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Jeff Dahmer And Ted Bundy
2,691 wordsThesis Statement: To prove that Ted Bundy is the most nefarious serial killer of all time. Pleasantly handsome, piercingly intelligent, he was a master manipulator, a silver-tongued charmer who had the power to lure women to their deaths and confuse police and the court system for nearly a decade. The day before his death, Ted Bundy was choking back sobs, and said I don t want to die, I kid you not, but I deserve, certainly, the most extreme punishment society has. (Lamar, 1). Ted Bundy was laid...
John Waynes And Billy The Kids
536 wordsJohn Wayne was viewed as the embodiment of Americas spirit. He and the fictitious land he roamed is, says Louis Owens, The greatest dream of all, (La Puerta 109). The man was always trying to correct some wrong, avenge a moral crime, save a damsel in distress, or capture the bad guy. He followed his own path, made his own rules, strove for personal justice, and always came out on top (and usually got the girl). Women wanted him; men wanted to be him. In Americas John Wayne heyday, there was not ...
824 wordsThe Duke takes his place in history. John Wayne, one of America's greatest actors and directors of all time. His fame and super stardom led to many problems in his career. His image as an icon of American individualism and the frontier spirit has overshadowed his career to such an extent that it is almost impossible for the fans and writers to separate Wayne the legend from Wayne the actor and Wayne the man. Before the start of his movie career he played football at USC under his birth name, Mar...
John Wayne Gacy
599 wordsThe Beginning Part I His parents, Mr. John Wayne Gacy sr. and Marion Elaine Robinson Gacy celebrated St. Patrick's Day, also they welcomed their first son into the world at Edgewater Hospital in 1942. John Wayne Gacy, Jr. was the second of three children. His older sister Joanne was born two years before him and two years and two years later came Karen who is the youngest sister. All of the children were raised to be Catholic and all three attended Catholic schools where they lived on the northe...
Gacy's Home A Year
2,147 wordsOne of the most horrendous serial killers in modern history would have to be John Wayne Gacy, Jr. He was the second of three children and born in 1942. He lived in Chicago and attended catholic schools, and wasn't a very popular boy in school. Gacy seemed to live a very normal childhood, with exception to his relationship with his father, and series of accidents that effected him. No one could have known what the future held for John, not even his father. When Gacy was eleven years old, he was p...
Crawl Space Under Gacy's House
1,580 wordsJohn Wayne Gacy was born in Chicago, Illinois on March 17 1942. Gacy had an uneventful childhood up until the age of eleven. While out playing he had been struck on the head by a swing. Subsequently he suffered fainting fits for many years. Gacy graduated from business school and went on to work as a shoe salesman for the Nunn Bush shoe company. Gacy met and then married work colleague Marilynn Myres in 1964. The marriage ended when Gacy was imprisoned for ten years at a correctional institute i...
Gacys Adult Behavior
1,476 wordsThe question is: How could a man considered by so many to be an upstanding citizen actually be the murderer of 33 young men To this day, nobody really knows for sure. Within this paper I intend to examine Gacys life through the lens of three psychological theories in order to give some insight into some of the factors that may of caused Gacy to act as he did. John Wayne Gacy Jr. was born on March 17, 1942 in Chicago Illinois to John and Marion Gacy. For the first eleven years of his life, John J...
Dear John Wayne
298 wordsIn Louise Erdrich's poem "Dear John Wayne", she describes the glorification of the white man's extortion of land and life from an Indian perspective. Laying on the hood of a Pontiac in a drive-in movie, a group of Indians watches the face of America's favorite cowboy as he defeats "the Sioux or some other Plains bunch". Their American made car, named after the Ottawa Indian Chief Pontiac, sits in the dark lot in a white man's world. As the movie ends, they realize the bleak reality of their exis...
Gawain And John Wayne
903 wordsMany people say that everyone has a clone. Comparing two historical heroes, Gawain and John Wayne can simply prove this age-old theory. John Wayne, a twentieth century Hollywood hero, expresses many similarities to Gawain, a knight who lived in the middle ages as a member of King Arthur's roundtable. Although both men have many correspondences, they also obtain obvious differences due to the vast variation in time and place of acclimation. Gawain and John Wayne represent one another in many ways...
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