Name: __Paul Benario_________Sociology 100-01March 3, 2008… and the Poor Get Prison Writing AssignmentIf possible, please type. What does the author mean when he suggests that the “state of evil” is “reflected in a carnival mirror?”__When the author said “It is the face of evil reflected in a carnival mirror, but it is no laughing matter” what hereally was saying is that the U.S. justice system is distorted and flawed and its not something funny. Theperception of our society doesn’t change, however it is saying that it is distorted like looking through a carnivalmirror.______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Why do you think people from the lower classes are more likely than those from the middle and upper classes to “come to the attention of the police?”__I think those from the lower classes are more likely to come to the attention of the police because of biasesfrom society and stereotypes put on those people. For example in bad areas and low income areas police assumethere will be more law breaking and problems there. It goes back to the idea of if their friends or parents havedone it, they can do it, because they don’t know any better.
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English-language films, American films, Wealth condensation, The rich get richer and the poor get poorer