The reason susan smith is subject to a variety of

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Unformatted text preview: a cold- blooded killer. Brutal Imagination by Cornelius Eady is a collection of poems about the Smith case with a particular agenda, while an article by the Associated Press (AP) in the Bangor Daily News titled, “Sheriff describes Smith confession” explains the entire series of events quite differently. The reason Susan Smith is subject to a variety of judgments is because she herself is a peculiar case, simply because she fits into many different categories as an individual. Typically, murder is the most frowned upon act a person can commit. Murders are viewed as heartless, violent, evil people. The judicial system reserves the harshest penalties for murderers, which often means life in prison. But statistically, murderers are men. Susan Smith is not a male, so does this mean she somehow avoided the negative generalization associated with killing another 2 human being, in this case two? Yes and No. In Cornelius Eady’s Brutal Imagination she comes off as a sly murderer without a sliver of regret in he...
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