Analysis Of In Cold Blood

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In the memoir, In Cold Blood, the author isn’t necessarily trying to elicit a certain response from the reader, just trying to send a message or tell a story. If there were to be a certain response to the memoir it would be sympathy for both the Clutter family, the victims, and Dick and Perry, the murderers.
This memoir is set in a time where being gay wasn’t okay and you were put on what is basically a watch list if you were to be classified as homosexual. I believe that both Perry and Dick were homosexual but didn’t want to admit it so they tried to hide it. With Dick raping or thinking about raping little/younger girls and with Perry always trying to prove himself to Dick and those around him. By hiding who they are, may have led them
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