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60 Free Essays on Murder Mystery Story

  1. Essay on mystery

    Essay on Mystery The classic mystery story contains many key parts, and some of these are present in my novel, while some are not. I think the major and most important similarity between mine and that of a classic is the fact that they both deal with murder. Homicide. Assassinations. The ole' bump

  2. Compare the murder mysteries of "a lamb to a slaughter" and "the speck

    Compare the murder mysteries of "A Lamb To A Slaughter" and "The Speckled Band"? Roald Dahl wrote Lamb to the slaughter in 1954, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote Speckled Band in 1892, that is around 62 yrs apart which would make the stories slightly different to each other because they were wrote in

  3. Murder must advertise

    When advertising executive Victor Dean dies from a fall down the stairs at Pym's Publicity, Lord Peter Wimsey is asked to investigate. It seems that, before he died, Dean had begun a letter to Mr. Pym suggesting some very unethical dealings at the posh London ad agency. Wimsey goes undercover and di

  4. Creative story: the chronic swamp murders

    Creative Story: The Chronic Swamp Murders One day while Joe and Jill Hemp were walking through Chronic swamp they came across a trail of blood in the water. They followed the trail until it stopped at a dead body. The body was of a man who was wearing a camouflage outfit. They immediately ran b

  5. Mystery comparison

    Mystery Comparison - ISU - Final Draft In the mystery stories The Murder at the Rue Morgue by Edgar Allen Poe and Kiss the Girls by James Patterson, there are differences in the storyline and style of presentation. Dealing with the plots and the way in which that the crimes are committed, are ver

  6. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

    When I first saw the book I thought it was going to be a mystery story about a dog in the night. I thought that because that was what the title implied. I was surprised when I when I first started reading the book and it was about an autistic kid. The character that interested me the most was Chri

  7. Story of Timeless Love

    Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is a play about two lovers separated by their feuding families. “From forth the fatal loins of these two foes a pair of star-crossed lovers take their life.” (Pro.I.6) The two foes, of whom Shakespeare speaks, are the Montagues and the Capulets. Their hate for each

  8. Comparing the murder of duncan in macbeth and the assassination of ken

    Comparing The Murder of Duncan in Macbeth and The Assassination of Kennedy There is a man who is a head of state. He is a very powerful man and is well liked by his subjects. The people love him. Then he is suddenly, inexplicably murdered. Someone is blamed for the murder, but the enti

  9. Brent staples' a brother's murder

    Brent Staples' A Brother's Murder A belief I feel very strongly about proposes that all problems faced by our society have solutions. If this belief is true, why do problems still face us today? The answer could be a result of either laziness by the people in our society in finding these soluti

  10. Legalizing Abortion Is Legalizing Murder

    Abortion Legalizing abortion is legalizing killing. According to the Supreme Court¡¯s decision on Roe V. Wade in 1973, it is legal to have an abortion for all term of pregnancy; it doesn¡¯t matter if the woman is in her first trimester or third trimester of pregnancy, she has the right t

  11. A Story to Be Told and a Lesson to Be Learned

    In every Greek Tragedy, there's a story to be told and a lesson to be learn. In "Antigone", I believe that the chorus represents the god’s constant reminders that humans upon making their own decisions will have to live with the consequences. The chorus is the constant voice within this play

  12. The short story theories of ed

    In both of the articles, each author is trying to share his view, or theory on the short story. The view of Edgar Allen Poe is very pessimistic toward the novel and other forms of long fiction, while B.M. Ejxenbaum takes a more analytic approach. Poe writes, “The novel certainly requires wh

  13. The story of oedipus

    The Story of Oedipus Jason Garoutte After reading Oedipus, one may think that in this story, there was no justice, and nobody could avoid their fate. King Laius and Queen Jocasta, fearing the prophecy of the Delphic oracle, had the young Oedipus left on Mount Cithaeron to die, but the father

  14. The Evolution of Hatred: from Myth to Murder

    Fortified walls and barbed wire trap you. SS guards in high towers are posted with machine guns ready to kill. No clothes, no hope, food and water rare. The fate of death had become almost palpable in front of you as your people are lined up to die. The missing explanation for this horrific reality

  15. Creative story: day the world turned black

    Creative Story: Day The World Turned Black Everyday the sun would rise and the moon would set and everybody would wake up to a new morning. Today was a special day in October, for the sun did not rise and the moon did not set and everyone woke to a full moon. During the night the sun had my

