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Columbine - Chapters 40 through 47 Summary & Analysis

Dave Cullen
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Chapters 40 through 47 Summary and Analysis

In chapter forty, the author pointed out that many people wanted to understand why Dylan and Eric went on the rampage. The problem with that was that the boys were psychopaths and most people couldn't understand how their minds work. According to the author, the lack of empathy was a key factor in diagnosing a psychopath and Eric and Dylan displayed that classic trait. There was also the theory that each of the boys "fed" off the other. This seemed to be the case with Eric and Dylan. Eric sought the excitement but was unable to maintain it. Dylan was always running toward excitement that might erupt at any time, feeding Eric's need while allowing Eric to remain the dominant part of the duo. In chapter forty-one, Fusselier expected to meet with resistance to a diagnosis of "psychopath" because...

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