Essays Tagged: "Crime fiction"

Speech: The world and society depicted in Crime Fiction Texts

Good morning crime fiction writers. Today I will be addressing you on how crime fiction focuses on solving myster ... hat it also conveys numerous themes of the world and raises questions about the society depicted. A crime novel, film, play and any other texts must have a good storyline and contain a high-quality my ... stery to keep its audience intrigued, but all texts have their ideas and themes to put across. Many crime texts raise vital issues about people and the society and the issues raised must be taken noti ...

(8 pages) 89 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Values depicted in "The Skull Beneath the Skin" by P.D James

P.D James' The Skull Beneath the Skin, is a crime fiction text that really encodes many of the traditional social values in Britain. James' play ... s systems. These all play an important part in the novel as they allow our protagonist to solve the crime in the end. Even though the crime is solved, there is no clear solution to the other problems ... on, defending him against her and finally killing her in the end. Even though Simon has committed a crime, we immediately dislike Clarissa and see her as an immoral and corrupted woman and then we sym ...

(4 pages) 39 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Fiction in any form is always intended to be realistic" An exploration of this quote and its relation to the genre of Crime Fiction.

Crime Fiction"Fiction in any form is always intended to be realistic" (Raymond Chandler, The simple ... ction in any form is always intended to be realistic" (Raymond Chandler, The simple art of murder). Crime fiction is no different. Underpinned by its trademark conventions - a crime, a mystery around ... been ongoing success for a genre which continues to appeal to the modern audience.The Golden Age of crime fiction, epitomised by the works of ACD and later AC, reflected upon a society defined by mora ...

(7 pages) 87 0 4.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

One Summer in Flyoverland

(1 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency" - Alexander McCall Smith - Questions.

s that nearly every element of the narrative will relate to the investigation and resolution of the crime.A detective novel has a plot, a beginning, a middle and an end. A crucial element in detective ... right does triumph and wrong is punished. The problem is solved and this is the difference between crime fiction and detective fiction; and the detective who is a kind of avenging, judgemental figure ...

(4 pages) 16 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Crime Fiction HSC Notes: "The Murders in the Rue Morgue", "Big Sleep", "Inspector Hound", "The Other Side of Sorrow"

Crime Fiction HSCIntro*Thesis - Crime fiction genre maintained popularity throughout ages due to abi ... es of society one has remained the same: the value of justice and the trust that it will be upheld, crime fiction manipulates this value giving the audience a sense of security. Presents perfect world ... ody of traditional golden-age conventionsoThe Other Side of Sorrow, Peter Corris - fusion of modern crime fiction and film noir techniquesThe Murders in the Rue Morgue*First published 1841*Set - Paris ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.7 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

SAM SPADE - Character Analysis

CHARACTER ANALYSIS ? SAM SPADE The mystery and the crime in are obviously paramount in the development and success of a good crime fiction novel, but a ... inging the reader closer to the protagonist Hammett has subliminally lured the reader closer to the crime, the suspects and the victims and ultimately dragged them deeper into the noir world in which ... mising and fatalistic view of the world, he is the man America needed to bring plausibility back to crime fiction, he would pursue crime through the dark, rain-soaked streets of American cities rather ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

What are the main pleasures for the reader when reading Sherlock Holmes Stories?

lored and analyzed in turn.Some of the enjoyment from a Sherlock Holmes story comes from the genre, crime fiction. At the time of Conan-Doyle's writing's the new and exciting genre of crime fiction wa ... iting's the new and exciting genre of crime fiction was just blossoming. Another notable example of crime fiction from this time is Agatha Christie's Poirot Like most of the literature of the time, it ...

(6 pages) 2651 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Unearthing Poe's Genius For Suspense

ne of the early American practitioners of the short story and a progenitor of detective fiction and crime fiction. He is also credited with contributing to the emergent science fiction genre.Poe's ach ... nces here to increase celerity of the plot, fast-forwarding to the scene before the very act of his crime. I noticed that he often uses this technique throughout the story whenever he needs to quickly ...

(7 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American