How has Steve changed because of the trial?
During his time in jail, Steve Harmon becomes more and more accepting of the fact that he committed a crime and starts to believe that he is, in fact, a monster. Even his own lawyer—the only person throughout the trial who shows him kindness—sometimes looks at him like he’s inhuman.
Why does Steve see King in a different way now?
WHy does Steve see King in a different way now? He is able top see King’s true colors. Compare how Osvaldo acts on the streets vs. in court.
What question does Steve ask himself after his father’s visit?
What question does Steve ask himself after his father’s visit? What did I do wrong? Steve says he thinks his dad thinks the same as Miss O’Brien does about him. What do they think?
Is Steve Guilty or innocent?
During a robbery of a drug store, the owner was shot and killed, and Harmon is under suspicion. However, he is innocent because the state’s witnesses can’t be trusted, there was no proof he was there, and he never completed his supposed task. All of this proves that Steve Harmon is innocent.
Who died in monster book?
Why did Steve carry a notebook into the courtroom?
He wanted to write a story about not only his life, but his experience in the situation that he is going through. He did this so he could use the notes and put it into a movie. The story took place in both the courtroom and also in jail.
What is Miss O Brien’s response to Steve’s telling her he isn’t guilty?
What is Miss O’Brien’s response to Steve’s telling her he isn’t guilty? She tells him that he should of said he didn’t do it.
How is her testimony discredited by Briggs?
Asa Briggs attempted to discredit Lorelle Henry’s testimony by getting her to admit that she was unsure when she identified James King as the person involved in the robbery. Briggs made it seem like the police gave Henry a few photographs and encouraged her to identify James King by placing him next to five suspects.
Is the book monster a true story?
Walter Dean Myers’ Monster is not based on a specific true story. Steve Harmon’s story doesn’t appear to directly come from the real story of a Black teen who was tied to a robbery and then put on trial for murder.