Hercule Poirot

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  • Agatha Christie Influence

    Many of her works have been reproduced into television shows and movies. Her works that have been made into that have been made into television shows include Poirot, And Then There Were None, and Partners in Crime. Her works that have been made into movies include Murder on the Orient Express, Death on the Nile, Crooked House, Murder, She Said, The Alphabet Murders, and The Witness for Protection. even influenced…

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  • Isolation In Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None

    plays, six romance novels (under the pseudo name Mary Westmacott), two books of poetry, one children’s book, and two autobiographies, in addition to over 100 short stories. She averaged two books per year for most of her life (Agatha’s Life Hercule Poirot Poirot.us). Her mystery novels are what made her famous. Their themes range from deceit to greed to isolation. Isolation is the most significant theme in Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None. The setting plays the most important…

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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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  • Agatha Christie Research Paper

    The Mystery that is Agatha Christie Agatha Christie, almost as popular as Shakespeare, was a brilliant writer. She uses her life and experiences to make brilliant novels, loved worldwide. The novel, Death on the Nile, written by famous mystery writer Agatha Christie, is directly influenced by the events that took place in her life. September 15, 1890, the queen of crime, Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller was born (“Death”). Agatha’s childhood was happily spent in Torquay, England. She lived with her…

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  • Dupin And Holmes: A Comparative Analysis

    Our first assigned reading was Poe’s detective story, The Murders in Rue Morgue. In the story, the unconventional detective Dupin and the unnamed narrator solve the murder with the assistance of the police, their own private investigating, and Dupin’s intellect. When we watched The Study in Pink, similarities could be drawn between Poe’s detective, Dupin, and Doyle’s detective, Sherlock Holmes. For example, Sherlock is an unconventional detective. He also does his own private investigating and…

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  • The Mysterious Poe: Modern Day Detective Story

    Vivica Williams Guidorizzi 7 The Mysterious Poe “Poe’s stories are wonderful, and they still stand up, they’re as readable as they were when I first encountered them in my teens” (King 1). Edgar Allan Poe, a life-long writer, wrote 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…

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  • And Then There Were None Analysis

    In this story Christie focuses on the murder of a rich heiress and introduced one of her most famous characters, Detective Hercule Poirot. (“Christie, Agatha” 176; Curran). And Then There Were None is a fictional book about an insane egomaniac killer who lures a group of people to Soldier Island and traps them there, killing each one for their specific crimes they committed. When…

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  • How Did Edgar Allan Poe Influence Literature

    Ever wondered who was the inspiration for the great Stephen King? By looking at Edgar Allan Poe’s style of writing, the makeup of detective fiction, and Poe’s influence on literature, it is clear that Stephen King’s inspiration most likely came from Edgar Allan Poe. Edgar Allan Poe was the creator of American detective fiction. Edgar Allan Poe used a unique style of writing. Poe experimented with different genres and styles; he used the gothic tale, science fiction, and satire as well as other…

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  • Aldous Huxley's Fascist Tender Is The Night

    The literary giants of the era included F. Scott Fitzgerald, JRR Tolkien, John Steinbeck, and Margaret Mitchell. John Steinbeck was the champion of Depression-era literature. His masterpieces include The Grapes of Wrath and Of Mice and Men. His books tend to be about the poor, working class, an obvious reflection of the financial turmoil in the United States of the time. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1962. His emotional style was popular with his readers and it allowed him to…

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  • Inspector Ghote Goes By Train: The Golden Age Of Detective Fiction

    Detective fiction is a sub genre of crime fiction and mystery fiction in which an investigator a detective—either professional, amateur or retired —investigates a crime, often a murder.In ancient literature some scholars have suggested that certain ancient and religious texts have similarities which what would later be called detective fiction. In the Old Testament story of Susanna and the Elders (the Protestant Bible locates this story within the apocrypha), the account told by two witnesses…

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