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We Need to Talk About Kevin

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Brandi Robinson

on 3 June 2013

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Transcript of We Need to Talk About Kevin

Finally About the Book.. We Need to Talk About
Kevin. We Need to Talk About Kevin is told through letters from Eva Khatchadourian to her husband Franklin. These letters contain flashbacks of their life together and apart. But mainly, these letters tell the story of their son, Kevin and the Thursday that changed their lives forever. Inside the Mind of a sociopath. Kid Killers In May of 1998, Kip Kinkel, 15, killed his parents at home and went to Thurston High School, where he shot two students and wounded 22 others in the cafeteria.
suspended for bringing a gun to school
Threw rocks at cars over an overpass
Named "most likely to start world WWIII"
5 bombs found in his home
"Just shoot me, shoot me now." Kid Killers In October of 1997, Luke Woodham, 16, killed his mother, his ex-girlfriend and her friend and wounded 7 students at Pearl High School.

Claimed to not remember killing his mother
"Life has wronged me, sir"
Said to have gotten the ideas for the murder by being involved in a satanic cult
Said to have worshiped Hitler Kid Killers In January 1979, Brenda Spencer, 16, killed a princiPAL and custodian while injuring a police officer and 8 children at an elementary school with a rifle from her bedroom window.
Received a rifle for Christmas
Arrested for shooting the Elementary school windows with a BB gun
Doesn't remember saying her famous quote
Lived with her Dad in poverty
Said to be suicidal http://www.amazon.com/Sociopath-Next-Door-Martha-Stout/dp/0767915828






http://www.headbutler.com/books/fiction/we-need-talk-about-kevin "I am not insane, I am angry. I killed because people like me are mistreated every day. I did this to show society, push us and we will push back. ... All throughout my life, I was ridiculed, always beaten, always hated. Can you, society, truly blame me for what I do? Yes, you will. ... It was not a cry for attention, it was not a cry for help. It was a scream in sheer agony saying that if you can't pry your eyes open, if I can't do it through pacifism, if I can't show you through the displaying of intelligence, then I will do it with a bullet." "I'll never forget the sound of her breaking under my might. I hit her so hard I knocked the fur off her neck ... it was true beauty," “Okay, it's like this. You wake up, you watch TV, and you get in the car and you listen to the radio. You go to your little job or your little school, but you're not going to hear about that on the 6:00 news, since guess what. Nothing is really happening. You read the paper, or if you're into that sort of thing you read a book, which is just the same as watching only even more boring. You watch TV all night, or maybe you go out so you can watch a movie, and maybe you'll get a phone call so you can tell your friends what you've been watching. And you know, it's got so bad that I've started to notice, the people on TV? Inside the TV? Half the time they're watching TV. Or if you've got some romance in a movie? What to they do but go to a movie? All those people, Marlin, what are they watching? People like me. " "1 in every 25 ordinary Americans secretly has no conscious and can do anything without feeling guilty. " "I had to be 100 percent... No one is perfect, though. Lots of times, life sucked. With my parents, if I didn't do the best, I was an embarrassment to my parents.'' "no other choice" "damn it...these voices inside my head" "I absolutely loved my parents and had no reason to kill them." "I had no reason to dislike, kill, or try to kill anyone at Thurston." "Psychopathy affects 3 to 6 percent of the population and is genetically based." In April of 1999, Kevin Khatchadourian, 15, murdered 7 students, a cafeteria worker and his English teacher at Gladstone High School.
Talked a girl into clawing off the eczema on her skin
Chucked bricks at oncoming cars over an overpass
Got Liquid-Plumr in his sister's eye
"Just because you're used to something doesn't mean you like it. You're used to me."
Received a bow and arrow for Christmas "I asked for a radio and he bought me a gun. I felt like he wanted me to kill myself." "I don't like Mondays; this livens up the day."
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