The Adventure of the Speckled Band Essay | Comparison of the Affair and the Victory Ball and The Adventures of the Speckled Band

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Comparison of the Affair and the Victory Ball and The Adventures of the Speckled Band

Summary: The Affair at the Victory Ball and The Adventures of the Speckled Band
Detective fiction always contain similar elements, since the Edgar Poe wrote "Murders in the Rue morgue" in 1841, and although "The Adventure of the Speckled Band" by Conan Doyle and "The Affair at the Victory Ball" by Agatha Christie, were written many years apart, they share the same elements of those in "Murders in the Rue morgue." The genre of detective fiction is often compared to crime fiction, yet there are striking differences between them. In crime fiction much of the emphasis of the story is placed on the victim and their psychology, whereas in detective fiction there is an air of mystery to the crime. Unlike in crime fiction, detective fiction does not reveal the identity of the killer until the end; instead the story becomes based around the detective and their unravelling of the...

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