Essay dealing with the novel In Cold Blood.
An article discussing the idea of nature versus nurture and a man’s decision when committing murder. Links with the book In Cold Blood and the cold murder of a family in Kansas in 1959.
Jack Kerouac wrote his seminal novel of the beat generation — On the Road — in three weeks in one single-spaced paragraph on eight long sheets of tracing paper taped together to form a 120-foot scroll. In 2007, the Kerouac Estate engaged Viking Press, the publisher of the originally released version of On the Road in 1957, to publish the original scroll version of On the Road on the 50th anniversary of the original publication.
Compare the physical alienation of Dick, Perry and the Monster in the following passages.
A comparison of the isolation of Bonnie Clutter, from Truman Capote’s "In Cold Blood", and Victor Frankenstein, from Mary Shelley’s "Frankenstein; or the modern prometheus"
Some of the worst killers and most notorious cases and trials can be found here.
This analyzes Capote’s relationship with Perry Smith. A sophisticated and compassionate argument — one that accounts for both Perry’s and Capote’s humanity.