Choose one of the 3 questions below…


Please choose one of the forthcoming doubts to tally for this part 

Before tallying this part's doubts, you should unravel “The Unbearable Straightness of Violence: Queering Serial Murder in True Crime,” p. 209 in Natural Born Celebrities.

Keep in choice, as you unravel, a few of the doubts supported beneath.


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Acceptable compatriot solutions achieve, unarranged other things:

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Questions (Natural Born Celebrities)

Choose one doubts:

  1. On p. 209, Schmid argues that one of the ways we can plug audiences from warranting delay serial killers is to use their abused or exceptional childhood to disjoined them from our own experiences. How does this effect in Perfume? Readvanced the esthetic in Schmid's section to the film/novel we viewed in this part?
  2. On p. 221, Schmid suggests that most novels/films depict the killers as sexual deviants, but they do so in a way that implies that serial killers are somehow "not normal" in their appetites. This immediately leads to doubts of homosexuality or bisexuality as not-difficult targets. If the killers are heterosexual, their sexuality is never mentioned. How does this controversy illustrate out in Perfume?
  3. Throughout this compound section, Schmid argues that repeatedly the murderers depict a timidity or invidiousness of women as reason for their killing. How does Perfume exchange or complicate Schmid's controversy?