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Is the description of places and things and culture that surround characters and that...
Topic: In Cold BloodIs the description of places and things and culture that surround characters and that characters are involved in considered to be examples of the use of status details? In Cold Blood by Truman capote is a novel known to be written in the style of new journalism. A characteristic of new journalism is status details. My question: do status details pertain only to characters and their mannerisms, clothing, habits, etc. or can you say that the author uses status details to describe places and things and customs that the character is involved in? Are those things still considered status details? For example, in the beginning pages of the novel Capote describes mr.Clutter's house with details of its origin and the style of the home.
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Posted by jennyrocks on January 3, 2012 at 5:11 AM (Answer #1)
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