He kills them all eats some of babys brain sodomizes child sexually stimulated

He kills them all eats some of babys brain sodomizes

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He kills them all, eats some of baby’s brain, sodomizes child (sexually stimulated by killing), collected blood o He was known as the vampire of Sacramento or Dracula Killer o His logical pattern (why pleading insanity didn’t work): if he came to a house and the door was open then he could come in and kill o Trial was in 1979 o He dies in 1980 because other inmates were afraid of him and convinced him to commit suicide with antidepressants Gothic Literature Gothic comes from the eastern Germanic tribe called the Goths o They attacked/fought the Roman empire o Goth came to mean someone who was rude or barbaric Then gothic was used to describe architecture o Romans invented cement and were inspired by Greeks so they used columns o But columns were for decoration and main structure was with arches o Holy Roman Empire uses columns in their architecture especially for decoration called Romanesque o People eventually become bored so they add to it, make it bigger, etc. o To the average person, the new buildings were “too much” and they thought the architecture was rude so they called it “gothic” architecture Movements during Enlightenment (1500-1600s especially) led to gothic literature o Neoclassicism Period in culture/arts that had the idea of revisiting classical Greece & Rome for inspiration Mostly during 1600s-1760s but influence in architecture lasts today
All about order and organization All about symbolization (especially Greek and Roman like using goddesses to talk about love) Poetry was slow, simple, and boring o Romanticism From mid 1700s early 1800s Not about order about lack of order, chaos (especially in nature), movement, expressing emotion Gothic is a subgenre that focuses on the bad parts of romanticism Major output for gothic was literature not visual which was unusual, but because it was taboo to visualize such grim/graphic scenes Primary output was short stories o Gothic movement led to the decadence movement Decadence movement was extreme version of gothic obsessed with murder, the dead/undead, sexuality Described things in graphic detail Obsessed with Edgar Allen Poe (prototype for decadence) First gothic writer: Horace Walpole (1717-1797) o There was gothic work before this time but he was the official beginning of the gothic period o He was a politician and eccentric historian (he was obsessed with the Middle Ages/Medieval times) He collected artifacts/researched kings and queens Used them for design elements o In 1749 he bought the property Strawberry Hill and designed it to look like it was a castle from the Middle Ages The design has mostly no structural purpose because he was just interested in the look (i.e. he had arrow holes on the roof) o He wrote a story that took place in his house: Castle of Otranto , a novella in 1764 A novella is a short novel but not quite long enough It was the first work of gothic literature It takes place in the middle ages but the setting was based off his own house

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