Crime of Passion

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A crime committed in the heat of passion, i.e., one that is not premeditated
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In France, the killing he commits would be classified as a crime passionnel. Here it is simply murder, with no mitigating circumstances.
Not only that, her six jailmates include other crime passionnel "victims" (that is, murderesses) overseen but not overlooked by Matron "Mama" Morton (Marcia Lewis), the ultimate pro at quid pro quo, as she brassily proclaims in her big song, "When You're Good to Mama."
129); it is assumed that it was not a crime passionnel and that the Chronicle is a 'reimagining' (p.
This crime passionnel was exploited by Stalin to fabricate the existence of secret conspiracies in the Soviet Union and to introduce the purges and the show trials.

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