4 Men Must Pay For Evil They Do

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4 Men Must Pay For Evil They Do

  1. 1. ELA 10B Equality Mr. Germann Men Must Pay for Evil They Do By Tom Barrett Pre-reading 1. What can you tell about Tom Barrett’s views on capital punishment just from the title of his article? Reading Read silently Post-reading / Responding 1. List the main points Barrett presents in favour of reinstituting capital punishment. 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. Response Journal 1. Which argument do you think is more convincing – the one presented by Tom Barrett or the one presented by Roy Cook? Why?

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