Beaty's Theory Analysis

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The second theory she focuses on is their family setting. Beaty informs readers that most serial killers come from bad home situations, such as abuse and absent fathers figure. As children, most serial killers don’t have a stable home and are extremely neglected. American culture’s acceptance for violence coupled with bad home situation make a terrible combination that can form serial killers. Beaty tells us that they are often the ‘black sheep’ of their families and of society. She presents another with this same base, “In this analysis, the killer is indeed rejected by his family but only after being repeatedly defiant, sneaky, and threatening. As verbal lies and destructiveness increase, the parents give the child the distance he seems

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