You can 't just sit there knowing that someone you know is going to be murdered and not do anything about it, you would have that on your mind. I don 't believe Jay 's story at all, he is a sketchy person who can 't make his mind up about certain things. He keeps changing details in his stories, and his alibi doesn’t seem right to me. Jay keeps going back and forth on his word and how things actually happened. He doesn’t seem trustworthy to me.
When questioned about the type of person Adnan was, many responded with “the Adnan I knew, couldn’t have done it” in reference to Hae’s murder. On the other hand, the court painted Adnan to be a possessive and controlling ex-boyfriend and even called him psychopathic. Psychopaths are individuals that posses a specific set of personality traits and behaviors. Psychopaths often appear normal and friendly to others but are self-centered, dishonest and lack empathy. Psychopaths provide a good first impression but are impulsive and very deceitful.
He has never hurt anyone, and everyone is trying to blame him so they get a short in their sentence. Multiple “witnesses” or people who overheard about the robbery and murder are convicted or unreliable they all wanted someone to blame and someone to shorten their time in jail. My last reason is his attitude towards jail and how he is scared. “I still can’t go to the bathroom in front of everyone.” he writes.
[He said] it [didn’t] bother Perry a bit” (Capote 255). Dick is honestly trying to make Perry look very guilty instead of him. Even though Perry killed all four of the Clutters, Capote was still against the death penalty for Perry. Capote was also biased throughout the story because of his “relationship” with Perry. An example of Capote’s bias is when he wrote that “Dewey, a believer in capital punishment, its purported deterrent effects, and its justice, witnessed the hangings” but he could not watch Perry’s hanging.
Results from the trial lead many to believe justice wasn’t served. Defensive attorney John Adams used tactics to create confusion in the minds of the jurors so they could not be certain what actually took place. This proved to be very effective. Adam noted the crowd had been harassing the soldiers and also attacked them. There was no reliable evidence to back this up and it was generally believed, even if Preston was found guilty, he would be pardoned anyway.
John’s life at home was cold, his wife had figured out about the affair. I realized John Proctor still loved his wife when he turned down Abagail after she flung herself at him again. He made it very clear to Abagail that he didn’t want to have an affair with her anymore. John Proctor noticed how big of a mistake he had made by cheating on his wife. Abagail Williams was crazy about John and that was soon going to get him and his wife killed.
I can see that Jonas has been asking more and more questions. I’m sure sooner or later he will answer them one way or another. This leads me to believe that the Elders have been more untruthful than truthful. After Jonas has been learning his whole life that lying is bad then being told he can lie all he wants is a big change for him. Maybe everything he knows is a lie.
Also, when Holden wakes up to Mr. Antolini patting him on the forehead in the middle of the night, he tells us of similar “perverty” stuff that happened to him multiple times as a child. Therefore, he clearly struggles to trust anyone he both meets and knows, which shows his insecurity and skepticism of others. Another instance of this is Holden’s relationship with D.B. Although Holden says that they were once close, he now considers D.B. as phony because of the work he does in the film industry. In doing so, he loses a close relationship with his brother, just because he feels
Yes, he should’ve acted differently, although we don’t know what goes on in someone’s head when they see something so crazy happen so fast. How would it feel to see someone you are so close to kill someone you just met? I wouldn’t believe it or know what to do. As I’ve said before Dustin isn’t completely innocent but the charges he has aren’t accurate especially compared to Billy since he has less than Dustin even after admitting to being guilty of murder.
Groupthink is not always productive thought. Mob mentality is dangerous sometimes because people will do and say things they would never dream of if they were alone. Crimes have been committed as a group, and everyone is as guilty as the one that actually committed the crime in some cases. Being around the same people day after day, people with the same gripes, political stripes and even of the same religion can lead to a bunker mentality. One person in the group feels slighted by something they have seen or heard and soon the entire group has become offended by something they have never experienced firsthand.
While these bonds are typically of a male and female having a romantic relationship, it is not limited to that. In Smith’s movie, Hitch, Alex is hired by a man, Albert, to help him win over a woman who appears to be way out of his league. Alex, who had been heartbroken years before, knew exactly what to say to other men about dating, but when it came to himself, he never dated due to the terrible pain he felt from his last heart break. Just before Alex helps him for the first time, Alex is out in a bar socializing when he overhears a woman being harassed by another man. He walks up and pretends to be her boyfriend to get the man to go away.
He tried convincing the court that he was guilty by virtue of insanity. He tried proving that only someone insane could commit such terrible acts, but the jury refused to believe him. They said that he was well aware of the evil things he was doing and chose to do it anyway. Once in prison, Dahmer was isolated. He proved that he could finally be put with other inmates, and this is where his life went downhill (more than it already did).
He almost solves this problem by letting John Proctor to confess his sins, but unfortunately he rejects it. Although the characters are concern about their reputation but it often
Saillant explains that there are those, including prosecutors in that case who absolutely agree that the murder was pre-meditated based on a hate crime, but didn’t consider the other factors; Mclnerney was being humiliated daily by King in front of all his friends. Mclnerney was being bullied by King. The time came when Mclnerney was at a breaking point and did what he thought was the only way to stop King from bullying him. Scott wiper, one of Mclnerney’s attorney said, “Someone like Brandon, who was barely 14 and had no juvenile record, should have gone before a juvenile judge, who would look at certain factors to determine he is suitable for rehabilitation. ”(Saillant).
This constant lying made it easier for him to act as if it had never happened, for a long time he kept this secret. He then felt threatened by his own friend Banquo, remembering that great things were to happen to him as well. Again, he let the greed, and the want to have all the power and recognition for himself, control his decisions by ordering the murder of Banquo and his