In the story, Strout, the man who is shot, is clearly guilty but he is also a human being and that knowledge was suppressed by Fowler to kill him. At the end of the story... ... middle of paper ... ...wler was ironic in nature. He depicts anger by avenging his son’s death but ended up with self death as a result of his own crime. Matt committed a kind of self murder by killing Strout. He is the judge, jury and the executioner which invites the readers to feel the anger and righteousness of the character.
Serial killers are masterminds of disguise, hiding behind “normal” identities with a burning desire deep down to kill. These horrific killers send a shockwave of fear through society, due to a series of unfortunate events; entering one’s life and killing them without passion or emotion. These violent and rather psychopathic killers are particularly different and unique compared to other orthodox murderers. Furthermore, due to their dissimilar motive, selective victimization, and psychological masterminding in an attempt to hide their true identity. So, what really lies behind a serial killer's motive, what causes someone to take an innocent person's life away?
Regardless of what he said, there is no denying that the Misfit is a pervert, as he is not considered as a normal individual. Him laying waste to the family that crossed his path as well as the sick mind games he played with the grandmother shows just how much of a monster he truly is in the story.
Although the monster is justified in showing anger towards Victor, his killings of Victor’s friends and family is overly brutal. Years of neglect by Victor, which leave the monster fatherless as he grows up, drive him into a vindictive rage, or according to the monster, an "uncontrollable passion". Instead of going after Victor directly and immediately, however, the monster acts to complete what he calls a "demoniacal design". He carries out this plan by methodically killing Victor’s friends and family. This he... ... middle of paper ... ...tradictory ways to them, the monster certainly is deserved of his title as "monster".
Every single flashback or transformation is filled with murder, brutality and agony. Violence is a dark cloud, casting a shadow over history and tormenting everything good about this world. As a result of his journey, Zits gets a first hand experience and a different perspective of violence by seeing the ugliness of these atrocious acts. Zits has developed a love for violence, he learned to shut down his emotions and act with violence. This allows the cycle of violence to continue which is why the book starts and ends with Zits in the bank about to commit a horrible act.
Power seekers are typically sadistic and they like to dominate and control people, they typically were abused as child which left them feeling powerless so they compensate by killing people. Lust killers are those with twisted sexual fantasies, these killers rape and kill their victims as a way to live out there fantasies. Visionary killers suffer from serious psychological problems in which they believe a spiritual being, as in God or some demon commands them to commit crimes of murder. Mission-oriented killers believe it is their duty to rid society of those they deem undesirable such as people of different races, homosexuals, prostitutes, drug-dealers or anyone else they see as parasitic in society. With each type of serial killer the profile changes, for example lust killers are typically charming as to lure in their victims.
For example if a serial killer was to be profiled than these traits may be used to describe them. Narcissism is a cardinal trait that a serial killer may have due to the fact that they are usually self-centered. The central traits that they may have include a lack of empathy or t... ... middle of paper ... ... it. For example the cases of Phillip Williams and Michael Ortaliz: Williams’s girlfriend had broken up with him. He became enraged and wanted revenge.
A mass murderer is a person that kills three or more people at once in the same place. Most of these killers are adult males that have suffered a humiliating phenomenon, like being fired or thrown out of their own house ( "Mass Killers-Characteristics"). They generally act on a whim and attack random people, usually with the use of firearms. After the attack, they will usually end their own lives or surrender, putting their fate in the hands of the state government. In some cases, mass murderers are not even sentenced for life in prison; they are institutionalized in a psychiatric hospital or serve time in prison despite the vile crime they have committed.
Another trait is the ‘egotistical bragger’ who often feels the need to brag about the actions that they can committed. They often return to the scene of the crimes as a trophy which sometimes leads to their capture. A less noticeable trait called the ‘superficial charmer’ is where the the individual is able to recognize the vulnerability or weakness of their victim to coax the into doing something that is outside of their normality. The most dangerous trait that a serial killer can have is the ‘average Joe’. This trait describes the serial killers who seem normal average people, but behind closed door they commit unspeakable crimes.
This article is a great representation of my topic because it focuses on how to know when someone is a psychopath aka “Serial Killer”. It directly answers my question on what makes a serial killer by identifying the personality traits of