Leslie Mahaffy

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  • Storytelling And Witchery In Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony

    After reading the book Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko, it is clear to see that she had involved a lot of elements throughout this literature. Storytelling and witchery, which are two of the most important elements in the book, have helped people bond, made them suffer from their own believes, and illustrated how modern scientific knowledge eventually takes over traditions. Storytelling is a part of the Indians’ tradition. Different stories that explained why and how things are the ways they…

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  • Louise Erdrich's Tracks

    In Louise Erdrich’s enthralling novel Tracks, Pauline Puyat is a young woman of Chippewa and Canadian descent. Throughout the course of the story, it is abundantly clear that Pauline wishes nothing more than to shed her Native American culture. Instead of embracing her Chippewa roots, she wants be like her mother, “who showed her half-white”, and her grandfather, who was “pure Canadian” (Erdrich 14). While it is easy for the reader to assume that Pauline is willingly rejecting her Chippewa…

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  • Paul Bernardo Crimes

    compassion over others. However, Karla started to do unethical things when she met Paul. On the other hand, Paul started his unusual behaviors long before he met Karla Homolka. The victims whom Karla helped Paul rape and kill was Tammy Homolka, Leslie Mahaffy, and Kristen French. Paul was obsessed with Tammy Homolka, which was Karla’s younger sister. In 1990, Karla drugged Tammy with Valium in order to allow Bernardo to rape Tammy (“Paul Kenneth Bernardo,” 2007). However, Tammy began to choke on…

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  • Karla Homolka Rape

    Karla Homolka is among the most notorious criminals (“Karla Leanne Homolka”). She is famous for the plea bargain she made with prosecutors before her trial. She testified against her then husband, Paul Bernardo, in exchange for a 12-year prison sentence ("Homolka's Plea Bargain Revealed”). Little did Crown officials know that she was just as involved as her husband in the rapes and murders of two school girls ("The Karla Homolka Files: A U.S. Perspective on Karla Homolka’s Plea Bargain”). Now…

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  • Ken And Barbie Killers Case Study

    She was offered a cigarette, which Paul said was back at his car. When she was close enough to the car, he wrapped his sweatshirt quickly around her head, forced her into the vehicle. After 24 hours of rape and abuse by both of the killers, Mahaffy was murdered sometime Saturday night. Her body was ditched at a side road with her body pieces fused with concrete blockings. (Alex Volken, 2010). This case study is a very important study in the field of psychology, because after all those murders…

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  • The Case Of Paul Bernardo

    Homolka (figure 4) had reported him for physical abuse (Hunter, 2017). When his DNA was a match on victims Leslie Mahaffy and Kristen French, he was arrested and taken into custody (Hunter, 2017). Homolka agreed to testify against Bernardo for a more lenient sentence of 12 years in prison for manslaughter because she helped capture victims when they were isolated…

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