Truman Capote Passages

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Truman Capote begins the passage by describing Holcomb, Kansas as a far away town with not much to offer and begins to speak about the bland vibes that the province gives to show what it was like before the Clutter murders impacted the area. Indeed, it is quite accurate that Capote doesn’t think much of the insignificant town as he first begins to describe it. The author recalls Holcomb by saying that there is not much to see. However, Capote begins to shift his tone when he wrote, “Until one morning in mid- November of 1959, few Americans- in fact, few Kansans- had ever heard of Holcomb.” indicating that November of 1959 was a major event that changed everything. Capote concludes this chapter by describing the major change that the town went

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