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Q: How does the device called a red herring typically function in a detective story? A. It contrasts different settings. B. It adds color to the theme. C. It introduces the story's main
character. D. It serves as a false clue in the plot.
A: D. It serves as a false clue in the plot.
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User: How does the device called a red herring typically function in a detective story? A. It contrasts different settings. B. It adds color to the theme. C. It introduces the story's main character. D. It serves as a false clue in the plot.

Weegy: D. It serves as a false clue in the plot.
jher000|Points 8041|

User: Which of the following literary elements can be found in most of Arthur Conan Doyle's detective stories? A. a villainous medical doctor B. a setting that dramatically contrasts with London C. a mysterious and suspenseful mood D. an animal with mysterious powers

Weegy: C. a mysterious and suspenseful mood
vanessa uy|Points 30|

User: In “The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb,” the author makes use of a typical element found in his other mystery stories when he describes A. Watson taking on a mysterious medical case, early in the morning. B. Stark luring a victim to a dark, rambling, country house. C. Hatherley conveniently waking up near the train station. D. Holmes deducing a connection to a missing-person ad.

Weegy: A. Watson taking on a mysterious medical case, early in the morning.
cavecilla|Points 420|

User: Doyle builds suspense in “The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb” by A. using conversation to reveal the story. B. slowly and deliberately unfolding the plot. C. abruptly changing the setting of the story. D. creating characters with opposing personalities.

Weegy: b
selymi|Points 10176|

User: Read the following passage and then answer the question. “He received us in his quietly genial fashion, ordered fresh rashers and eggs, and joined us in a hearty meal.” "The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb." Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1892. Which of the following characters does this statement describe? A. the deceptively menacing Colonel Stark B. the thoughtful, gentle Sherlock Holmes C. the finally relaxed Victor Hatherley D. the hospitable, supportive Dr. Watson

Weegy: This statement describes B. the thoughtful, gentle Sherlock Holmes.
debnjerry|Points 44744|

User: A significant result of Doyle's detective mysteries is their A. success as the first publication of a series featuring the same detective. B. positive effect on the woman's suffrage movement. C. success as the first series of English novels with a male protagonist. D. unprecedented effect on literacy rates of the 20th century

Weegy: A
chicory|Points 5511|

User: Which of the following describes a clue used to mislead the reader? A. a stone wall B. a false foreshadowing C. a red herring D. an inciting incident

Weegy: C. a red herring
debnjerry|Points 44744|

User: Doyle's story writing is strengthened due to his use of unity of effect, in which A. every word contributes to a single intended result. B. there can be only one logical solution to a mystery. C. each character is unique and supports an odd, eccentric plot. D. many seemingly insignificant clues contribute to a single solution.

Weegy: The answer is d. Hope its right.
kingdom22|Points 791|

User: Read the following passage and then answer the question. “‘It is not worth your while to wait,' she went on. ‘You can pass through the door; no one hinders.' And then, seeing that I smiled and shook my head, she suddenly threw aside her constraint and made a step forward, with her hands wrung together. ‘For the love of Heaven!' she whispered, ‘get away from here before it is too late!'" "The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb." Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1892. In this excerpt, the author uses the literary element of A. irony. B. imagery. C. foreshadowing. D. extended metaphor.

Weegy: B. imagery.
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaa|Points 3996|

User: Which of the following best represents a story element typical of a Doyle mystery? A. Watson willingly treats a perfect stranger when he appears at his door in the middle of the night. B. The lady of the house warns Mr. Hatherley to leave the house. C. The Colonel tries to kill Mr. Hatherley. D. Holmes deduces the distance the coach traveled by the physical attributes of the horses.

Weegy: D
charliegibson|Points 130|

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