MYSTERY UNIT TEST 3-13-19
Terms in this set (23)
Edgar Allen Poe
Detectives- Angusle Dupin
Novels- Murder in Rue Margue and The Purloined Letter
Arthur Conan Doyle
Detectives- Sherlock Holmes
Novels- A Study In Scarlett and The Final Problem
Detectives- Hercules Poirot
Novels- Murder On The Orient Express
Detectives- Philip Marcow
Novels- The Lady In The Lake
Detectives- Sam Spade
Novels- Maltese Faccon
Definition of Detective Story
1.) story is like a puzzle
3.) climax of story
4.) deductive reasoning
main steps in Sherlock Holmes story
1.) a visitor or message arrives.
2.) Holmes and Watson are required to make a journey or hear a table of woe.
3.) Holmes acts powerfully with a secretary to detect clues.
4.) The action is resolved by catching the culprit.
5.) Holmes explains to Watson what he did after the crime is solved.
pure crime novel, phycological suspense, police procedures, blood and guts
cross over si-fi
spy thrillers, romantic suspense, emergence of female writers
greater recognition of female writers, big boom in crime.
polite detectives, clean.
rough, tough detective.
dark, violent crime.
uses graphic sex and violence, vivd backgrounds, faced paced, and slang dialogue
locked room mystery
an impossible crime
1st novel in which Holmes appeared
A Study In Scarlett
sex and violence are down played
story in which Holmes is 'killed off'
The adventure of the final person
professor James Moriarty
the purpose of the narrator in mysteries (ex. watson and doc)
a character in the story that refers to events as they happen