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Is H.H. Holmes a defined psychopath?

A life of a person may seem so normal but who is that person really inside. Holmes seemed all normal, cherished, loved, charming, and prideful. But underneath he was planning the murders of people he just met. 65 more words

Summer Reading

One Plus One by Jojo Moyes

I read this book on my trip also. I had started listening to it on audio book before I left and picked up at that spot on the plane. 141 more words

Adult

Holmes v.s. Cleckley's Psychopathic Prototype

When Cleckley describes a psychopath, he says that it’s a machine in a sense that it “…can mimic the human personality perfectly…” When I think of Cleckley’s prototype, I can’t help but think of Holmes. 103 more words

Summer Reading

My Summer Time Reading

Remember that shiny post I wrote up describing all the books I would be reading through the summer?  Yeah. That didn’t happen. I mean, I read books. 477 more words

Reading List

Book review: A song for summer

Author: Eva Ibboston
Genre: YA romance/historical fiction

I have owned this book for nearly 6 years and I have just picked it up this summer to read it. 383 more words

Writing

The Classics Club

I’d be willing to bet that when people think about classics, some of the first words that come to mind are “eventually” and “someday.”  I can’t count how many times I’ve heard people say that they want to read… 570 more words

Reading Life

H. H. Holmes, a Prototypical Psychopath

Holmes was a psychopath. He may not have fit every trait associated with psychopaths, but he fit the majority. Dr. Hervey Cleckley described a psychopath as “a subtly constructed reflex machine which can mimic the human personality perfectly…so perfect is his reproduction of a whole and normal man that no one who examines him in a clinical setting can point out in scientific or objective terms why, or how, he is not real.”  Holmes certainly showed how well he was able to imitate human emotions. 71 more words

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