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How Is Truman Capote Sympathetic

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For the first chapter, “The Last to See Them Alive”, In Cold Blood, written by Truman Capote, he illustrates a sympathetic tone; by using pathos, logos, and ethos Capote manipulates the idea that no one should be put to death, by the government. Truman Capote’s tone throughout the novel is sympathetic: “Moreover, the circumstances of the crime seem to him to fit exactly the concept of ‘murder without apparent motive.’ ... But ... only the first murder matters psychologically, and that when Smith attacked Mr. Clutter he was under a mental eclipse, ...” (Capote 301-302). Through the use of logos, Capote shows his sympathetic tone to the audience. Capote is sympathetic because any one person can murder anyone, with or without motive. Through
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