• By looking at The Signal-Man by Charles Dickens and The Man with the Twisted Lip by Arthur Conan Doyle, compare and contrast the ways in which the authors use language to create suspense.
    By looking at The Signal-Man by Charles Dickens and The Man with the Twisted Lip by Arthur Conan Doyle, compare and contrast the ways in which the authors use language to create suspense. Both authors, Charles Dickens and Arthur Conan Doyle manage to hold their readers’ attention while reading these...
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  • Sherlock Holmes: Explore the Reasons Behind the Enduring Popularity.
    the great Holmes himself. The police force was frequently made to appear a mockery by Holmes; there are several examples of this in "The man with the twisted lip." "One mistake had been made in not arresting Boone instantly," This involves Holmes criticising how the police have conducted their experiment...
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  • Sherlock Homes Comparison Between 2 Villians
    Some are evil, anti-social; others seem to be more unusual. The villains from “The Speckled band” called Dr Roylott and Hugh Boone from “The Man with the Twisted Lip” are both portrayed in different and similar ways. Roylott is described as 'Huge, tall, large faced, with deep set bile shot eyes' and Hugh...
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  • Peekay
    She wore a dark red dress with lip stick to match, She was all anyman could disire, but there was a catch... She dressed to distress and I'll tell you Why, This hot-tamale tried it on me then I Realized... A man subconsciously sees things that aren't there So when he views beauty he can't...
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  • Silent Night
    lamps, placed so methodically and evenly it made them seem more significant than they really were. Near one of these lamps, on a bench, was an ancient man, his hair grey, his face was warped with deep wrinkles, a pair of round rimmed spectacles perched on his nose. His dull eyes, seeming to be staring into...
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  • Love; the Colour of
    Those pants made the man distrustful. He'd never seen such a pale and sickly shade of cobalt. Cobalts ought to be vibrant and powerful, like the sky, or the tail of a comet. This cobalt was more like forget-me-nots and had no business being on pants. She was pottering around the room, like she...
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  • My Halloween Story
    arcades where shimmering snowfall, lay in state with the sad and damned. A rent lament barely flung above a whisper, drew me like a ghost to the haunts of man. I found her tempting fate between Her wrist and razor, a kindred spirit in a graveyard, beneath the stature of a colder saviour. Mist hung like thieves...
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  • Horror Essay
    was Just a little off balance, I leaned into her, caught her foot when she kicked, and dumped her hard onto the pavement. I hung onto her boot and twisted her onto her belly. She lay there, stunned, while I pulled the garrote. It was a short cord. Piano wire. I carried it in my jacket’s sleeve, a habit...
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  • Carmilla the Lover and Monster
    their peculiar propensities, necessities and structure. So says Monsieur Buffon, in his big book, in the next room." Sometimes it was as if warm lips kissed me, and longer and longer and more lovingly as they reached my throat, but there the caress fixed itself. My heart beat faster, my breathing...
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  • The Odyssey
    was carelessly at first, like a man chiefly accustomed to look inward, and to whom external matters are of little value and import, unless they bear relation to something within his mind. Very soon, however, his look became keen and penetrative. A writhing horror twisted itself across his features, like...
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  • In Poems "The Man He Killed", "Reconciliation", and "Dreamers", the Au
    In Poems "The Man He Killed", "Reconciliation", and "Dreamers", the Authors Show That Man Kills Because He Must In the chosen poems, Thomas Hardy, Walt Whitman, and Sigfried Sassoon each have a common viewpoint: war brings out the worst in man, a feeling buried deep inside the heart. Even with...
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  • The Great Gatsby AP One Sheet
    because he is mysterious to the community as a whole; those who get to know him learn that, perhaps he is not the most honest of people. (“‘An Oxford man!’ He was incredulous. ‘Like hell he is! He wears a pink suit!’”(p.122)) Minor Characters Myrtle Wilson is a lower-class woman with a high-class imagination...
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  • Amir's True Character Defined
    The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini has a very complex protagonist. As the narrator, Amir comes off very twisted. In the beginning, the reader sees the negative side of Amir. The side that betrays, hates, ignores, lies, and steals. By the end of the novel the reader sees that side that feels guilt, repays...
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  • Sonnet 116
    taken. Love's not Time's fool, though rosy lips and cheeks Within his bending sickle's compass come: Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks, But bears it out even to the edge of doom. If this be error and upon me proved, I never writ, nor no man ever loved. This sonnet consists on the...
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  • Is Antigone a Tragic Play as D
    spawned by Sophocles, a debate that is still raging today, the debate of who holds the higher law, the Gods or the State. While this debate has slowly twisted into Church versus State, which is a very different argument, the highest questions still remain the same: Which one is held higher in men's (and...
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  • My Mother in Law
    My mother in law A friend of mine had suffered a stroke about a year before he died. The man has already diagnosed with high blood pursue and heart problem. But he was told that one of his kidneys was the cause of high blood pressures and therefore has lead to a heart problem. Decision was taken...
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  • Gunslingers
    useless. He took a puff and tucked the black lighter back into the pocket of his trench coat. He put two fingers to the cigarette and removed it from his lips to breath out the slow stream of smoke whilst his opponent continued to waste his bullets and his time shooting aimlessly at Gerard. A row of bullets...
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  • The biological explanations of crime
    These "born criminals" are a throwback to an earlier stage of human evolution with the physical makeup, mental capabilities, and instincts of primitive man. Biological theories of deviance see crime and deviant behavior as a form of illness caused by pathological factors that are specific to certain types...
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  • one lonely night
    One Lonely Night  Her eyes glistened with tears as her lips trembled. The face of a woman, so powerful and with undeniable strength, had become weak in the sight of what lay before her. The man she loved. The man she cherished. What made her cry? For love had to be the strongest of all emotions to...
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  • Effortless by S.C. Stephens
    from your mistakes. And Kiera had made a lot of mistakes to learn from. But she had learned, and she was determined to never cause a man pain again, especially the amazing man who currently held her heart. But life offers new challenges for every relationship, and when Kiera’s love is put to the ultimate...
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