Maya Angelou proceeded not to speak for the next five years in fear that others might die. Eventually she acknowledged her blamelessness in her sexual assault and the man’s death. Soon after she found that she had a talent with words and the same strength and attitude as her mother. At sixteen, she became pregnant with her son Guy and raised him despite her young age. She worked various jobs, until working as a prostitute, nearly losing her son, changing her ways, and taking up performing.
In Lupe’s case, her father left the family when she was five, an example of one of Agnew’s three major types of negative relations: the removal of positive stimuli. Her father’s departure hurt, angered Lupe, leading her to seek comfort through excessive eating, the only way she knew how to handle her emotions, which ultimately led her to become 400 pounds by the 9th grade. However, according to Agnew, not all people would have responded to this strain the same way, it just turned out that her mother had a nervous breakdown after her husband left and turned to drugs and eventually ended up in prison. This suggests that Lupe didn’t have any resources or social support available such that she couldn’t turn to her mother for help. Additionally, her sister was younger than her and couldn’t provide any support, as she didn’t know what to say to her, meaning that Lupe couldn’t cope in conforming ways.
In the sixth grade, she dropped out due to the lack of family support throughout the school. As a child before reaching her middle teens, Nancy was molested by some men from her area. There were no reported early criminal acts completed by Nannie Doss before her serial killings. Her household was very strict and she could not get out and do things with others. She committed 11 murders.The Giggling Granny completed her first murder while being with her first husband.
Dr. Rigler soon manded all experiments being held on her and was named as her foster parent seeing as it would be beneficial to her psychological treatment. Fast forward three years later and when the grants and money stopped coming in Dr, Rigler no longer took responsibility for Genie instead and she was transferred back to her mother which had all charges dropped against her for child abuse. But Genie did not react well to the home where such torment took place and Dorothy Wiley found it hard to raise her so she was put into the foster system where she would experience many different situations with the families she was put into. Finally, she hit her breaking point when she was admitted to the hospital because her foster parents would yell at her for vomiting and so she vowed never to open her mouth digressing now from being able to speak. In the end, she was put into and adult care facility that is
Before he went by logic he rapped by the name psychological. Logic was raised by a single mother and his father was addicted to cocaine, his sister was a prostitute, his brother was a drug dealer. His childhood was tough. His mother was stabbed,raped and she had tried to choke him to death when he was a child. Before his father was an addict he was a musician, he played with people like Chuck Brown and EU.
Middle of Nowhere In the film Middle of Nowhere Ruby, which is the main character, is transformed significantly throughout the movie. She left medical school to stay close to her husband, Derrick, which had an 8-year term in prison. She kept sacrificing and struggling to get him out of prison until she discovered that he had sexually engaged with one of the officers. This was a shocking point for her and it caused the shift in her perspective and character. She realized that she was stubborn and gave undeserved loyalty to her husband.
Melinda in Speak suffers during her freshman year of high school, when she gets raped by a senior at her school. She is terrified of telling anyone and whishes it never happened, as seen in the book "Anything to get rid of this, these thoughts, whispers in my mind. Did he rape my head too?" (Anderson, 165). In The Odyssey Odysseus had been trapped on Calypso's island for years, and was forced to lay with Calypso, as seen in the reading, "Though he fought shy of her and her desire, he lay with her each night, for she compelled him."
Dahmer's has states that the compulsions toward necrophilia and murder at the age of fourteen, but it seems that it was the divorce of his parents. Just after high school Jeffery picked up a hitchhiker named Steven hicks. He brought him to his house where he gave him a lot of alcohol. When Steven tried to leave, Jeffery hit him in the head with a barbell. After he was dead he dismembered him and packed the body parts in plastic bags.
In the movie Silver Linings Playbook, by David O. Russel we meet Patrick Solitano Jr. who was a former high school teacher. After catching his wife cheating with the history teacher he viciously beats him and has to spend eight months in a mental hospital. After coming out of the mental hospital, Pat approaches life in a very different way. He is determined to get his ex-wife Nikki back, which he still refers to as his wife. Pat is also diagnosed with bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression disorder.
After a few weeks went by, she moved in with her baby’s daddy. The whole school was making fun of her and wasn’t soon after her whole community found out. She was being shamed for her pregnancy and couldn 't get a good paying job to support her new family. When she was ready to have her child, she went into debt because she couldn 't afford for the care she need for her and her child. Not soon after, she became poor and went into poverty.
When I was five years old, my parents divorced. I then became angry and unruly, and in my teens I got involved in drugs, gangs, and was even sent to juvenile hall. I also got pregnant at a young age. This forced me to become an adult when it wasn 't necessary to. I could go on, but honestly I 'd end up writing a book about my life and I don 't think anyone wants to know what I 've gone through.
On April 23rd 2006, 12 year old Jasmine Richardson had taken the lives of her parents and her 8 year old brother. She was not alone during the committing of these crimes. Her 23-year old forbidden boyfriend Jeremy Steinke was not only an accent to this murder but a culprit. Marc and Debra Richardson had lost their lives after making a rule that Jasmine and Jeremy were forbidden from seeing each other. Authorities were under the assumption that Jasmine was missing or had been abducted after finding the Richardson’s bodies but on the contrary Jasmine was the suspect for her family’s murders.
Arthur J. Shawcross, a notorious serial killer, claimed to have had a very troubled childhood. Without facts to support, he alleges that he was sexually abused by his mother until he decided to run away in the ninth grade. Later, when Shawcross served in Vietnam, he claimed, although he had never served in combat, that he had beheaded a woman. Upon discharge from the U.S. Army, he returned to Watertown, New York. Arthur Shawcross would go on to murder fourteen year old, Jack Blake and eight year old, Karen Hill in 1971 and 1972 as well as eleven women from 1988 to 1989.
Marie Noe is an American serial killer. She was convicted in June 1999 of murdering eight of ten of her children. She was born in 1928 in Philadelphia, PA. She is still living to this day, and will get off of prohibition next year, but will serve five years of house arrest. Marie grew up with her parents having a troubled relationship. Her dad was a violent alcoholic who beat her mother, and her mom was violet to the kids.
"(Kaysen 5) The story Girl interrupted starts with Susanna Kaysen, just out of high school and wasn 't having an easy time. She left her boyfriend for her English teacher, who got fired and moved to North Carolina. She had no intentions of going to college. She visited her doctor after trying to commit suicide and he sent her to McLean, a mental hospital famous for the celebrities that have been there and it 's method of treating them. She spent a total of two years in the ward for teenage girls.