Analysis of Paradise Lost - The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills

Analysis of Paradise Lost - The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills

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ENGL 102 Dr. Leslie Frost Wrongly Convicted An Analysis of Paradise Lost: the Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills In 1993, the shocking case of the child murders in West Memphis, Arkansas, shook the very core of the small southern town. There was building pressure on authorities to arrest the villain, and three teenage boys were apprehended. They were Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin, and Jessie Misskelley: three teenage misfits that wore black clothes, grew their hair long, and listened to Metallica. From the beginning, they had no fighting chance because it seemed like the whole town had already decided their guilt. In their chilling documentary Paradise Lost: the Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills , Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky engage the viewers in an unbiased view of the case. The evidence against the boys seems to be weak and questionable, and by the end of the film, the viewer inevitably confronts the possibility that the three accused teenagers are innocent. The main convicting evidence used by the prosecutors was the confession by Jessie
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