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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 on a tyrannical king.. The theme of murder being used as a means of revenge is evident in both of these stories through their use of extrajudicial killings, criminals who feel as if they are above the law, and the ultimate inescapability of the protagonist’s…

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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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    concluded series, "Dexter." In the show, the protagonist is Dexter Morgan who is a forensic blood spatter analyst who works for the Miami Metro Police department. Dexter also has a side to him that consists of gruesomely killing other killers. Dexter had first recognized his urge to constantly kill at a pre-adolescent age. He calls this urge within him "The Dark Passenger.” He channels his urge by killing these other murders to protect his friends and family but, if the public were to find out…

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    Pros And Cons Of Dexter

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    Dexter is a serial executioner who takes after the “Code of Harry”. This code ensures Dexter from being caught and licenses him to take matters into his own hands, and execute the criminals at will. The slaughtering of these criminals serves as neutralization and decreases the thought that Dexter is a psychopathic serial executioner. In nearly all kill examinations made by the police, Dexter has place inside of these examinations and the presentations of the serial killers. As Dexter serves out…

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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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    concepts explained by Foucault that can connect to the show Dexter are The Gentle Art of Punishment, Docile Bodies and The Means of Correct Training. During the series, Dexter Morgan displays characteristics and actions that relate to these concepts. As said Dexter had grown up going through difficult times to try and fit in and stay within a “code” his adopted father wanted him to follow. Dexter had the need and urges to kill. Growing up, Harry made it clear that Dexter could only kill…

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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…

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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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    Haunting In Dexter

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    in States as a framework to the television show Dexter, I define haunting as a force that is able to control our emotions and actions throughout time. After using Christiana Gregoriou Times like these, I wish there was a real Dexter as framework towards understanding the informal stability that was present in Dexter I can conclude that my definition of haunting is shown in Dexter. I will argue how my definition of haunting defines what causes haunting, and the effects haunting is capable of…

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    There are many different aspects throughout our world that are constantly questioned and debated. One huge controversial topic that exists in our society is the death penalty. It has been an ongoing debate based on what is considered morally right and wrong. The television show I have been studying, Dexter, plays a big role in this topic and is considered a very controversial series. This series is about a blood spatter analyst named Dexter who has a little side job as a vigilante, or as the…

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