a story that shaked people. truman capote the author

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A story that shaked people Slide 2 Truman Capote The author Slide 3 - Literary clasics - Truman Capote (September 30, 1924 August 25, 1984) - Discovered his talent at the age of 11 - Famous In Cold Blood (1966) Slide 4 -A conversation is a dialogue, not a monologue. That's why there are so few good conversations: due to scarcity, two intelligent talkers seldom meet. -No one will ever know what 'In Cold Blood' took out of me. It scraped me right down to the marrow of my bones. It nearly killed me. I think, in a way, it did kill me. Quotes Slide 5 Writing has laws of perspective, of light and shade just as painting does, or music. If you are born knowing them, fine. If not, learn them. Then rearrange the rules to suit yourself. Love, having no geography, knows no boundaries. Slide 6 The characters The Clutters: -Herbert -Bonnie -Nancy -Kenyon Slide 7 The Killers: -Perry Edward Smith -Richard Eugene Hickock Slide 8 The Police -Alvin Dewey -Harold Nye Slide 9 The Plot Slide 10 Slide 11 The relationship between the writer and one of the characters Slide 12 About the style Slide 13 Themes -Epic Storytelling -Loss of Innocence -Family -Self-image - Mental illness Slide 14 The End