Ownclasses
Thinking about the Text
“They can’t hang me twice.”
(i) Who says this?
(ii) Why does the speaker say it?

Answer
(i) The intruder said the given line.
(ii) The intruder had been telling Gerrard that he had murdered one man, and that he would not shy away from murdering him too. This is because the police could not hang him twice for two murders.