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Interpretation of the Short Story "The Coggio's" Eng 101 Essay

  • Submitted by: createdtobeloved
  • on March 8, 2014
  • Category: English
  • Length: 979 words

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“The Coggios” original short story is written by Sharyn Layfield and can be found by following the link below:

This is my own interpretation of who the narrator of the short story “The Coggios” is and it is written by   myself Monica Arganda
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The narrator of “The Coggios” is a psychopathic serial killer. He has been observing this family for years. He has waited, so patiently to befriend them, and be welcome into their home. They never even realized the narrator was watching them. He does not feel bad about his urge to kill; he cannot experience this feeling, but he cannot kill someone until he has been welcomed into their life. He paints an interesting picture, when he says “along with the virgin in her sky-blue robe,” he takes note of this because, he knows from watching the daughter’s all these years, they will die virgins at the hand of him, and this is special to him.
The daughters are his main interest, he feels he owns them and watches the girls eerily, as they go throughout their daily life, for   it is a thrill to him that they have no idea he is there watching them. He knows he will have to kill Mr. and Mrs. Coggio also, although they are not who he is after, but he enjoys their perfectionism. He never had a mother and father that loved him, or cared for him like they care for their children. He enjoys knowing all of their secrets, it gives him a feeling of control. He knows he can accomplish the task of taking their life because he says “their father is old, and bowlegged.” Their father is not a threat to his young and strong body. He is fascinated, with the Coggio fathers’ perfection to things, for he is a perfectionist himself,...

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  • Submitted by: createdtobeloved
  • on March 8, 2014
  • Category: English
  • Length: 979 words
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