both of them were betrayed not by enemies but by loved ones and friends, which is where betrayal originates according to Sweeny.
When she delivered her baby, her baby died. So, in despair, she threw her dead baby off the boat and herself. But some women seem to have hope and anger. For example, " ‘if i knew some wanga magic, i would wipe them off the face of the earth.’ (Danticat 7)”
Andrea Yates case is known as one of the horrifying murderer events that had happened in Texas. Also she is the most hated woman in the United States because of her cruel crime, of murdering her five children one by one in the bathtub just because she thinks that they were doomed to hell because their parents sins. Yates was treated for postpartum depression and psychosis illnesses that ran in her family, meaning that based on these facts on the mental problem that she had and her family where the reason why she murder her own children’s. Referring to all these facts on the case of Andrea Yates whether or not she is culpable being insane at the time of her crime offense of murdering her kids, I believe that she was under a period of mental problem at the time of her offense. Referring to the website biography.com “ Andrea Yates Biography”.
She had a daughter known as “little Bet.” Unfortunately, her husband was killed fighting against the British. Elizabeth heard the news of the constitution stating freedom and independence for all from the big events the Ashley Family hosted. Elizabeth had a place in her heart for being free. One day, Mrs. Ashley, Elizabeth, and Elizabeth sister, Lizzy, were in the kitchen when Mrs. Ashley got mad at Lizzy.
In a monologue before attempting to kill Sidney, Jill reveals that her plan all along wasn’t to just kill her, it was to “become” her. (Scream 4). She felt neglected all of her life because of her relation to Sidney, and believes the only way to get the attention she’s been deprived of is to kill Sidney and take on the fame she’s gained over the years as a survivor of the previous murders, ultimately replacing her. She confirms this when she says “do you know what it was like growing up in this family? Related to you?
Irena was subjected to harsh treatment because of her Christian faith, and both she and her sisters were imprisoned because of their disobedience towards their governor who demanded they change their faith. Irena was the youngest of the sisters, and while her two sisters were burned to death so Irena would not be influenced by them, she was salvaged because she had the “opportunity to change.” As she was being brought to a brothel, she escaped to a cliff and ultimately died by an arrow by a soldier. Her death was considered martyrdom - she declared that she will be in Heaven. She embraced her death, and in the end, kept her faith in God.
Good morning Ms. Rummel, my sole purpose today is to convince you of Penelope’s complete innocence. In the book the Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood, the tale of the Odyssey was retold through the eyes of Penelope, Odysseus’s wife. Towards the end of the book, when Odysseus returns to his home, Ithaca, he orders for Penelope’s twelve handmaidens to be hung, as a punishment for sleeping with the suitors during the twenty years when he was away. Many people believe that Penelope caused the murder of the twelve maids; however, if you pay close attention to the book and its subtext, there are many other people besides Penelope that have a larger claim to the responsibility of the maids’ murder. Through thoroughly analyzed evidence from the book itself,
Why I Changed My Mind on The Death Penalty by Lance Morrow is a short story detailing why the death penalty should be eradicated. The story begins with it talking about Christina Marie Riggs a nurse who lived in Arkansas. She killed both of her children Justin who was 5, and his little sister Shelby Alexis by injecting them with Potassium chloride and later smothering them due to the concentration being too weak to kill them. Riggs later tried killing herself, but failed only to die later due to lethal injection. The same injection that she used on her children.
Klein made an agreement like this, but instead of sexual favors, she traded her mother’s diamond and pearl necklace for poison. “ In October 1942, for example, five women were taken a party in his (Fritz Bartenschlager) apartment, where they were ordered to serve guests nude and were ultimately raped by them and then murdered the next day” (Chalmers page 192). Numerous camps would rape women before they were supposed to die. Many more prisoners were physically abused. Klein recalls a time where she was badly beaten for not knowing who threw the bread.
Andrea Yates taped confession of the murdering of her five children were played for the jurors. In this she explained that she felt she was actually saving her children from being punished for having what she believed was an unfit mother. The 911 call Mrs. Yates made after the crime was also played for the jury. The jurors were also shown the actual crime scene photos of where the murders took place, as well as the how the mother of these five children laid them by each other after she drowned them one by one.