Anyway, he whacked every window out of the Finch boy’s car.’” (Stanley Basca to Elvis) (page 84) This passage from a trial scene, shows that Not only did Davy have no remorse for killing the two young men, he actually lured them to his home where his family slept unknowing. So, the reader is led to feel sympathetic towards a man who destroyed someone’s vehicle, lured criminals to his family home where his kid brother and sister slept, and then he shot the two boys in front of his eleven-year-old brother. Shooting Basca and Finch was all premeditated. Ruben states “Somehow he was holding the little Winchester he’d carried in the timber that afternoon. And holding it comfortably.” (page 49) Not only did Davy bring the gun to bed with him, but had the gun loaded and ready to go before the light was switched on to see who was at the door.
Floyd used to work at the Clutter’s farm and as he was telling Dick what kind of jobs he had, he told Dick how wealthy the Clutters are. Dick had told Floyd about that plan of robbery and killing all the witnesses in the Clutter’s house but Floyd thought that was just a lie. Yet, it actually happened. That small talk from Floyd eventually caused 4 people’s death. The death ended all the future dreams that were planned with Nancy and her friend, Susan.
After the death of “Bloody Bill” James would fill the role of the avenger of not only “Bloody Bill” but also of what he thought to be the victimization of the Confederacy by the Union government. His role as the avenger was parlayed into his role as a noble brigand almost immediately after the death of Bill Anderson. As the James brothers began their careers as robbers the first bank they robbed was chosen because it was believed the man who killed Bill Anderson was a teller there. When the teller was killed and revealed to have been innocent in the killing of Anderson, James began to be viewed as a thief and murderer by some of the public. As a result, Jesse is believed to have written a letter to the Governor pleading his innocence; calling on the Governor to understand that as a bushwhacker he would not be allowed a fair trial and the bank robbery as a false accusation aimed at bringing James to justice for the deeds of his past.
Martin only had a phone, skittles, and Arizona tea .Who could he possibly cause harm to with that. This also shows that no matter what you do, you are a always considered threat. This boy was simply walking back home and got killed for just being black. Situations like this will make you open your eyes and see that both “Whistling Vivaldi” and “Black Men and Public Space” depicts what happens in and to our race every
Through similar tactics Capote allows the reader to feel sorry for Dewey, even though he is the man who catches the killing pair. Detective Dewey is first introduced in part two of In Cold Blood, where the readers learn that this would not be an easy case and the Dewey would be the head detective, even though he had personal ties with the Clutter family. The reader would automatically feel sorry for Detective Dewey because he was going to do heavy investigating on a murder of a family he knew and there was very little time to mourn the deaths. Detective Dewey spent countless hours trying to chase down every lead that popped up, taking family time away, which wears on all family members. The reader feels sympathy for Dewey as he loses time with his family around the holiday time because he has become so involved in the case.
Tim declares, “Sometimes I forgive myself, sometimes I don’t. In the ordinary hours of life I try not to dwell on it, but now and then, when I’m reading a newspaper or just sitting alone in a room, I’ll look up and see the young man coming out of the morning fog” (Ambush). Tim O’Brien was a father, a son, and a husband, yet he was also able to kill without giving thought to the action. Afterwards, however, when presented with his family, friends, and other civilians, Tim realized the gravity of the deaths he caused. Another example of paradox was the murder that in Queens, New York, around the same period as the Vietnam War.
One of the many reasons the Holocaust is haunting to everyone. The Holocaust seemed like it was ran by heartless soldiers who had no feelings or emotions or guilt whatsoever. In the middle of the book, Wiesel talked about this young boy, also known as a pipel, who was hung in front of everyone because he was accused of messing with the power. (Wiesel 55) At first the boy did not die instantly, he hung, struggling for over a half an hour, and the soldiers just watched. There was not an ounce of remorse in their bodies, they can have at least put in out of his misery, but instead they watched him like they watch the news.
Doug doesn’t have any friends so he pranks people for enjoyment and keeps to himself. Doug most likely gets this attitude from his family, especially his brother, “There was Doug Swieteck’s brother, for one, who was already shaving and had been to three police stations in two states and who once spent a night in jail.”(11). His family has a bad reputation and he is probably just rolling along because a lot of people most likely expect him to be like his family. The middle of the story is when Doug starts to make friends and to not be the bad guy as much. He really starts his friendship with Holling and Danny off, by showing his personality when he is talking about Mickey Mantle (pro baseball player) and he tells them, “He had a batting average of 245 this year,”(79).
He was solving the disappearance of many people including the children of Benjamin Pitezel. Geyer had a trouble time keeping up with Holmes and where he took the children. “Geyer set out on his search on the evening of June 26, 1895, a hot night in a hot summer” (Larson 342). Despite the hot weather, Geyer never gave up on finding the children. “The detectives trudged from one hotel to the next.
Jackie Robinson - Breaking Boundaries The screaming cuss-words coming from the stands while the civil rights leader Jackie Robinson is on the baseball diamond was what they thought was the right thing to do at the moment. But, what the fans didn't realize was that they were criticizing one of the best baseball players to play the game. After Jackie attended John Muir High School in California, he went on to the University of California, Los Angeles to pursue basketball, track, baseball and football. All those sports he did extremely well in. Jackie Robinson had to battle a strong amount of adversity throughout his life, and became very mentally strong.