Analysis Of The Article 'Two British Boys'

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In the article “Two British Boys”, by William E. Schmidt, James Bulger, who was two years old, was murdered. In the hour before the ruthless murder where they beat him with stones, bricks, and metal, they intentionally lied to concerned civilians who approached the two boys as they dragged a screaming James Bulger down the sidewalk. “Some passers-by did intervene on James 's behalf, only to be told by the boys that James was either a younger brother or a lost child they were taking to a nearby police station. When one woman challenged that explanation, telling the boys they were walking away from the police station, one said they had been wrongly sent that way by someone else.”(Schmidt, 10). They lied to these citizens because they knew what

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