At this time her psychopathic side comes out. She losses her temper ,nearly throwing a table at his head. Later she breaks his ankle stopping him from escaping. She keeps a book titled memories which involves newspaper articles showing her court cases where she is up for the murders of several infants. Later she kills a local sheriff who tries to save Paul.
The way she holds the knife in this picture sums up her character as a obsessive , disturbed psychopath.