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In Cold Blood in Context

Literary Contexts: American Literature

The economic prosperity that swept the United States post-World War II changed lifestyles and attitudes greatly. The tragic murder of the Clutters, the epitome of the ideal American family, showed how the American Dream could go terribly wrong. This video delves into how the notion of the American Dream influenced Truman Capote’s ‘In Cold Blood’. It provides a valuable accompaniment to students studying this film.

Rating: E
Production Year: 2020
Duration: 8 min
Series: Literary Contexts: American Literature
Printable Resources: Yes

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