Deviant: The Shocking True Story of Ed Gein, the Original Psycho Topics for Discussion

Harold Schechter
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How is Ed caught? Describe at least three of the "grisly" items discovered in Ed's house. What do officers find behind a boarded up door in Ed's house? What is the significance of this discovery? What happens to Ed's house over the weeks leading up to his sanity hearing? What is Ed's reaction when he's told that his house has burned? What do some people believe about the significance of that remark?

What do Mary Hogan and Bernice Worden have in common? What is different about the two women? How are their murders solved? There are three additional unsolved crimes that Ed is initially accused of. How are each resolved with regard to Ed's involvement? Offer a detailed reason you believe Ed was or was not involved in each of the three unsolved cases.

Describe Ed Gein's childhood. What are the details and events of this childhood...

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