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  • Reflective Essay: The Case Of Detective Sedgely

    Detective Sedgely had just two frustrating clues in this major case – A red leather glove and a locker combination and the number of the locker written on a yellow paper. One of the clues (the glove) was useless, so we went to the locker it was neat and organized. However, that changed, we flipped the locker upside down all the books on the floor, paper that had good grades on them went with it. Little posters on a weird looking person whom looked famous was singing and dancing on the stage.…

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  • Comparing Foucault's Discipline And Punish

    According to Michel Foucault in his book Discipline and Punish, the Panopticon is a prison designed to establish power and control of one individual over the prisoners through observation. This observation is achieved through the prison’s annular structure, with the prisoners in confined cells facing the center, and the supervisor in a central tower (Foucault 200). The ring-like structure and the central tower allow the supervisor to see all inmates while simultaneously prohibiting them from…

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  • Sherlock Holmes Influence

    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is one of the pioneers of the English detective fiction and he created a new trend in detective fiction through his Sherlock Holmes stories. He is the inspirational force behind many modern sleuths, who still show the traces of Sherlock Holmes, the first scientific detective of the world. Many writers of the later centuries were greatly influenced by Doyle. Isaac Asimov, the popular American mastermind, is one of those writers, who were attracted by Doyle. Though he once…

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  • Who Is The White Knight In The Maltese Falcon

    Falcon by John Huston are iconic in the detective genre for reinventing what it really means to be a detective in the world of literature. Their main characters are a far cry from the Sherlock Holmes and the Philo Vance type of private eye who never make any mistakes and always get the better of the villain. Instead, their detectives are gritty, hardened, and deeply flawed. However, one detective is more honourable and moral than the other. Chandler’s detective, Philip Marlowe, has been…

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  • The Importance Of Sherlock Holmes

    movies and books. In particular Nancy Drew appeared in the 2007 movie Nancy Drew, and Sherlock Holmes appeared in the book The Hound of the Baskervilles.Although Nancy Drew has modern technology equipment to help her, Sherlock Holmes is a better detective because his powers of deduction, instinctual actions, and reliance on a sidekick help him be more efficient. Watson, Sherlock Holmes’ partner, is his long time friend throughout the Sherlock Holmes series. Having a strong bond with your…

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  • Who Killed Clark Remington Analysis

    Who Killed Clark Remington begins at the crime scene of a brutal murder. The authorities have already arrived on site and the CSI technicians are examining the body. Then two detectives arrive: The first friendly and open (Parks), the other brooding and standoffish (Johnson). Johnson is extremely smart and, like Sherlock Holmes, possesses the ability to deduce and reason out the possible causes and outcomes of nearly any crime. The film takes place primarily within Johnson’s mind, through…

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  • Pinkerton Detective Agency In The Civil War

    motto of Allan Pinkerton’s detective agency. Pinkerton led these spies in the South where they “Didn’t sleep”, discovering more and more tactical information on the South’s plans to win the Civil War. In the USA a great war would soon begin a war that would separate the young nation, and would create the North and the South (Confederacy). The war would begin on April 12, 1861, and the main reason for this war was slavery. Spies such as Allan Pinkerton and the “Detective Agency” in the North,…

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  • Caprice De Luca Mystery Analysis

    The Caprice de Luca Mystery are a series of mystery romance novels by USA Today bestselling author Karen Rose Smith one of the most prolific authors in the romance, mystery and women’s fiction. The first novel in the Caprice de Luca Mystery series was Staged to Death that was first published in 2013 to widespread popularity and critical acclaim. After the commercial success of the first novel in the series, Rose Smith went on to publish several more titles in the series, which is still ongoing.…

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  • Characteristics Of Characters In 'The Hound Of The Baskerville'

    1. author, title, year and topic "The Hound of the Baskerville" was first published in 1901 in England. The novel is a detective story, with the main protagonists Sherlock Holmes and John Watson. It was written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who was a famous writer in the 20th Century. Doyle is commonly known for the characters he created. The names Sherlock Holmes and John Watson are known all around the world. At one point in his carrier Doyle was weary of his own character. He then wrote the…

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  • Rosebud Genre Analysis

    stories are commonly known for the retrograde type of story telling and logical deduction used by the main character to solve the crime at hand. The entire genre is always centered around an individual trying to solve an issue, usually a crime, in a detective like manner. Mystery stories can suck the viewer in as they try to solve the mystery in the same way that the main character is approaching the problem at hand. Due to the ease of adapting the criteria for a mystery story into most…

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