An Invitation To A Murder Analysis

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“An Invitation to a Murder” and “The Dying Detective” Compare and Contrast “An Invitation to a Murder” written by Josh Pachter, along with “The Dying Detective” written by Arthur Conan Doyle share both comparisons and alterations. The two stories were mysteries that were both foul-play. The stories similarly involved premeditated circumstances. Finally, both had evidence that epitomized situational irony. When contrasting, “An Invitation to a Murder” was a locked-room mystery, having an impossible crime committed. “An Invitation to a Murder” conversely had a cynical tone. Lastly, “An Invitation to a Murder had a content mood in the beginning of the story. Comparatively, “The Dying Detective” had a serious tone. The mood in the beginning of “The Dying Detective” was …show more content…
The similarities in “An Invitation to a Murder” and “The Dying Detective” are that both were foul-play mysteries, had premeditated situations, and had evidence based on situational irony. The two stories involved foul-play since both stories had criminal activity. “An Invitation to a Murder” was foul-play as a murder had taken place. Eleanor Abbott was the reason of her husband’s death. When she did not give him the medicine that was needed, which was completed purposefully, the demise of her husband occurred. A crime, murder, had taken place in “An Invitation to a Murder” which showed evidence to foul play. Parallel, “The Dying Detective” was a foul-play mystery as well since a criminal act had befallen. The crime was the murder of Victor Savage. Victor Savage’s death had happened since his cousin, Mr. Culverton Smith, had Savage prick his finger on poison. This was an example of foul-play since a crime was committed involving homicide. A coinciding point was that both stories involved an illegal act of murder, which resulted in the stories being examples of foul-play mysteries. Another similarity was that both stories, “An Invitation to a Murder” and “The

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