Character Sketch Cathy Ames East of Eden Cathy Ames was a very interesting character in the book, East of Eden. She was the antagonist in the book. In my opinion Cathy was a very deceiving person. Also, she manipulated many characters from the beginning to the end of the book. She killed her parents because they were to worried about her life, and set up the scene where they were killed to lead to believe that Cathy was murdered.
Kimberly Prine 4/21/15 CJ 112 Assignment #4 Psychological Theories Aileen Carol Wuornos was a serial killer who had killed seven men, widely believed to be the United States’ first female serial killer. She was convicted for six of the murders and sentenced to death, ultimately meeting her end through execution by lethal injection. The product of a highly dysfunctional marriage, Aileen had been subjected to horrific tortures as a young girl. Her father was a psychopathic pedophile who was in jail at the time of her birth while her mother was an immature teenager who abandoned Aileen and her brother. Brought up by her grandparents, she found herself the victim of rampant childhood sexual abuse at the hands of her grandfather.
He then takes a picture of Caroline Frankenstein that the boy has been holding and places it in the folds of the dress of a girl sleeping in a barn—Justine Moritz, who is later executed for William’s murder. Even though William was a little child, the monster still did not hesitate to murder him, and once again he destroyed the lives of two innocent people. This shows that when you are angry you act upon impulses and no good will ever come of
The situation in the book happens to not be under the umbrella of a usual justified murder but any human with a heart would feel differently. “Following the shock of the discovery, she gave birth to a dead child born prematurely, and herself died. Her broken-hearted husband shot himself” (Christie 70). Daisy was just an innocent three year old who was kidnapped and killed for money alone. Her death caused much commotion to all the people who new her; the closer they were to her, the more they suffered.
Andrea had drowned all five children. Andrea’s husband told the police that she had been
On a hot morning on august 4, 1892, Mr. Andrew Borden and his wife, Abby Borden, were brutally murdered. A daughter of the victims, Lizzie Borden was arrested, tried and acquitted of the crime. “ She was a woman of spotless character and reputation, and more than that she was educated, refined and prominently connected with the work of the Christian church in the Fall River”(Gates 2).The town and the country were divided in their opinions of who could commit such horrifying murders. Many theories have been made to explain that day; the finger has been pointed in every direction- even a Chinese Sunday school student of Lizzies. To this day people are unsure as to weather or not Lizzie brutally murdered her parents.
She once told her brother that she thought that the devil was inside her. After Andrea Yates’ dad pasted away, her condition worsened and she had a new diagnosis which was schizophrenia. Later on in jail Andrea Yates was also diagnosed with bipolar disorder. When Andrea Yates murdered her children she drowns them in a bath tub one by one. She held the children under the water until they stopped fighting.
Khyra Isheq A girl of seven who was allowed to die by a failed Social Services Khyra Isheq was beaten with a cane and was allowed to starve and eventually die a slow and painful death by her mother Angela Gordon and her step father Junaid Abuhamza. This happened to Khyra even though she was being monitored and visited by at least nine Social Workers, Teachers, Education Officers and even the Police. Many of the people who visited Khyra were simply fobbed off by her mother. Her step father who was found to be a Schizophrenic believed that Khyra was possessed by an evil spirit called a “Jinn” and that Khyra could only be saved by having the spirit starved and beaten out of her. Once Khyra had started to lose weight she was removed from mainstream school and was instead taught from home by her mother.
“The mother was beaten to death. She has dozens of broken bones, a fractured skull, and as you can see, she is not recognizable at all.” The detective was shocked by the brutality of the beating, “Jesus Christ!” he exclaimed. “What about the rest?” “Jim, the father. He was slightly starved, but the cause of death is dehydration.” “It’s like he just neglected him completely… left the bastard to die while killing the rest of ‘em.” The coroner moved to the next set of corpses. They stank and made the air smell rotten.
She also used to be a teacher. Vera was a nice person. In the story when Emily Brent tells Vera about how she turned away Beatrice Taylor from coming into her house because Beatrice had an “accident”, Vera was shocked that somebody could do such a thing. The role Vera plays in the story is the 10th little Indian who hangs themselves. She also helped kill the 9th little Indian because she assumed Philip Lombard was the murderer and shot him with his own relover.