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In Cold Blood: Overview

VCE Literature Units 1&2

Source: Telegraph Media Group Limited (2019).

Level 1"Choosing to write a true account of an actual murder case--was altogether literary. The decision was based on a theory I've harbored since I first began to write professionally.... It seemed to me that journalism, reportage, could be forced to yield a serious new art form: the 'nonfiction novel'." (Plimpton, 1966, January 16)

Turman Capote being interviewed by George Plimpton in the New York Times in 1966.

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Brief, basic information laid out in an easy-to-read format. May use informal language. (Includes most news articles)

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Provides additional background information and further reading. Introduces some subject-specific language.

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Lengthy, detailed information. Frequently uses technical/subject-specific language. (Includes most analytical articles)

In Cold Blood | Overview Keywords

Level 1Keywords
Click on the terms to access a simple definition from Lexico, the online Oxford Dictionary.

Brooding, FictionLarceny, New journalismNonfictionQuerulous, Severance, Substantiate.

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In Cold Blood | Overview: Study Guides

Level 1 resourceTo view the eBooks off campus follow the link. If prompted, sign in with your School mConnect user name and password.

Level 1 resourceTo view the eBooks off campus follow the link. If prompted, sign in with your School mConnect user name and password.

Level 1 resourceTo view the eBooks off campus follow the link. If prompted, sign in with your School mConnect user name and password.

In Cold Blood Overview | Articles

Level 2 resourceArticles

In Cold Blood | Overview: Books

Level 1 resourceTo view the eBooks off campus follow the link. If prompted, sign in with your School mConnect user name and password.

Level 2 resource

In Cold Blood | Overview: Audiobooks

Level 1Audio booksDon't forget to use your OverDrive Sora app to download and listen to these audiobooks offline. See the Kerferd Library Sora help page for details. These Sora audio books can be reserved by teachers for book assignments.

In Cold Blood | Overview: Videos

Level 1 resourceFilm and videoUsing YouTube on campus help and instructionsTo view this video on campus remember to first login to your school Google account using your mConnect username and password. Click here for more help on using YouTube on campus.

Source

When using this video don't forget to cite and reference your sources. For more information and help see the Kerferd Library referencing guide and / or CiteMaker.
In text reference / citation: Historic Films Stock Footage Archive (2018) or (Historic Films Stock Footage Archive, 2018)
Bibliography / Reference list: Historic Films Stock Footage Archive, (2018). Truman Capote discusses writing 'In cold Blood' 1968 Interview [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/TiSiNgaQBYE

In Cold Blood | Overview: Curriculum alignment

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