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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 his father figured out that he was dissociative, liked to hurt, and kill animals; he decided to teach Dexter how to properly channel the urges he had to kill. Throughout his adolescences, Harry trained Dexter using a set of rules in which he called the…

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    Dexter Morgan Case

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    Dexter Morgan is a 35-year-old white male who has been imprisoned for the murder of 125 individuals. He was recently employed by Miami metro police department as a blood splatter analyst. Mr. Morgan has very few friends, married to Rita Harrison, who has two younger children, and an adoptive sister, Deborah. The correctional institute recommended Mr. Morgan to see a mental health professional. Mr. Morgan is of medium height and weight, and well-groomed, and presented with a flat affect. Mr.…

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    Dexter Morgan, from Showtime’s series “Dexter” is played by Michael C. Hall, who plays a blood splatter analyst and is a gripping character because he’s also a serial killer. He spends his days working for the homicide division, but is a serial killer who kills other killers by night. Dexter has many personality layers. He thinks cleverly, he solves problems easily, and he balances both sides of being a married father and a psychopath. He, at first, seems like a normal person, who lives a…

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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 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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    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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    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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    standard dictionary definition. For example, Dexter is an American crime drama that takes an aspect of justice as its setting and uses it to invoke the audience to contemplate the idea of justice. With this in mind, the producers of Dexter make both a idealistic and realistic claim: the ideals of modern justice are catching criminals and penalizing them for their crimes, yet because the legal system and the people who serve it are flawed, the producers seek to critique the definition of justice…

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    eye,” and Wikipedia defines this saying as “ the law of retaliation, is the principle that a person who has injured another person is to be penalized to a similar degree” (Eye for an eye 1.) Is it fair rapist and murders only have to sit in jail for what they did? Or should they feel what it is like to be victim of crime? Showtime has a controversial show called Dexter. Dexter is a show about a man who works for the Miami Police Department's analysis unit. Due to a traumatic upbringing, Dexter…

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    all. It all started the beginning of the senior year as I was making my annual visits to Mr. Micco and Mrs. Morgan’s classrooms.. Mrs. Morgan is a talker; we could talk about anything for hours – we’ve done it before. We were talking about how our summers went when she randomly asked me about competitions: Morgan: “So are you going to do any competitions this year?” Me: “I was thinking about it, but I’m not sure if I’m ready. I just get so nervous, you know.” Morgan: “I know, but Aaron and…

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