A New Kind Of Dreaming Essay
Abuses of power and authority
Grabs Jamie around the throat and threatens him.
Breaks windows and later sets the school on fire
Blames Jamie and tries to turn the town against him
Locks Jamie in the police Wagon – Jamie nearly dies
Behaves as if he is above the law – he is judge and jury
Kidnaps Jamie and leaves him bound to a pole in a remote shack to die
Covers up the the death of the refugee man on the boat
Kidnaps the refugee girl and kills her to cover his earlier crime
Kills Mc Pherson
Kills the troubled boy and blackmails Lorraine about her relationship
At the end of the story Butcher sets fire to the boat where Jamie is hiding.
Why do you think Butcher got away with so much for so …show more content…
Restate the topic with some explanation about your point of view about the topic.
A NOKD explores the theme of the consequences of the abuse of power by a powerful police sergeant in the small isolated coastal community of Port Barren.
The author, Anthony Eaton challenges us to consider how people should behave when they know crimes have been committed.