• 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...
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  • Sherlock Holmes: Explore the Reasons Behind the Enduring Popularity.
    thought he would be enough to save them. They can think that there may be a real life detective with equal qualities as 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...
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  • Love; the Colour of
    pants. I knew a girl with eyes like yours once, the man thought. The spoon dug part way between his lips, and propelled by her white knuckles. Then, the man flung up an arm and grinned as pink splashed all over her pants "Bob, how could you!" she said and her voice cracked. "I'm already having...
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  • Sherlock Homes Comparison Between 2 Villians
    “murder”. Dr Roylott’s description makes the reader want to know how the crime occurred however, Boone’s description make the reader want to know ‘whodunit’ and how they did it. The Speckled Band has an obvious villain right from the very start Dr. Grimsby Roylott. The Man with the Twisted Lip does...
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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...
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  • Silent Night
    and reverently lifted the saxophone from its place, and is it opened, the weak yet mystifying golden glow emerged from it, only visible from the slight glimmer of the street lamps. The man pressed the mouth piece to his lips, and in a moment, music filled the night. The smooth, deep resonating...
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  • Gunslingers
    mans corpse to the ground, dead before his hands hit the dirt. The second enforcer raised his high-powered laser storm rifle and released a hail of white-hot laser guided bullets at Gerard. The gunslinger twisted one leg and dug it into the dirt as the enforcer squeezed the trigger of his weapon...
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  • My Halloween Story
    Through 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...
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  • The Odyssey
    on Hester Prynne. It 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...
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  • Creative Writing 2.
    neighbourhood watch, the office workers; even the man from the corner shop snaking around her fragile, vulnerable body. Each of them carried a concerned look, muttering words of sympathy, occasionally letting their own fears escape from their lips. She eyed them warily, the dark shadow of a...
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  • In Poems "The Man He Killed", "Reconciliation", and "Dreamers", the Au
    lost." He also feels great remorse over his so called enemy's death "For my enemy...a man divine as myself is dead." He then shows his love for the enemy "I...bend down and touch lightly with my lips the white face in the coffin." He shows war twisting the mind of a soldier who then deeply regretted...
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  • Carmilla the Lover and Monster
    . As twisted as many would perceive this is a fair reflection upon mankind over the generations. Mankind has been doing strange things to find and hold on to what they believed they love for as long as we have been in existence. The existence of vampires such as in the text Camilla is imaginary but the actions of vampires are mirrored in many aspects by the actions of man!...
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  • The Great Gatsby AP One Sheet
    spread about him 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...
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  • Horror Essay
    neck or chest. The warden removed his shoes and the officer twisted the vault style lock and led him into the room. The lights were flicked on shuttering and then all at once revealing a mal nourished man in black and white striped prison clothes reading a book in the corner of the cell... “how’d...
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  • of mice and men
    OF MICE AND MEN Lennie: “opposite” “huge man” “shapeless of face” “large, pale eyes” “wide, Sloping shoulders” “walked heavily” “the way a bear drags his paws” • Lennie is very childlike “look George, look what I done”. He imitates George as well: “looked over to George to see...
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  • Medusa
    .  Her hair twisted and thickened into horrible snakes that hissed and fought each other atop her head. “Medusa, for your pride this has been done.  Your face is now so terrible to behold that the mere sight of it will turn a man to stone,” proclaimed the goddess, “Even you, Medusa, should you seek...
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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...
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  • The Curse of Antique Mirror
    died. The blade had convinced me I had murdered my love. The man who twisted me into maniac I had become was now meters away from me and taking down to elevator, the knife in the hands of the monster who had maliciously wielded it. The electronic door of the elevator shuts down and devil I...
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  • Sonnet 116
    worth's unknown, although his height be 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...
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  • Is Antigone a Tragic Play as D
    Is Antigone a tragic play as defined by Aristotle? Antigone is not a tragic play. Rather it is a theological debate 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...
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