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    A. Kincaid American Literature Essay “In Cold Blood” vs. “In cold Blood” Truman Capote’s novel “In Cold Blood” written in 1966 became such an American crime classic that it was turned into a novel immediately in 1967. The book and the movie follow the story of a murder in Holcomb‚ Kansas by Dick Hickock and Perry Smith. This great American crime novel was turned into a movie by director Richard Brooks. The movie follows the book step for step due to the writing style by Truman Capote. The novel

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    Truman Capote’s non-fiction novel‚ In Cold Blood‚ was a breakthrough in literacy in that it was accredited as the first non-fiction novel. There was a lot of controversy when the book was first published because of the incredibility of the work. This could be expected in that time‚ because people where not familiar with the concept of non-fiction novels yet‚ but this is where the beauty of this style of writing lies‚ the recreation of the truth. It would have been impossible for Capote to have documented

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    In Cold Blood Essay In Cold Blood written by Truman Capote is novel were most of the readers that read the book‚ have to think more than enjoy. The novel is about a murder of four members of the Clutter family in Holcomb‚ Kansas who were murdered by two men‚ which go by the names of Perry Smith and Dick Hickok. Throughout the novel Capote builds a relationship with one of the murderers‚ Perry Smith. The way Capote structured his book was that every chapter had a different character point of view

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    2012/10/17 Same but different Cold Blood While the flow of the murdering story itself‚ one of the most interesting and important facts in the novel In Cold Blood is the characterization of Dick and Perry‚ the murderers. They are both demonstrated as cold blooded‚ but as the story come into possession of gleaning Dick’s and Perry’s background personality‚ it becomes conspicuous that Dick is mentally and emotionally cold blooded while Perry is physically cold blooded. They were both erroneous

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    murdering a family? Capote wrote‚ “Then I aimed my gun. The room just exploded. Went blue. Just blazed up” (244). In Truman Capote’s “In Cold Blood‚” four shots to four heads occurred in the Clutter home in the isolated city of Holcomb‚ Kansas on November 15‚ 1959. The main characters are the Clutter family‚ and two men named Dick and Perry. Capote’s novel “In Cold Blood” illustrates the murder of a family and the case to capture the suspects‚ how mental illness/psychological states control the actions

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    In Cold Blood Essay (Question 3) In the novel In Cold Blood‚ Truman Capote portrays Perry Smith as both a victim and a hero in order to make the reader connect more sympathetically with Smith‚ thus making him the protagonist of the text. Protagonists are generally the character with whom readers sense the author has the most sympathy. Throughout the text Smith is constantly portrayed as the victim. In the first introduction regarding Smith describing his physical appearance prior to the murders

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    In Cold Blood-Alvin Dewey In the book‚ “In Cold Blood” by Truman Capote he describes to us all the events that took place before‚ during‚ and after a murder that happened in Holcomb‚ Kansas. Mr. Clutter‚ who was the owner of River Valley Farm and husband to Bonnie Clutter‚ and the father of four children‚ two whom had survived due to them not living at the Clutter residence anymore. The fatal event of the family hit the whole town hard which led one man‚ detective Alvin Dewey‚ determined to find

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    APEnglish In Cold Blood Few authors have the skill to express their view of a setting without straightforwardly telling the audience. In this small passage from In Cold Blood‚ Truman Capote very eloquently does just that‚ describing the look and feel of Holcomb‚ Kansas through words. With Capote’s use of many elements like figurative language‚ imagery‚ and detain‚ he reveals his original but mysterious views on the scenery of Holcomb. All while describing this content town‚ Capote builds up for

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    one how they achieve this dream. Most individuals who grow up in a well mannered home develop become very success and other may acheive what they want through a life of crime. In Truman Capote’s novel‚ In Cold Blood‚ the role of Richard “Dick” Hickock as an iconic character provides In Cold Blood with a more dramatic and artificial story line‚ that supports the overall theme of living the “American Dream.”       Richard Hickock‚ better known as Dick‚ was portrayed as the mastermind of everything

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    In Cold Blood; a wonderful mystery novel written by Truman Capote that incorporates mind-boggling suspense and brutal detailing‚ I believe he did achieve his goal to be both objective and sympathetic. Capote gave not only the detailed account of Perry Smith ’s and Dick Hickock ’s childhoods but also the murder of the Clutter family. Smith ’s childhood was very problematic and scarred by years of abuse‚ making us feel as if he committed the murder because of his sorrow past. “Perry had on several

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