Personality Assessment: Ted Bundy “What’s One Less Person Off The Face Of The Earth Anyway?” In The Mind Of A Sociopath Ted Bundy He’s been the subject of countless documentaries; he’s had honorary cameos in Hollywood films like Copycat (starring Sigourney Weaver), and it’s safe to say that he is the most notorious serial killer in American history. Theodore Robert Bundy was born in 1946 in Burlington, Vermont. His mother, Eleanor, had given birth to him out of wedlock, and his father remains unheard of. Because of the controversy surrounding illegitimate children, neighbors and friends were told that Ted was Eleanor’s youngest brother and that he is her parents’ adopted son. Signs of psychopathic tendencies emerged prior to Eleanor leaving her parents’ home to Tacoma, Washington, like arranging knives around his mother, or harming animals.
Colored folks won’t have ‘em ‘cause they’re half white; white folks won’t have ‘em ‘cause they’re colored, so they’re just in-betweens, don’t belong anywhere (Lee 161). “Well, Dill, after all he’s just a Negro” (199). Rape- protagonist’s father defends a man accused of rape “It was the night of November twenty-first. I was just leaving my office to go home when Mr. Ewell came in, very excited he was, and said to get out to his house, some nigger’d raped his girl” (167). “I seen that black nigger yonder ruttin’ on my Mayella (173).” Offensive language Use of the word “nigger” conversation between Scout and her father, she asks if her father defends niggers.
When a mother has postpartum depression, why would her husband/physician confine her to a room that was beforehand being used as a place devoted to children? Forcing a venerable mother, who is suffering from postpartum depression, to live in a place that used to be occupied as an area for children is disreputable, torturous, and invidious. The setting of the room that the protagonist is staying in throughout “The Yellow Wallpaper” is unquestionably ironic. It relentlessly reminds the protagonist of her newborn. Since the protagonist is currently disadvantaged with postpartum depression, being reminded of her child all the time is not helping her mental stability whatsoever.
For years after, he had waited for John to come to his door and demand that Mort make it right but he never came along. Now after the divorce, he’s become depressed and withdrawn from everyone. He felt that he needed to be punished for the plagiarism of the story so in his own mind, John Shooter was created. Shooter came to his house and accused Mort of copying his story “Secret Window, Secret Garden” and publishing it in a magazine under the title “Sowing Season”. Shooter tormented Mort for a while, first killing his cat then burning his ex-wife’s house to the ground.
Bob Ewell, Mayella Ewell’s father, gave his testimony and answered questions of Mayella’s lawyer and Tom’s lawyer. “Well, I run around the house to get in, but he run out the door just ahead of me.” Bob Ewell is saying that when he saw Tom Robinson raping his daughter he ran into the house but Tom ran ahead of him and got away. Mr. Ewell was being rude and he was using profanity, to which the judge told him he couldn’t do. Mayella Ewell also testified on her behalf to the trial. “He hit me agin an agin… He chunked me on the floor an choked me ‘n took advantage of me.” Mayella is saying what happened when Tom Robinson raped her.
But more specifically in chapter 1 where her first interaction with a male figure was given. (Enter textual evidence here), in her diary she gives in great detail of her stepfather raping her and how she felt worthless when she was impregnated. After that she continues to express how even her husband and step-kids never appreciated her and treated her like a slave. It wasn’t till she met Shug and started to make her own pants, and that is when she truly felt that she had a choice and her decisions where based solely off of
Granny is an elderly woman that lives with her daughter because of an undisclosed illness. The action takes place in a bedroom in the home of Granny Weatherall daughter Cornelia. Granny is examined by Dr. Harry, much to her annoyance. Granny was an interesting women; constantly thinking the doctor was on to her. For instance, she says “Get along doctor your [sic]” (Porter).
By the end of the story, the Misfit ends up killing the whole family. Even though the Misfit kills this family, he is not fully responsible for his actions. The Misfit kills because he has had a terrible childhood, he is mentally unstable, and he simply likes what he does. The Misfit is a killer, but may not be responsible for all of his actions because of his awful childhood. While he was a child his own father did not think he was normal, "My daddy said I was a different breed of dog from my brothers and sisters" (O'Connor).
Taking Hector’s life didn’t give Achilles satisfaction hence he ties his corpse to the chariot and desecrates his body for eleven days. Later on his realises that his barbaric actions were caused by the “grief” his was experiencing “before his hear was clogged with a smoky poison”. Somax, “ordinary carter” who has lost his wife and all his children, left only with his daughter-in-law and granddaughter, grieves in silence but he does experience few anger issues but it is only expressed on a few occasions only. He had “punched” his eldest son out of anger because he had questioned him. After that he had felt like “punching” Beauty “the beautiful mule” who had knocked his second son into the stream but “that wouldn’t have bought him back”.
By 1970 he had published his first book, The Boo, and married Barbara Boiling, a Vietnam War widow with two daughters. The couple had their own daughter, Megan, later that year. After 1972's The Water Is Wide, Conroy began writing The Great Santini, the fascinating tale of a heroic but cruel fighter pilot who terrorizes his wife and children; it helped make Conroy a house-hold name. The book infuriated his father who said that Pat blamed him for all of his lifetime woes, that he was a marine and he played hardball and Pat needed to move on. Exploring his violent childhood and his father’s anger nearly drove Conroy to suicide; in 1975 he tried to kill himself with an overdose of pills.