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  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Adventure Of The Final Problem

    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle writes a distinct but captivating tale of wit and cunning through his short story “The Adventure of the Final Problem.” The last escapade of the renowned detective is filled with suspense and drama as the contest between Sherlock Holmes and Professor Moriarty ends with the demise of both the champion of the law and the most dangerous criminal of their generation. Within this adventure, Doyle not only manages to provide a unique perspective by telling the story through the…

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  • KEY News By Jane Clark Summary

    KEY News is a series of thrillers written by one of the best media thriller writers, Mary Jane Clark. The novels feature several characters that work in the KEY News news agency in New York City. The first novel in the series was the 1998 published Do You Want to Know a Secret? The series of novels are best classified as suspense thrillers. KEY News is one of the premier news stations in New York City that is inspired by Jane Clark’s time working with CBS before she became an author. The…

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  • Comparing Characters In Sherlock Holmes And A Scandal In Bohemia

    where the lead detectives must procure a lost or stolen item. Although both authors use almost congruent plots, characters and situations to expose readers to great tales of ratiocination, the contrast in the characters’ behavior, the fluctuation in plots and the slight difference in situations lead to Doyle’s A Scandal in Bohemia to be a more thought provoking and cultural questioning tale. In both Poe’s and Doyle’s works the lead detectives share similar personalities. Both detectives,…

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  • Diary Writing Process Essay

    I use two genres of text for my RIP project, which is plot related. It seems that my diary doesn’t have the audience, but my letter does have, but rhetor of both of the genres is the detective. One new concept to noir is that in the diary the detective doesn’t worry about other people would see his diary so that he could write anything in it, even talks bad about his client, Mrs. Chanler. However, in the letter, he uses polite, formal and official tone to tell his client what he was explored,…

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  • Analysis Of Kurt Wallander: One Step Behind The Seventh Novel

    Swedish crime author Henning Georg Mankell. Mankell published the first novel in the series Faceless Killers in 1991 before he went on to publish nine more titles culminating in the 2010 published The Troubled Man. Kurt Wallander is a small town detective working in the coastal town of Ystad in Sweden. He is a very dedicated cop who has a knack for getting the smallest but most important of details from any crime scene. His peculiar gift typically leads him into the making of unconscious…

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  • Essay On The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Nighttime

    Night-time written By Mark Haddon is a mystery because of the hero in the story Christopher, the Villain in the story the father, and a red herrings throughout the book. In the book The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Christopher is a detective in the book and also enjoys a good mystery. Christopher has a mental illness and does not have many friends, Towards the beginning of the book, Christopher is solving the murder of Wellington. At the end of the book, Christopher is figuring…

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  • Contexts In 'The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes And Rear Window'

    Traditional crime stories have changed over time due to the values and changing contexts within different societies. The film ‘Rear Window’ composed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1954, America and the short detective story ‘A Scandal in Bohemia’ in the novel ‘The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes’ written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1891, England illustrate how the values and changing contexts within a society contributes to the changing conventions of the genre of crime. Crime texts are valued and…

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  • Sherlock Holmes In Arthur Conan Doyle's The Sing Of Four

    Sherlock Holmes is a detective hero of all times, a fictional character who is more famous than his creator Arthur Conan Doyle. The Scottish author Doyle wrote one of his well-known novel “The Sing of Four starring” the unique and detailed character Sherlock Holmes. Although Doyle has never been a colonist nor his character Holmes, the novel presents the idea of the British empire and its power along with the danger of colonized India and its people through Victorian perspective. I shall start…

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  • Challenges In The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Nighttime By Mark Haddon

    his neighborhood in an attempt to gather information and evidence as to who killed his neighbor’s dog. Detective work becomes a big step for Christopher, as he does not enjoy talking to strangers. He admits “it takes me a long time to get used to people I do not know. I just watch them until they are safe. (...) so talking to the people on our street was brave. But if you are going to do detective work you have to be brave, so I had no choice” (Haddon 67). Thus, Christopher’s internal drive to…

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  • Oedipus Rex Hero

    In a land where myths and legends abound, there is a blind man who sees everything and the one who sees is blinded, he cannot see the truth that lies in his reflection. Sophocles writes a great detective story in Oedipus Rex. Oedipus is a hero that turns to be a detective king, which turns into a tragic hero through hamartia. “Although hamartia is often translated as ‘tragic flaw,’ there is a debate among scholars as to the nature and scale of the error that causes a tragic hero’s downfall.…

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