Monster By Walter Dean Myers Sparknotes

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In the book Monster by Walter Dean Myers you learn that not all people take responsibility for their actions. The main character Steve Harmon learned this lesson quickly while on trial for murder. Some of the characters he associates with are called upon to testify in a trial and he finds that they are not completely honest. Ultimately he changes his life by thinking about the decisions he makes. He is also more conscious of the people he hangs out with. When looking at Osvaldo Cruz,who is a 14 year old criminal testifying for the state, it is obvious that his intention is to show that he feared Bobo. Osvaldo claims he was forced into the robbery. On page 82, Osvaldo says ¨So Bobo said to me if i didn't help him, he´d cut me up.¨ However,
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