'In Cold Blood' and Capital Punishment
This paper discusses the issue of capital punishment while studying the work 'In Cold Blood' by Truman Capote.
# 126272 | 750 words | 9 sources | MLA | 2008 |
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Criminology (Criminal Justice and Corrections) , Hot Topics (Capital Punishment) , Political Science (General) , Literature (General)
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In this article, the writer looks at Truman Capote's views on capital punishment as expressed in his novel 'In Cold Blood' and describes the new genre he creates with the book, the non-fiction novel.
From the Paper:"In Truman Capote's novel 'In Cold Blood' he creates a new genre the non-fiction novel through his journalistic approach and his novel makes clear his negative views on capital punishment. Capote's novel is a true story based on actual facts so unlike a regular novel it is not the product of the author's flight of fancy. It is not ordinary non-fiction either however which would have portrayed the murders in a clinical manner without any storyline. What Capote does is to ..."
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