4 Men Must Pay For Evil They DoDocument Transcript
ELA 10B Equality Mr. Germann
Men Must Pay for Evil They Do
By Tom Barrett
1. What can you tell about Tom Barrett’s views on capital
punishment just from the title of his article?
Post-reading / Responding
1. List the main points Barrett presents in favour of reinstituting capital
2. Why do you suppose Barrett chose Olson, Tame and Manson as his
examples, rather than three unknown criminals whose trials for
murder received little media attention?
3. According to Barrett, what do most Canadians believe about capital
punishment? Do you think Barrett is right? Comment.
4. Quote one sentence in which Barrett uses highly emotional words.
1. Which argument do you think is more convincing – the one
presented by Tom Barrett or the one presented by Roy Cook?