Reflection On Monster By Walter Dean Myers

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Before reading the book Monster by Walter Dean Myers, I disagreed with the statement “Lying to save yourself from being convicted of a crime is an okay thing do.” Reading this book has made me slightly change my mind. Before I read this book I believed that it was never okay to lie to save yourself. Now I believe that is is sometimes okay to save yourself. In the book Steve lied to make himself seem more innocent. In a note to himself he said “Anyone can walk into a drugstore and look around. Is that what I 'm on trial for?” After Steve said that, on trial he said that he didn 't go into the drugstore at all that day. I believe that he lied on trial to make him seem more innocent, even if he didn 't commit the crime. They would
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