The Killer Inside Me Themes

James Thompson
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Lou Ford is the epitome of a self-absorbed person interested in no one and nothing other than himself. For example, Lou is a young man when he rapes a two-year-old girl and allows his adoptive brother, Mike Dean, to take the blame for him. Lou does not tell anyone the truth, but allows Mike to take the blame and to serve his time. Lou seems to never stop to think that he has ruined Mike's life or at least never seems to care that he has. Another example is seen in Lou's belief that Amy and Joyce will both figure out his guilt and will tell on him. Lou is so totally involved in his own life that he never stops to consider that both women care about him so much that they would never tell on him. This seems a contradiction but it really is not. Lou...

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