The Silence of The Lambs
psychologist. Hannibal ?The Cannibal? Lecter relays information to Clarice in
Senator’s daughter, and the countdown to death begins.
her nightmares to cease. When she was younger, she witnessed the slaughtering
My first interpretation of Clarice was that she was very bright and
observant. She reads people very well and is quick to make an accurate
was a very strong woman and was very careful to appear that way to others.
Clarice Starling did have a large change in herself. She began the
story with a careful mentality; a risk would have been unheard of. She was
before. From disobeying direct orders to pursuing a serial killer in his own
dungeon of a basement, Clarice is finally satisfied with herself and could care
what someone else thought.
fava beans and a big amorone? – A quote from the prestigious Dr. Lecter that
must occasionally be recalled to mind to serve as a reminder that no matter how
helpful Lecter is to Clarice, he is also a monster.
the government can actually be.
I don’t believe I received any enlightenment from this book. I did,
This book did affirm a few of my views on life. such as ?Never judge a
book by it’s cover.? No matter how much someone appears to be your friend, you
can never be absolutely sure.
I didn’t receive anything from this book except the sheer enjoyment of
I must disagree with the main character’s choice of pursuing Buffalo
Bill through his own basement. I, myself, would have called for backup. She
could have easily been killed by him and Catherine’s chances of living would
have died with her. This is a classic example of rushing in without thinking,
like playing a video game to fast and being vaporized before you have the chance
verge of an inevitable death at his home. She has been comatose and has nurses
that tend to her when Jack is away. This gives Jack Crawford a sullen
disposition and it is easily deduced that Bella is always in the corner of his
mind. She eventually dies and this increases his sullen manner, which is
In twenty years I see Clarice Starling still working hard for the FBI.
Having many solved cases under her belt, she still makes it a point to appear a
powerful, strong woman. She occasionally looks back and ponders what Hannibal
Lecter might be doing, as well as the long since retired Jack Crawford. She