Archetypal Characters In To Kill A Mockingbird

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When all the rotten apples gather in one basket, one good apple only can last short. These archetypal characters show us, in the law enforcement business, politic, corruption and conflict of interest are in play. In a way, to survive is to comply with the rule of the game. This pessimistic message tells us when the ones who suppose to uphold the law, become the law itself and Edmund Exley (Guy Pearce) is no exception when he gets caught in the middle. From the top to the bottom of the rank in the police business are colluding for self-interest motives and killing is part of the process, whether sanctioned or not by the law. Money, power and sex are the element in this neo noir. No one comes out clean in the end, only a survivor count. Prejudice
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