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    The example of fictional television violence we will look at for the purpose of this paper will be the show Dexter—one of the more famous antiheroes in American television in the last ten years. Dexter was adapted by James Manos from the novel “Darkly Dreaming Dexter” which was written by Jeff Lindsay. Dexter aired for eight seasons on Showtime, lasting from 2006-2013. The story is about Dexter Morgan who works for the Miami Metro Police Department as a forensic blood splatter analysist—but this is only his day job. By night Dexter is a serial killer. When he was very young Dexter witnessed his mother’s brutal murder which later became the source of his killer tendencies. Dexter is not like other serial killers though because he has a code instilled to him by his late foster-father Henry. Henry worked for the Miami Metro as a detective until his health problems forced him to stop working and…

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    The character being dissected the complexities of is Dexter Morgan in the book “Darkly Dreaming Dexter” by Jeff Lindsay. The main idea of Dexter is grown and produced after the serial killer is communicating with dexter introducing the theme of the story. Just like when a head hits his car, the story hits your mind. The characters begin growing and making important decisions and tell us about how they work and who they are. Dexter is an obvious round character and a hero in his own way, allowing…

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    Our favorite serial killer is awkwardly witty and charming in a way that can’t be explained. He’s the person we all cheered for and never wanted to get caught. Dexter Morgan is forensic analyst specializing in blood splatter for the Miami Metro Police Department. He was adopted by a popular and well decorated police officer named Harry Morgan and his wife who already had a daughter named Debra Morgan. When Harry was raising Dexter, he realized that he was different from the other children. Once…

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    Having established that, Dexter takes after his mother. It is interesting to a look at Season 2 Episode 28 “Germ Warfare”. The flu is traveling in the Dexter household and the boy genius is the only one who doesn’t have it. His mother gives him his breakfast and starts lecturing him about maintaining his health before he catches the flu. While she begins to sneeze, it spreads towards the table, and the germs begin to move to his plate. Grossed out he says “ewwww” and runs to the hallways, where…

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    A Characterization of Roger Chillingworth in The Scarlet Letter: The Retributive Scientist In The Scarlet Letter , Roger Chillingworth is the antagonist of the novel. Roger Chillingworth, once a kind, true and affectionate man, turns into a man full of vengeance and rage after his wife, Hester Prynne, commits adultery with a man named Arthur Dimmesdale. Chillingworth begins to seek revenge for the man who committed this sin with his wife, which turns him into the cruel and twisted man that he…

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    Colin Dexter Raised with high scholarly expectations, Norman Colin Dexter is a revolutionary in the writing genre of crime and mystery. Born September 29, 1930 in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England, Colin Dexter had numerous academic challenges ahead of him. Both of his parents dropped out of school at twelve years old, consequentially wanting him to put his time and effort solely into his studies, which excused him of household chores. As he got older, Colin Dexter took an interest to crossword…

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    Dex Medical Case

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    Dexter is a 29 year-old male who visited his primary care physician due to severe headaches and feelings of lethargy. Upon examination nothing out of the ordinary was revealed aside from a low body mass index of 15 kg/m2. Unable to find any medical explanation for his symptoms and concerned for his extremely low weight the doctor referred Dexter to an eating disorder specialist. Dexter is the youngest child of nine children. He grew up in a large, tight knit Mormon family in rural Idaho. He…

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    Dexter an American TV shows that focus's on the daily life of an forensics department head. He is also a part time serial killer but he chooses his victims from a utilitarianism viewpoint. He takes the lives of those of who are plagues to society. But, he claims throughout the novel and the show that he kills to protect those who cannot protect themselves, he takes justice into his own hands. Serial killers live amongst society. Serial killers are human beings with the urge to kill and have…

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    Dexter And Hop Frog

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    A Brief Comparison of American Classics: Dexter & Hop-Frog How far is to far when it comes to getting revenge? The modern TV show Dexter by John Goldwyn and the historic “Hop-frog” by Edgar Allan Poe are two stories separated in time by nearly 160 years, yet they share many similarities worth mentioning. In Dexter a psychopath uses being a police investigator as a front to exact his revenge on criminals, while in Hop-Frog a crippled dwarf who also happens to be a court jester exacts his revenge…

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    The Poem Harlem Theme

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    reading a poem, it is all about imagination and what you get out of it. Even though the setting and point of views that one person sees might be different than others, that is what makes the variety of poetry so special. Although, if we really wanted to identify the setting, we could look back at the slavery times and that’s when it was written so maybe it was written in terms of a slave who was in slavery. “What happens to a dream differed?” (line 1) This is still the question that has not…

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