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Advocate of the SilentAuthors can use various methods of narration in order to get their message across whether noticeably or not One method of unnoticeable influence is silent narration used to allow the reader to make their own judgmentsor so they think Truman Capote expertly uses this technique in the novel In Cold Bloodby giving the readers only the information he felt necessary to draw certain opinions which ended up being his own Capote effectively uses silent narration to influence his readers thoughts and feelings to agree with his own but does so in such a subtle manner that they are still able to make an independent judgment of the characters ideologies and eventsCapote adds small seemingly unimportant details that any other would have not included in order to influence others As an informative author Capote would tailor his information in ways capturing specific personality traits of the characters such as when explaining Perrys entire background story It was said that Capote researched Perry more extensively than any other of his characters and during that research rumors of a relationship arose Due to this Capote would have likely defended Perry if given the chance and is doing so through his writing Perry was made out to be such a wreck from a troubled life that one had a hard time feeling anything but sorry for him Capote wrote pitifully towards Perry and Perry alone which gave the reader a soft side towards him similar to Capotes By providing a private look at one of the murderers lives the reader saw a side that no one else saw the Perry that carried old letters and a guitar simply because it reminded him of the good old daysAs an open homosexual Capote was a huge advocate of gay relationships in a time in which they were unacceptableIn interviews Capote would describe a sexual relationship as having strain a constant struggle to be perceived as perfect by
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