The Compare And Contrast The Relationship Between Dick And Perry Capote

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As we know, literature is established by the author’s message. By the need of people to express what they intend to speak to the world, the authors create his or her literary products. Literature is considered as effective tools for people to talk to the world. The author includes his message which he or she intends to deliver to reader in his literary work. The talent of the writer makes literature is more important than just a historical or cultural human works. Through literature, the author introduces us to a new world of experiences.
In some cases, literature not only portrait contemporary society and discover the historical event but also present the future trend and anticipate modern lifestyle. This inspires people other than the author …show more content…

Without the other, neither would have murdered. Chance teams Dick with a cellmate who happens to have worked for the Clutters, yet the novel connects events and people in a way that suggests that the Clutter murders were, if not predictable, somehow inevitable. The investigators solve the murder mystery halfway through the novel, but Capote keeps in the reader’s mind from beginning to end the mystery of how, in a larger sense, such evil intrudes into the Clutter world, a world of control, self-discipline, religious faith, and dedication to hard work. The world that Dick and Perry create for themselves subjects them to the authority of others. Feeling victimized, they take revenge by victimizing others. Their only power is violence, and the only order they know is …show more content…

In the Clutter world, one must believe in and adhere to the principles of justice and humanity. One is responsible for one’s actions. God and nature are both just and predictable. The murders seem senseless in this world; one learns that an evil can strike down anyone at any time, and no one can fathom the justice of it all. Capote ends his novel with an image of Al Dewey leaving the graveyard where the Clutters are buried. Behind him is “the whisper of wind voices in the wind-bent wheat.” Behind him is the mystery that the voices do not explain.
The book is written as if it were a novel, complete with dialog, and is what Truman Capote referred to as "New Journalism" — the nonfiction novel. Although this writing style had been used before, the craft and success of In Cold Blood led to its being deemed the true masterwork of the genre. For Truman Capote, it was the last in a series of great works, which included Breakfast at Tiffany's, Other Voices, Other Rooms, and The Grass

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