a kind of murder

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A Kind of Murder In the story, “A Kind of Murder” By Hugh Pentecost as a young boy living in a military school comes face to face with a situation involving self sacrifice but ending in shame. The true murder that he commits is the result of the conflict he has within himself blinding his true intentions. What first led up to this murder is the childish antics of the military children excluding Pentecost. The new Teacher Mr. Warren replacing the deceased Mr. Etsweiler is apparently deaf and faces the cruel treatments of the students as a test of his endurance, but Pentecost Continue...


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He struggles with the right thing to do was over and now he faces the shame of his choice. The effect to this is the betrayal of Mr. He shows courage and compassion being unable to bear the injustice. Warren turns to Pentecost once again for help but receives a cold shoulder. Pentecost refuses to help because he knew he would ruin himself and there wasn't much of a chance for Mr. Warren knew he lost and Pentecost knew he let Mr. The effect of his courageous act leads Pentecost through deep resentment by his fellow classmates causing him to bottle this courage up and in turn murder Mr. Pentecost unwilling to see the mistreatments of a gentle man puts his reputation on the like. Warren at his most time of need and against Pentecost's better judgment, he had essentially killed him. He knew that by this selfish act that he has killed Mr.

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