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The alienist

  1. 1. The Alienist Author: Caleb Carr By: Sonya Sheets
  2. 2. Exposition • Protagonist: John Moore &Laszlo Kreizler • Antagonist: An Unknown Serial Killer of New York City • Theodore Roosevelt has passed and the Main character, John Moore investigates the murder with linking events of a serial killer in Downstate New York City to solve the mysteryof Theodore’s death.
  3. 3. Rising Action • Theodore Roosevelt Is dead due to unknown causes and everyone is expecting him to burst out of the coffin any second. Alongside his death, His two sons have perished in the great butchery as well. To see Theodore dead seemed to be a great relief from grief of his two sons; It was also a great sorrow to see all the men of Roosevelt dead. • John Moore is Reunited with an Alienist famous for so many breakthroughs of the human psyche. They Reminice about the goo times with Theodore, but also question the events that took place.
  4. 4. Climax • John Moore is woken up By one of Kreizler’s servants. The servant has informed Moore of a terrible crime that had just been committed. • A boy of 13 years of age had been murdered in the most brutal fashion. He had been already dressed in girl’s clothes to work as a prostitute, however, his hands were bound, his eyes gouged out, his penis cut off & put in his mouth. • The boy’s name was later found out as Giorgio Santorelli.
  5. 5. Falling Action • Kreizler investigates the case alongside Moore and finds the crime to politically incorrect. He finds another place to investigate the case. He secretly finds a link in between the boy’s murder and that of the president’s death. • Sarah Howard, the first woman to be hired by the police department, helps piece together the case. She, alongside many young investigators (men) search for clues.
  6. 6. Resolution • Sarah discovers with an interview with Giorgio’s mother, that there was a conflict in the family. • They also soon find that this killer new his prey and was very agile on rooftops. • Constantly Moore and Kreizler are fighting the corrupt police force whom of which were siding with the Catholic church and the Brothels of New York for money. • The Murderer was never found or identified, but was soon named “Jack the Ripper”.
  7. 7. Resolution • Sarah discovers with an interview with Giorgio’s mother, that there was a conflict in the family. • They also soon find that this killer new his prey and was very agile on rooftops. • Constantly Moore and Kreizler are fighting the corrupt police force whom of which were siding with the Catholic church and the Brothels of New York for money. • The Murderer was never found or identified, but was soon named “Jack the Ripper”.

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