Dualism In Truman Capote's In Cold Blood

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With an intention to retell a non-fiction story, Truman Capote writes In Cold Blood with an absence of his personal beliefs and rather leaves the interpretation up to the readers. As a matter of fact, the readers may be challenged to distinguish the definite motive for the killing which took place in the Clutters’ house; without ever fully distinguishing the reason for such incident, Capote only reveals the factual events which happened during the crime. Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood sheds a light on two concrete ideas of punishment and the psychological aspects of the killers. Despite Capote claims that his account is relatively strict to synopsysing factual information, the dualism of these two ideas forces the readers to feel sympathetic
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