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Running Head: Psycho 1960 PSYCHO 1960
Psycho 19601 Introduction The aim of this study is to watch the film Psycho 1960 and what do you learn from it and make a summary of it. Psycho is a horror film that has been written by Joseph Stefano in the year 1960 (Beja, 1979). Thesis statement The thesis statement in this article tells about Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho is the sheer of the unexpectedness of the murder of Marion Crane in the hands of Norman Bates. Summary of Article The story begins wherein we are introduced with a real estate secretary, Marion Crane who is discussing with her boyfriend Sam Loomis that they cannot afford to get married. The reason which she gave is Sam's debts. After lunch, she wrote to work where her boss asked her to deposit 40,000 dollars cash payments which a client drop off for a property in the bank. Seeing the money, she begins to pack her bag deciding to steal the money so that Sam debts would be clear and they will afford to get married. During her journey, she encountered a rain storm and decided to stop at the Bates Motel for a night. The proprietor, Norman Bates, invites her for a dinner which she accepts. Later she hears an argument between Norman and his mother regarding bringing women in their house. Norman tells her about his hobby of taxidermy and that his mother is mentally ill. Returning to her home Marion decides to go back to Phoenix and return to stolen money. When she prepares to take a bath Norman spies on her.
Psycho 19602 During her bathing, a shadowy female figure suddenly comes and killed her with a chef's Knife. Norman becomes the eye-witness of that murder, cleans the crime seems, put her corps into the trunk of her car and sink it near the motel. A week later her sister Lila confronts Sam about Marion's whereabouts. Arbogast, a private investigator, approaches them and declares that Marion's has steel Rs 40,000 dollars. Eventually, he came across Bates Motel where he heard that Marion had met Norman's mother. He tried to speak to her, but Norman refuses. This arose his suspicions. He goes to Bates home where Mrs. Bates suddenly appears and murders him. On the other hand, Lila and Sam were informed that Mrs. Bates has been dead for ten years as she killed herself and her lover. (Simpson, P. L. 2000). After hearing this Lila and Sam make their way to the motel. There Norman took his unwilling mother to the fruit cellar to hide her. After reaching the motel Lila and Sam met Norman where Sam, Marion’s boyfriend, distract Norman by indulging him in a conversation while Lila sneaks up to the house. When Norman realized something suspicious regarding what they want he rushes to his house. Seeing that Norman is approaching her, Lila tries to hide by going downstairs, the way which leads to cellar, place where her Norman's unwilling mother was hidden. She finds Mrs. Bates sitting there, but when she turned around her, she discovers that it was a mummified corps. (Hitchcock, A, 1960) Norman with a chief’s knife and wearing her mother’s cloth attacked Lila, but eventually, Sam subdues him. So from here, we found that there was no person like Norman's mother, but Norman was acting like a lady wearing her mother's cloth and a wig. If he was the one who was playing the role of his mother, then we come across the question with whom he was conversing when Marion stays at the Bates motel. As we proceed in the story, we came across the fact that at
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