Detective Stories Analytical Essay by Master Researcher

Detective Stories
Exaplains the elements and evolution of detective fictions, focusing on the contemporary concept of manhood.
# 39727 | 1,400 words | 3 sources | 2002 | US
Published on Oct 12, 2003 in English (Analysis) , Literature (General) , Gender and Sexuality (General)

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Since the 1920s, the form of detective fictions has taken a new turn by introducing ordinary characters as protagonists. This new form in American detective fictions has reinforced the definition of manhood of American culture. Violent actions depicted in these fictions to deal with complex moral decisions lead readers to equate violence with manhood.

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