Topics: In Cold Blood, Truman Capote, Homicide Pages: 2 (701 words) Published: August 22, 2013
In Cold Blood (Soundtrack)
We see the story being told of the Clutters at the beginning of the book, learning how they are a much loved family in their neighborhood, living in the small town of Halcomb. It’s not long before the story turns ugly, and the Clutter family gets murdered in the middle of the night, for not apparent reason what so ever. Throughout the book we see how the story unfolds, and find out that Dick and Perry were the ones who committed the horrendous crime. The first song that relates to the story would be Mansion on the Hill by Hank William’s, he talks about being able to see the mansion on the hill from his cabin. The clutter family was known for owning a Farm and having money, even though they never kept it in their home, Mr. Clutter made good money. The rhythm of the song also depicts the way the people looked at the clutters, with a positive beat and catchy tune, it helps us see how loved the Clutters were, as well as lets us know how everyone in Halcomb knew who they were. The song helps portray the life of the Clutters from the neighboors point of view, you can tell they weren’t jealous of the Clutters, but amazed with what they have accomplished. Lean on Me by The Temptations represents the Clutter family and their bond with each other, and how close they are with each other. They live in a small town therefore they only have each other to count on when anything happens. Since Mrs. Clutter suffers from depression and is sick, it shows how she has a problem but she has people who she can lean on, and trust, her family. The two oldest daughters of Mr. & Mrs. Clutter English and Eveanna don’t live in Halcomb and the song shows that no matter how far they live from each other they will always have each other maybe not physically but mentally. Nancy Clutter and Bobby Rupp they were young and in love. That’s why , the song Thousand Years by Christina Perri represents the both of them, how they both grew up together and would of most...
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