Despite their differences, Perry’s upbringing and Dick’s genetic disposition allow both men to share a disregard for life, which becomes apparent on the night they gruesomely burglarized and murdered four innocent members of the Clutter family.
Unable to conform to society’s norms, Richard Eugene Hickcok is raised by his parents who are modest farmers.
Researchers at the University of Exeter and the University of Hamburg investigated how personality is transferred between generations.
They found that foster parents have a greater influence on the personalities of fostered offspring than the genes inherited from birth parents.
Capote voices that Smith prevents the rape of Nancy Clutter on Moral grounds.
Capote shows this again in the scene in which Hickock has a prosttsuite in the room during their time in Mexico.
Personality is not inherited from birth parents says new research on zebra finches.
External factors are likely to play a bigger part in developing the personality of an individual than the genes it inherits from its parents, suggests the study.
In spite of his family’s hardship Dick’s childhood is pretty typical, he is popular throughout high school, plays sports, and he dreams of going to college.
Due to his family’s lack of resources, Dick is unable to fulfill his dream of attending college.