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That question is whether or not serial killers are born the kill or driven to murder. Many sources were used in reference to nature vs. nurture, and research on serial killers and if its genetics or decisions. With real life examples, this paper will attempt to answer the unanswerable. One of the most famous serial killers made know is Jeffrey Dahmer. It is said that he murdered not in anger, or revenge, but on impulse and desire.
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The story includes two major plot twists; the first being the murder itself, made unexpected by what we have seen of Mary Maloney's character, the second plot twist is at the end, where the detectives eat the murder weapon. Conan-Doyle used techniques in writing "The Speckled Band" also. His story revolves around the character of the detective, Sherlock Holmes. The story is told as seen through the eyes of his companion, Dr Watson, providing a good example of writing in the first person. Unlike Dahl's story, "The Speckled Band" is... ... middle of paper ... ...loney goes from loving housewife and potential victim to possible psychopathic murderer.
Homer, Shakespeare and Chaucer all contributed to the theme, and with Edgar Allen Poe and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle murder nearly got a genre of its own – detective fiction. However, murder as a theme can be found in more than the now classic “whodunit”-stories (where a protagonist solves a crime mystery), almost every genre conceivable has its murder stories. There are murder comedies, like the 2012 movie “Sightseers” (about a serial killing couple on holiday ) as well as stories focusing solely on gruesome deaths. Murder is perhaps the form of death and dying most depicted in fiction; therefore, to be able to understand the fascination with murder one must first understand the fascination with death. 3.
This is archaic language, which is not regularly used nowadays. Roald Dahl uses short but sharp sentences, and writes as if he is talking to a friend. The two stories are both classed as murder mysteries, however when comparing these two stories the styles of writing and the way in which the stories are presented is completely different. An example of this would be the chronological order of each of the stories. What I mean by this is the traditional order of murder mysteries would be body, a motive, a weapon, a death, a suspect, an alibi and detectives.