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    Detective Genre Doloney

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    Moving on to the appearance of detective genre on the screen, Maloney claims that filming in the early 1900s was rather basic, as of being almost dependent on images and visual elements. The actors had to rely on their costumes, facial expressions and the set to be able to get the message across to the audience. After 1903 and 1906 the film industry flourished, describes Maloney, and new techniques and equipment such as the mobile camera, the close-up and the editing of the films was introduced. Still exaggerated facial expressions, emotions and actions were required in order to create a melodramatic effect. He states that western and slapstick comedy dominated the arena of film, since the complicated logical deductions of the detectives were…

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    Detective Traits

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    Detective Traits First off, my detective will be a boy around the age in the teen years. He will be in high school and he will have a friend that helps him solve the crime and it will be his closest friend. The main protagonist name is Nicolas, his sidekick's name is Henry. Nicolas will have tan skin, will have straight plus waivy hair,he will be tall, skinny, and a foot size of 10 for shoes. His partner on the other hand is mediocre tall, has orange wavy hair, skinny, freckles, and is a foot…

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    To date in 2015, second shift Homicide Detectives responded to and actually investigated 140 cases, which included (18- Current Solved rate 44%) of the 61 Homicides so far in 2015, (11) Felony Assaults, (70) Suspicious Deaths and (33) Suicides and (8) Miscellaneous cases. In 2014, second shift Homicide Detectives responded to and actually investigated 173 cases, which included (35 Current Solved rate 66%) of the 91 Homicides in 2014, (9) Felony Assaults, (80) Suspicious Deaths and (40) Suicides…

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    Women In Detective Fiction

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    Just like the world we live in today, detective fiction is a male dominated genre. Detectives are usually white males who solve dangerous crimes such as murder. If women are involved, they are usually characterized as damsels in distress or femme fatales. It is a man’s world; therefore, it is the sole responsibility of men to be the protectors. For centuries, we have lived in a patriarchal society and this mindset has influenced this genre significantly. Men are deemed better detectives because…

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    I. Gender Roles The comic Stumptown by Greg Rucka and Matthew Southworth and the audio podcast Nick Carter: Master Detective starring Lon Clack portray the different roles of gender in detective fiction. Nick Carter was on the radio from 1943 to 1955, and represents more traditional roles of gender. Although the character Nick Carter was chronicled in books and a movie, the most well- known installment of his story was the radio show. Over the many episodes, the radio show followed detective…

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    Joe Golem Occult Detective is a standalone novel by Christopher Golden and Mike Mignola. The first novel in the occult detective series of novels Joe Golem: Occult Detective otherwise known as Rat Catcher was first published 2015. The series of comic books is an adaptation of the story of Joe Golem from the novel Joe Golem and the Drowning City. Dave Palumbo the Spectrum award-winning painter did the covers while the graphics are by Patric Reynolds. The new series is set in a period before the…

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    Since the age of Sherlock Holmes, detective fiction has been admired by millions. For over a century scholars and the general public alike have been debating on what makes detective fiction so popular. There is no one “correct” explanation pertaining to why it is so widespread. For example, there are literary, historical, psychological, and religious reasons explaining the genre’s popularity. One of the more interesting aspects of detective fiction is its affiliation with Greek tragedies. As…

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    1. Introduction This paper is about the detective fiction in Poe and Doyle, comparing the most important and well-known characters Dupin and Holmes. In order to do this, the paper will be divided in four parts: the detective fiction in both authors, the analysis of Dupin and the analysis of Holmes. In order to understand this work, it will be observed first what detective fiction is. Detective fiction is a genre in which an investigator or a detective, professional or not, investigates a crime,…

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    Roberto Bolaño adopted a very unique writing style in his novel Savage Detectives. The book starts with a dark quote setting the tone for the book. “Do you want Mexico to be saved? Do you want Christ to be our King?” “No” - Malcolm Lowry. From this we can almost predict a dark cynical and corrupting book. I was pleasantly surprised. Enlaced with those aspects you could find humor. The book is divided in three parts: Mexicans Lost in Mexico, The Savage Detectives and The Deserts of Sonora. In the…

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    comedies, fiction, and even created the first detective story. He is well known for his work because of the bizarre and gruesome imagination and details in his works. Poe is also known as the creator of symbolism and surrealism, as well as being influential around the world. Edgar Allan Poe is the one of the most influential writers who created the modern day detective stories. The works of Poe led to the creation of today’s well known detective entertainment. Poe was a great inventor in the…

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