Ted Bundy Research Paper

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Ted Bundy was something of a celebrity through the 70s and 80s. Bundy clams to have killed at least one hundred people but law enforcement could only find 36 women. “Ted Bundy is a striking contrast to the general image of a “homicidal maniac”: attractive, self-assured, politically ambitious, and successful with a wide variety of women. But his private demons drove him to extremes of violence that make the gory worst of modern “slasher” films seem almost petty by comparison. With his chameleon-like ability to blend, his talent for belonging, Bundy posed an ever-present danger to the pretty, dark-haired women he selected as his victims”.(Maria 2007) In this paper we are going to look at the life of Ted Bundy. At the end of this paper I will…show more content…
Johnny and Louise had four other children but Ted stayed distant from Johnny no matter how much Johnny tried to have a relationship with Ted. Ted went to school in Washington, his elementary school classmates called him intelligent, happy and popular. ”Once in high school, people’s recollections of Bundy suddenly become more clouded. Bundy is said to have been withdrawn and his academic progress was mediocre. He no longer was as popular as in junior high school. His friend recalled that he lost his confidence and appeared tongue-tied in social situations, not only with girls but with meeting new people in general”. (Maria 2007) Bundy once claimed he had no natural scene to make friends and said “I didn't know what made people want to be friends," he said. "I didn't know what underlay social interactions”. ( Michuad & Aynesworth 1999) During his high school years Bundy would look through trash to find detective magazines, naked picture of women, crime novels and other sexual crime magazines. He started looking in peoples windows and stealing things, just because he wanted them. Bundy had a criminal record by the time he ended high school. However in the state of Washington along with other states when the offender that is underage becomes eighteen his record is

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