Each of the authors takes a different approach to point of view, depending upon their unique relationships to the setting in which When proven guilty, both Perry and Dick were sentenced to death. Though Perry had been the one to murder the Although this book is considered non-fiction, critics have questioned the authenticity of Two people, one name: an inconspicuous, plain woman versus a poised young girl. A line is drawn between imagination and reality, but that line is blurred.
In "Miriam" by Truman Capote, symbolism is incorporated to show that Mrs. Miller is living In the 's and 's, the concept of the nuclear family was a personification of the American dream, the illusion of the perfect life, the perfect wife and the perfect children, all living in a model community. With four staccato shotgun A majority of the world would agree that random murder is unethical and deserving of severe punishment- especially if this murder is done to an innocent, kind family.
However, there is a great debate over the extent of punishment which random Truman Capote not only captures the essence The KBI then launches a full-scale investigation. They find no clues, but the strange thing is the victims are tied up in seemingly comfortable positions. The once quiet, peaceful Holcomb and the nearby town of Garden City are left in a state of shock, panic. Floyd Wells hears about the murder and tells the police about Dick and Perry, which turns the investigation into a manhunt.
After the murderers pass a few bad checks for money, they travel to Mexico to escape. Eventually, Dick and Perry steal a car and return to the United States because they ran out of money, and realize jobs in Mexico do not pay well. They went to Las Vegas, but the local police recognize the stolen license plate number, and arrested Dick and Perry. The police question the two, then Perry confesses and describes the robbery in detail.
When Dick and Perry are put on trial, their mental states are investigated. Both have some form of mental disorder. This does not prevent the court from deciding to put the two on Death Row, even though Dick and Perry have to wait for five years before being executed. In the the first few pages, the reader learns that depression loomed over Bonnie Clutter ever since she birthed her first child, possibly due to an issue with her spine.
This leaves Mrs. Clutter rgic and unenergetic. She did has occurrences of anxiety and seems to always be cold. In a way, Mrs. This left a negative psychological effect on the two cities. What was once a calm, quiet area is now a place full of distrust, fear, and panic.
This reinforces the utter shock the people of Holcomb and Garden City. Everyone felt unsafe, not knowing where the murderers were located, not knowing who to trust. Perhaps the ones that truly stand out are the murderers, Dick and Perry. Towards the end of the novel, the reader learns that both Dick and Perry suffer from mental disorders.
Dick suffered brain damage from a past concussion, and has severe character disorder. Perry suffers from paranoid schizophrenia, making it hard to distinguish reality from delusions. He had a troubled past including abusive caretakers, and has difficulty controlling his emotions Myers, Illness in In Cold Blood. Mental illness plays an important role in this novel because it gives information about how these illnesses and psychological impacts control individuals and populations.