Edmond Locard

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  • Theme Of Revenge In Dante's Life

    Revenge in Dante's life Revenge is a powerful thing to want. It consumes people, and can make them forget the important things going on around them. They think that they are getting justice for themselves. When really sometimes revenge is as pointless as putting out a fire with gas. A man named Edmond Dantes was wrongly imprisoned for 14 years. In those years Dantes sat in a prison called the Château d'If, he thought of many different ways to get revenge on his enemies. The men he thought he could trust were the reasoning behind him being stuck in jail. There was more than just one person who had done him wrong, and Dantes knew that he was going to get back at all of them one way or another. With his genius thinking, he got out of the prison all on his own. He wanted his revenge so badly he even came up with his own, clever, escape plan. Then, he started on his journey, traveling on a long path to earn his redemption. Dantes gets his revenge in many ways, but he was not truly satisfied until he learned that he needed to forgive to get the purest form of revenge there is. Dantes was a master of disguise. He became whoever he wanted to be, when he wanted to be them. Gerard De Villefort, was a man who…

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  • Archetype In The Count Of Monte Cristo

    In The Odyssey, Count of Monte Cristo, and Thor, all of the main characters have unique attributes or characteristics that makes the hero’s archetype. Homer’s Odysseus (The Odyssey), Alexander Dumas’s Edmond Dantes (The Count of Monte Cristo), and Kenneth Branagh’s Thor (Thor) are all main characters that have special attributes that make the hero’s archetype. Thor’s arrogance, strength, and self-sacrificing attitude make him an epic, and a romantic hero., Odysseus’s Intellect, bravery, and…

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  • The Tragic Hero Of Cyrano De Bergerac, By Edmond Rostand

    Cyrano de Bergerac, by Edmond Rostand, is the story of Cyrano de Bergerac, a tragic hero. To be considered a tragic hero, a character must have to evoke pity from the audience, have a downfall, and possess admirable traits. Cyrano accomplishes these elements, making him a tragic hero. Cyrano a Soldier, and a poet is in love with his cousin Roxane, but he is too ashamed to admit it because of his big nose. Cyrano struggles with his desire to be admirable in all things; this includes helping a…

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  • Count Of Monte Cristo Vs V For Vendetta Analysis

    Blood for Blood Retaliation While living in a corrupted world, it is hard to stay on the right side of the law. It is usually the justice system alongside the government that fails those it is supposed to protect. Living in a world where governments and society in general are corrupted, it is easy to lose sense of what is right or wrong, and sometimes it is necessary to take justice into one's own hands. Such is the case of Edmond Dantes in "The Count of Monte Cristo" and V in "V for…

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  • Mercedes Life Without Unexpected Love Quotes

    8. "Mercedes was left alone. Bathed in tears, she was seen ceaselessly wandering around the little village of the Catalans, sometimes standing motionless in the blazing heat of the southern sun, sometimes sitting on the beach listening to the eternal moaning of the sea asking herself whether it would not be better to let herself sink into the depths rather than undergo the cruel suffering of a wait without hope" (Dumas 40). The narrator is describing Mercedes life without Edmond. This quote is…

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  • Essay On Trace Evidence

    find the identity of a substance, and also reconstruction of some evidence. On some occasions they can visit a crime scene to get valuable information or retrieve the evidence themselves before being it is contaminated by the chain of custody that takes place before reaching the analyst or reaching the laboratory. Trace analyst can be called in for many reasons, during a homicide, arson, rape, and on some occasion’s burglaries. Dr. Edmond Locard (1877-1966), also known as the father of…

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  • Edmond Locard's Exchange Principle

    Before the 19th century, witness testimonies were viewed as the ‘smoking gun’ during court proceedings. In the 1930s, French criminologist and forensics pioneer Dr. Edmond Locard outlined his theory of exchange in the American Journal of Police Science (Solanki, 2013). Locard’s exchange principle was derived from the concept that if one makes contact with another person, place or thing, physical materials are inevitably exchanged. Therefore, when applied to a crime scene, a criminal cannot…

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  • How Did Alphonse Bertillon Identify Criminals Revolutionize Police Work?

    know if it was human blood, or blood from an animal. At the turn of the twentieth century, one of these goals was achieved. A tool called the spectroscope made it easier to prove if it was a blood stain, or a stain from another substance. Landsteiner soon identified three different blood types Group A, Group B, and Group C. One year later, Landsteiner’s two assistants discovered another blood type, AB. Group C was then renamed Group O. Which are the four blood types nurses, doctors, and…

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  • Ridgeology Research Paper

    pattern configuration, but does not hold sufficient detail for individualization. Level 2 detail includes formations, defined as a ridge ending, bifurcation, dot, or combinations thereof and can be used as a means of identification. Level 3 detail includes all dimensional attributes of a ridge, such as ridge path deviation, width, shape, pores, edge contour, incipient ridges, breaks, creases, scars and other permanent details. From level 3 detail both poroscopy and edgeoscopy can be derived.…

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  • Sherlock Holmes: Father Of Scientific Crime And Detection By Stanton O. Berg

    In article entitled, “Sherlock Holmes: Father of Scientific Crime and Detection” written by Stanton O. Berg, he addresses that there is more to the Holmes stories than simply providing entertainment. “I feel a strong case can be made that the famous sleuth had a decided stimulating influence on the development of modem scientific crime detection” (Berg 446). Sherlock Holmes as the inspiration for crime detection was a theory that he was interested in researching. When he compared the crime…

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