A Lesson Before Dying Critical Analysis

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In every movie and novel there is always a theme in the end to teach each everyone of us a valuable lessons. Without these available lessons we are enabled to compare and contrast them. John Sununu said, “Perspective gives us the ability to accurately contrast the large with the small, and the important with the less important. Without it we are lost in a world where all ideas, news, and information look the same. We cannot differentiate, we cannot prioritize, and we cannot make good choices.” With this in mind if we do not separate ourselves from others we will become the characters mentioned in these two tragic stories After reviewing both the novel “A Lesson before” and the documentary “Making a Murderer” they both had different genre’s but the plots were similar. The “Lesson Before Dying” is a fictional genre about a African American man named, Jefferson, is discriminated of murder his brothers and a bartender in bayonne, Mississippi. In the other case in the documentary “Making a Murderer” is about an ex convict named, Steven Avery, was also convicted of murder by the Wisconsin P.D. Furthermore, the “A Lesson Before Dying” novel and “Making a Murderer” Documentary seemed have common plots, even though they also have different details. …show more content…
Furthermore, in each of the plots lecture of two individuals named Jefferson and Steven Avery convicted of brutal murders that they did not even committed. Also, when each of these suspects were accused by police officers they were being discriminated based off their reputation or race. The most crucial factor of Jefferson and Steven being convicted of murder is based off their psychological behaviors. Unfortunately, these comparable stories ended each character by sentencing both to life in prison. Overall, these similarities tore each character apart despite their