Steve has put on trial for felony murder, a crime in which he insists he did not commit. He has lost all but one of his possessions, his journal. In this journal steve writes about his experience in jail and what happens on trial in the courtroom. He formats it into a movie script, with the occasional notes pages, and titles it Monster. In the book Monster, by Walter Dean Myers, he writes about a young man named Steve, he is a sixteen year old African American who has been put on trial.
One of the hardest things to fathom is what drove Adnan to strangle Hae. Police officials kept coming back to the fact that Adnan was the ex-boyfriend, but this doesn’t hold much value when Syed claims the break-up was mutual and they continued to be friends despite breaking up (Koenig Episode 2). Mutual breakups typically don’t end up in rage against one another, which is why the theory of Adnan being guilty is so hard to believe. If he had no bad feelings toward her then there would be no motive for him to kill her in the first place. In addition to the motive issue behind Adnan’s conviction, Adnan repeatedly claims that he did not
Steve’s parents each visit Steve at different times, and both have different views on whether he is guilty or innocent. Mrs. Harmon, Steve’s mom visits him on Saturday July, 11th. She was an emotional mess. With tears streaming down her face it was obvious what her opinion was on if her son was innocent or guilty. She gave Steve a bible and circled a certain verse.
Paula makes desperate attempts to get Miriam to stay with her to keep her father at bay for at least one night at a time. Miriam was not a sure thing, though. Miriam complained that Paula, “would corner her in the bathroom and ask her to come over. Miriam never gave firm answers” (66). Throughout the story we also see Paula trying to alter her appearance, possibly in an effort to become someone else, so the abuse might stop.
Throughout the novel, Freak the Mighty author Rodman Philbrick creates a strong friendship between main characters Maxwell Kane and Kevin Dillon, also known as “Freak”. Throughout the story, the author presents characters who change the reader’s perspective on how to view people. When Max and Freak meet a minor character named Loretta Lee, their first impression does not show her true colors. Also Freak and Max defy odds and teach each other that it is what is on the inside that counts. Altogether they learn that one should not judge another by first impressions or
One for them implicated him, then the other. He confessed” ( ) This was a very important part of the story because it is when Jason got blamed for the murder, when trent walkedout the room holding the tape of Jasons confession in his hand; as Sarah tells Trent that Alicias brother is the real murderer. After that moment trent went through a tremendous change in his life. He was degraded not literally but he wont be hearing calls anytime
Freak The Mighty Literary Essay Group C By: Ethan, Elizabeth, James, Ronith, and Wyland In the book, Freak the Mighty, by Rodman Philbrick, two characters, Kevin and Max, become acquaintances. Kevin, a small young disabled kid, is now friends with Max, who is mentally challenged. Through this unlikely friendship, they become a team called Freak the Mighty. They go on many adventures together, but that all changes when Killer Kane, Max’s father, is released from prison and is on parole. Kevin, whose sobriquet is Freak, quotes, “Life is dangerous,” which shows all the hardships they’ve been through together.
I didn’t inform anyone because; I didn’t wish to put their lives into risk. I never dreamt that Steven would try murdering me, to own my house and land. And in the name of Christ, the benevolent, here is my last will, Steven should be punished and the house and the fields should be handed over to Violet.
While the situation was entirely different, Sam was also accused of being satanic. In Sam's case, this was partly true. However, prior to Sam being the actual devil, his intentions were good and quite the opposite of satanic. This was unclear for other hunters during the apocalypse when Sam was killed for supposedly having relations with Lucifer. During this time he had absolutely zero satanic intentions and was actually trying to kill Satan.
Jason continued to answer all the questions that Mr. Trent had for him, no matter how off topic they were, he wanted to be as much help as he could. What Jason did not realize was that Mr. Trent was building a case against him, that Jason could if fact be the murderer. Mr. Trent manipulated Jason into making himself seem like he was the one who hurt his friend.