How Is Mystery And Suspense Cr
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How is mystery and suspense created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in the short stories ‘The Engineers Thumb’, ‘The Beryl Coronet’ and ‘Charles Augustus Milverton’ In this essay, I will compare and analyse how Sir Arthur Conan Doyle creates mystery and suspense in three short stories. In retrospect, mystery and suspense go together. If one […]

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The Purloined Letter by Edgar Allan Poe: A critical analysis
1184 words 3 pages

Edgar Allan Poe is a master of the short story form. All the skill and craft required of a short story are evident in The Purloined Letter. This short detective fiction is about displaying the cleverness of the investigator (Auguste Dupin) in solving a case. As is the norm in this genre of fiction, “the […]

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Comparative Analysis of A Study in Scarletand The Mysterious Affair at Styles
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Detective fiction is a sub-genre of mystery and crime fiction, in which a professional or amateur detective investigates a crime. This comparative analysis is dedicated to the comparison of two detective novels, namely A Study in Scarlet written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie. Both of these […]

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Chemistry lab paper sherlock holmes experiment
764 words 2 pages

Our objective for the Sherlock Holmes Experiment was to illustrate that some chemicals can be identified or differentiated by simple chemical tests, such as solubility, pH, or color tests. In our group we had to test come common powders such as Alkali-Seltzer, baking soda, flour, Vitamin C (ascorbic acid), and salt. Other chemicals that were […]

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Comparing and contrasting features of 5 short stories
3617 words 7 pages

The stories that are going to be compared are; The Monkey’s Paw – W. W. Jacobs, The Signalman – Charles Dickens, The Red Room – H. G. Wells, The Murders in the Rue Morgue – Sir Thomas Browne and The Speckled Band: Sherlock Holmes Stories – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. These are all short stories […]

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The Murders in the Rue Morgue – a Story with Many Firsts
1508 words 3 pages

“The Murders in the Rue Morgue” is unimpeachably the first detective fiction narrative. This without a uncertainty makes Edgar Allan Poe the male parent of detective offense. Poe was gifted at composing the genre of horror. possibly because as some say. his life had been “marred by calamity from an early age” ( on-line literature […]

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Compare And Contrast The Presentation Of The Supernatural
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In this essay I am going to compare and contrast the presentation of the super natural in the 19th centaury short stories witch are ‘napoleon and the spectre’ by charlotte Bronte, ‘an arrest’ by Ambrose Bierce & ‘the adventure of the speckled band’ by author Conan Doyle all of these were written in the 19th […]

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Compare The Whole Towns Sleeping with A Terribly Strange Bed
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Murder mystery stories have been very popular for many years, some of the most popular being the Sherlock Holmes stories. Murder mystery novels rely on suspense and tension to entertain the reader. These genres of novels aren’t just designed to entertain the reader, they are also designed to challenge the readers’ imagination. “The Whole Towns […]

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The Adventure of The Speckled Band and Lamb to the Slaughter Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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In this essay I am going to compare the two crime and detection stories ‘The Adventure of The Speckled Band’ and ‘Lamb to the Slaughter’ Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote ‘The Speckled Band’ in 1892. It was widely admired as one of the best written and most exciting Sherlock Holmes stories. ‘The Speckled Band’ is […]

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Compare and Contrast Lamb To the Slaughter with The Speckled Band
3796 words 8 pages

The popular and highly successful author Roald Dahl wrote the story “Lamb to the Slaughter”. The story was first published in 1954. The author Roald Dahl is a famous author and he is most famous for writing stories such as “James and the giant peach” and “The Twits” but as not a lot of people […]

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The Speckled Bank vs The Lamb to the Slaughter
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The Speckled Bank is a nineteenth Century short story written by the late Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. This story is one of many written portraying the mysteries of the famous Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Dr Watson.”You had a good drive in a dog cart” – The use of dog cards (two wheeled carriage) as […]

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Both Band Shares Some Of The Characteristics
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After reading both “Lamb to the slaughter” and “The Speckled Band” I intend to analyse the stories in detail showing their similarities, differences and success in fulfilling my expectations of a murder mystery story, taking into consideration that the two stories were written at very different periods in history. In order to do this I […]

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Comparing the Build up of Suspense in Lamb to the Slaughter and The Speckled Band
2356 words 5 pages

“Lamb to the Slaughter”, written by Roald Dahl in the mid 20th century and “The Speckled Band”, written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in the late 19th century, both use techniques to build up suspense found common among crime stories. However, whereas “The Speckled Band” has all of the elements of a classic crime story, […]

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Lamb to the Slaughter by Roald Dahl and The Speckled Band by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
1128 words 3 pages

There are several primary ingredients that should be present in a good murder mystery. These are a death, a motive, an alibi and a suspect.The main component is suspense, this is very important because the whole idea of a murder mystery is that the reader doesn’t know an extremely important detail. For example, in “The […]

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Detective Fiction: a comparison of The Speckled Band and Lamb to the Slaughter
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Crime detective stories are very popular. Mid nineteenth century the morbid fascination crime began when Arthur Conan Doyle created Sherlock Holmes the master of detection. Since then Sherlock Holmes has been the basis of all other detectives. Stories have been based on the plot as well, because crime stroies from the nineteenth century have the […]

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Comparison of Lamb to the Slaughter and The Adventure of the Speckled Band detective stories
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A detective, a crime, a victim, a culprit/criminal, a suspect, a witness, mystery, suspense, clues, evidence, interviews, alibis and a twist. These are all the things good detective story will include. To compare two detective stories and see how they differ, you need to know that that they have these things in common. Both of […]

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Compare The Speckled Band Written By Sir
2707 words 6 pages

The two short stories that I am comparing are the pre- twentieth century story, ‘The Speckled Band’ written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1892 to the twentieth century story, ‘Lamb to the Slaughter’ written by Roald Dahl in 1954. Both stories come from different periods and this is reflected in the writing, however both […]

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Both Lamb to the Slaughter and The Speckled Band shares
4280 words 9 pages

Roald Dahl wrote the story “Lamb to the Slaughter” in 1995. He was born on the 13th September 1916 in Llandolf, South Wales and sadly died in 1991. Some of the other many novels he wrote are the ‘BFG’ and ‘Willy Wonka’. “The Speckled Band” was written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle who was born […]

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Lamb To The Slaughter And The Speckled Band Analysis
987 words 2 pages

Lamb To The Slaughter and The Speckled Band are two murder stories taken from two very different perspectives. Lamb to the slaughter is by Roald Dahl set in the 1950’s it tells the story of a pregnant house wife who waits at home everyday longing for her husband to return from work so that she […]

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The Speckled Band by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Lamb to the Slaughter by Roald Dahl
1550 words 3 pages

These two stories were both written at different times in history. “The Speckled Band” was written in 1892 during the 19th century, whilst “Lamb to the Slaughter” was written in the middle of the 20th century in the 1950’s. Immediately the reader can observe differences in style the way the stories are written, the words […]

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Lamb To The Slaughter And The Speckled Band
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Both Lamb to the slaughter and The speckled band are murder mysteries. Although they both include factors, which make a typical murder mystery, they are both very different. In this essay I will compare both stories and look at how they are different, how they are similar and what effect this has on the reader. […]

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Comparison between Murder Mystery stories – Lamb to the slaughter and Speckled Band
3287 words 7 pages

In this essay I am going to explain the main differences between ‘Lamb to the slaughter’ and ‘Speckled Band’. Roald Dahl wrote ‘Lamb to the slaughter’ in 1954 where as ‘Speckled Band’ Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote in 1892, so already here there is a contrast, the stories were written in different time periods. ‘ […]

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