This paperís intent is a bare bones interpretation of most of the compelling parts and elements of Psycho. The title itself, which Hitchcock aptly heeds in his films, tersely signals the viewer of an experience within pathology; to get a feel for it so to speak. The central meaning can be culled in the first part of the plot, right through to Marionís murder and disposal in the far swamp. Within this first
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beyond his mother's ironclad demands to desperately hunt and love women. He can never be more than a component for her. Drawn into his parlor, Marion has entered the world of Norman Bates with no way out: she falls for his trap of a small meal. Her last gesture, as she slides down the
shower wall, is to reach out for absolution. She then falls, gripping and tearing off the shower curtain, her last protection.