He later stated that his mom “always wanted people to look up to her”. Kemper ended up killing six hitchhikers or college students from May 1972 to February 1973, all receiving the same acts. He was usually on the prowl after arguments with his mom, which might have been his motive to kill her too. In April 1973, while Kemper’s mother was sleeping, he beat her in the head with a pick hammer. Kemper then cut off her head and raped his mother’s body.
He had a difficult relationship with his alcoholic mother, who abused him as a child and would lock him in the basement, scared he would hurt his sisters. Kemper found interest in taking lives of cats away. His mother could not handle him anymore, therefore she sent him off to his grandparents. Kemper’s first murder was when he was only 15, he murdered his grandmother and then grandfather minutes later. He was then sent to
Because Dilsey was sick, Nancy had to cook for Mr.Campson, Mrs. Campson and their children, Quentin, Caddy and Jason. One day, Nancy was drunk and she asked for her payment from thee . Although, he hadn't paid her for a long time, he beat her without pity and forced her get into the jail .After that, Nancy was impregnated with a white man's child. Because of that, Jesus left her. Nancy always felt that Jesus must be back to murder her.
These women have been cheated on, lied to and even psychically assaulted. The experience of an abusive relationship is embarrassing enough, but to have the whole world watch while your significant other admits to his affairs or abuse is humiliating. In most of these cases, the women stay and stand by their men. Why? Is it love; fear; moral’s; or is it a deeper issue?
It makes me think twice before I ever judge someone because they could have such a painful childhood. I cannot even imagine having gone through that and yet having my sanity. Reading Don’t Tell Mummy made me very angry at the people in her life. Those people were supposed to protect her and yet they rejected her. So many people could have been protective factors for her, preventing her from committing suicide in the future but they failed her.
No Name Woman tried to change how women are being viewed, but in fact she was not strong enough to change the village’s traditions. No Name Woman’s fear from the people paralyzed her thoughts and made her believe that she will never get a second chance. No Name Woman was irresponsible she ran away from her duty towards her family and her child. No Name Woman thought that by killing herself she is punishing the villagers and her family for treating her badly, but in fact she was punishing herself. No Name Woman’s fear destroyed her life and proved her weak nature.
Beatrice murdering her husband didn’t come out of nowhere like her children thought— it was due to built-up tension, pressure, and abuse until she finally snapped. She couldn’t withstand being a bystander— to her the only way to preserve her status and her children’s lives was to murder her husband. Beatrice clearly displays symptoms of battered woman syndrome, however, some of these symptoms are congruent with post-traumatic stress disorder, such as emotional detachment to life at the end of the novel. Kambili uses words such as “vacuously” (302), to describe her mother. According to her daughter, her mother doesn’t, “ reply to her[Sisi], Mama simply sat and stared” (298).
Some woman adjust to life with domestic violence. Shame seems to play a large part in why most cases are not reported. Woman have been convinced by the abuser that the violence in all their fault. Also, many woman have lost their self esteem and believe all of the humiliating words that have they heard from the abuser. Another reason that woman stay in an abusive relationship is that they are afraid to leave.
I chose to pick a fictional character that played in a couple of films and now has a TV series. This particular boy suffered severe emotional abuse as a child at the hands of his mother who preached to him that sexual intercourse is sinful and that all women except her are whores. The boy’s father died which left the boy and his mother living alone together until adolescence, when his mother took on a boyfriend. This boy became incredibly jealous and murdered both him and his mother with strychnine. After committing these murders this boy forged a suicide note to make it look as though his mother had killed her lover and then herself.
Thousands of girls and women all over the world are murdered by their families each year in the name of family honor…flirting, being a victim of rape, or even failing to serve a meal on time can all be perceived as disgracing the family's honor…women are killed on the basis of a mere suspicion and are never given an opportunity to contest…In one extreme case, a man's dream of his wife's adultery was enough to elicit lethal violence (WomenforWomen).” The organization was started in the early 1990’s by Zainab Salbi and Amjad Attallah who were moved by the plight of women in Yugoslavia that had been forced into and survived the rape and concentration camps. Under the “Our Heritage” link found at the top of the homepage you learn that Zainab and Amjad were disappointed to be unable to find an organization that helped these women and they joined The All Souls Unitarian Church traveling and providing aid in Croatia. After their trip they returned to the United States and decided to form their organization. They started off small and have grown to connect over 40,000 women worldwide (WomenforWomen).