In Cold Blood

How does Capote create sympathy for the Clutter family?

Like any good book or movie, the more sympathetic the characters, the more deeply the reader or viewer will connect and care.

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We are shown large (four children) hard working, honest farm family. THey made their money through hard work and built up a successful far. This is what America loves. Honesty, love, hard work and a farm is as close to the American definition of prefect that you can get. I think that is where the sympathy comes for this family when things go so wrong.