In In Cold Blood, how does Capote show bias towards Perry Smith? Any quotes would be helpful.

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As Truman Capote spent time with the two murderers, Perry Smith and Richard Hickock, he developed relationships with the men, which enabled him to gain insights into their motives for killing the Clutter family. Capote recognized moments of genuine empathy that he felt for the killers, which both made him deeply uneasy and convinced him that the story was worth telling. Notwithstanding the fact that Smith had admitted to the killings, Capote began to see him as an impressionable, sensitive man who had been “carried along,” as Smith himself phrased it, by Hickock—a man with a domineering personality. This attitude may have been swayed by his learning that Smith had prevented Hickock from raping Nancy Clutter.

Critics have often commented on the importance of the father in both Capote’s and Smith’s lives. Some have claimed that Capote deliberately over-interpreted the influence of Smith’s attitude toward his "lost father" in shaping his character, citing Capote’s ambivalence...

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