  16. The mystery of edwin drood by

    "It has often been remarked that woman have a curious power of divining the characters of men"(75). This quotation from The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens reflects the opposite of what a typical Dickensian society is supposedly based upon. In this standard society, the plot would be based

  17. Perfectly imperfect: the shakespeare story

    "Perfectly Imperfect: The Shakespeare Story" Few authors today write with such universal understanding that their works will be popular with all types of people, and so successfully that their work survives centuries. These authors posses qualities we can seldom identify in their lifetimes. Yet

  18. Creative story: if at first you don't succeed

    Creative Story: If At First You Don't Succeed "Eureka!" Sam excitedly exclaimed. "I've done it! I'm set for life and my happiness is assured. With this new invention I'll be honored for my brilliance, and I might even win the nobel prize!" he chirped ecstatically. Sam was a chic

  19. Murder of helen jewett

    In The Murder of Helen Jewett, Patricia Cohen uses one of the most trivial murders during the 1800's to illustrate the sexiest society accommodations to the privileged, hypocritical tunneled views toward sexual behavior, and the exploitation of legal codes, use of tabloid journalism, and politics.

  20. Creative writing - the case: an original mystery

    Creative Writing - The Case: An Original Mystery "Ring . . . Ring" screamed the phone. "Damn who could that be . . . its almost seven a.m. on a Saturday . . . . hold on Allison it will only take a minute . . . Hello?" detective Pat said. " Hey sorry Sergeant McGurn but we need you to come down

  21. How is mystery and suspense cr

    How is mystery and suspense created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in the short stories ‘The Engineers Thumb’, ‘The Beryl Coronet’ and ‘Charles Augustus Milverton’ In this essay, I will compare and analyse how Sir Arthur Conan Doyle creates mystery and suspen

  22. The Connection of the Topic and the Story

    The “Absurd” in Frank Kafka’s Metamorphosis We can see in the start of the story the main character, Gregor wasn’t that bothered that he was changed over night into a bug, instead he worries more to get up and go to work which in reality it is abnormal. But the absurdity of this is that

  23. A story from america

    A Story From America August 14th 1960, I was working late at the office that night. It was like one of those nights that gives you shiver, when you think about them. The cold air was tickling me in the neck, when it slowly blowed into the room from the open window. The lights from the street m

  24. Creative story: the golden sock

    Creative Story: The Golden Sock Years after Odysseus came from his twenty year trip, Odysseus began to feel restless; he wanted to go on an adventure. He knew that his wife, Penelope would not agree to his decision to go seek the long stolen, "golden sock". To many people, this may be any o

  25. If the Murder Odysseus Did Was Justified or Not?

    Who is Odysseus? The most admired classical hero is most certainly Odysseus, the mythological Grecian subject of Homer's epic tale, The Odyssey. This legendary figure displays excessive amounts of brains and muscle, seeming almost superhuman at times. He embodies th

  26. Sad Short Story

    Short Story Additional scene to ‘Bay of Angels’ Their tiny hands gripped mine as we walked slowly through the narrow and brightly lit hallway of the hospital. As they pushed past one another into the cold lift, I couldn’t bare to dampen their innocent smiles with the harsh truth of our

  27. A short story from america

    A Story From America August 14th 1960, I was working late at the office that night. It was like one of those nights that gives you shiver, when you think about them. The cold air was tickling me in the neck, when it slowly blowed into the room from the open window. The lights from the street m

  28. Euthanasia: Not Murder, but Mercy

    Euthanasia: Not Murder, But Mercy Thousands of people every year are diagnosed with terminal illnesses such as ALS, Cancer and AIDS. Advancements in medical technology are responsible for keeping many of them alive longer- some for far longer t

  29. Murder

    Committing Murder The problem with committing murder is the high risk of being caught. When you decide that murder is justified, the problem of how to do it and how to avoid being found out are your first thoughts. Unfortunately, the police have become very sophisticated in their investigating skill

  30. George bernard shaw and his short story about the cremation of the nar

    George Bernard Shaw and His Short Story About the Cremation of The Narrator's Mother In a written excerpt from a letter about the cremation of his mother, George Bernard Shaw recalls her "passage" with humor and understanding. The dark humor associated with the horrid details of disposing of hi