Fiction Stories Essay Examples

Readers of his detective stories

Readers of the Sherlock Holmes stories are captured by the excitement which is produced when Holmes and Watson foil the evil masterminded plans of criminals. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle creates all this excitements by using Holmes’ and Dr Watson’s expertise in their field, as this is typical in the detective genre. An obvious place to… View Article

Short stories

Traditional detective stories fall into three groups, whodunit murders,mysteries with a twist in the tale and “locked room” stories. A whodunit mystery is a story where the detective has to find out who commited the murder by unravelling a series of clues that will eventually lead him to the murderer.There are usually a group of characters… View Article

Short stories

Endings are always very astounding leaving the reader puzzled but gratified for e.g. in ‘The Man with the Twisted Lip’ Watson is confounded when Holmes states that a bathroom sponge would clarify the whole mystery. The reader is also therefore zoomed into suspense and left wondering exactly how Holmes would manage with a sponge as… View Article

Comparing and Contrasting Detective Stories

The Blue Carbuncle written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in pre 1914 and Indemnity Only from the V I Warshawski series written by Sara Paretsky in 1987 are good examples of the evolution of detective stories. The character, setting, genre and language have changed completely over this large period of time. But each story was… View Article

Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories

Arthur Conan Doyle was a well known writer during the Victorian Era and still is today. He was famous for his stories. One of his books had a fictional character that caught people’s attention. This character is a spectacular detective, Sherlock Holmes. People loved Sherlock Holmes so much because he always solves the case and… View Article

Why Fiction Stories Are Important to Society

When we are young we read a lot of children’s stories, or have them read to us by our parents or at school. A lot of these stories are entertaining but they can also be used as a catalyst to teach young children about morals and values. For instance, a favourite of mine is Horton… View Article