Capital Punishment In Steve Earle's Short Story 'The Witness'

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Steve Earle’s short story ”The Witness”, affects the topic ‘Capital punishment’, in a story that contains murder, liars, fraud and secrets. The presence of capital punishment had led to a lot of debates and discussion all around the world. The assertion about the risk to take the life of an innocent person, make some people question “Is this the right way? And does it happen?”. Certainly, this assertion appears in this story. “The Witness” is about a man, Gordon Elliot that is about to witness his former friend Andres Camacho’s execution in relate to his wife Joan Elliot’s death. However, lies a huge unknown secret behind the murder, just waiting to get piece as the execution completes.
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