How does Capote subvert the state laws about the psychiatric evaluation?
He offers the psychiatrist who evaluated Dick and Perry a space to give a lengthy discourse on their levels of sanity and their disordered personalities, a luxury the state law didn't allow. This allows Capote's account to be more nuanced and more complex than the official reports or testimony.
How do the autobiographical statements written by Dick and Perry affect your feelings about them? How does the psychiatric evaluation affect your feelings about them?
This harkens back to a thought question from the previous day. Given both men's family lives, and both men's...
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