Question and answer
Arthur Conan Doyle's formula for mysteries was influenced by Edgar Allen Poe's practice of A. using the same main characters in a series of novels. B. featuring a brilliant,
eccentric detective who seems to know all. C. including a colorful sidekick who supports a memorable main character. D. providing the solution of mysteries by using scientific and medical knowledge.
D. providing the solution of mysteries by using scientific and medical knowledge.
Get an answer
Original conversation
User: Arthur Conan Doyle's formula for mysteries was influenced by Edgar Allen Poe's practice of A. using the same main characters in a series of novels. B. featuring a brilliant, eccentric detective who seems to know all. C. including a colorful sidekick who supports a memorable main character. D. providing the solution of mysteries by using scientific and medical knowledge.

Weegy: D. providing the solution of mysteries by using scientific and medical knowledge.
kathorxe|Points 98|

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 7070|

User: In which of the following excerpts does the author most plainly use setting to contribute to the tone of his story? A. "She spoke a few words in a foreign tongue in a tone as though asking a question …" B. "But madam, … I cannot possibly leave until I have seen the machine." C. "Suddenly a door opened at the other end of the passage, and a long, golden bar of light shot out in our direction." D. "He shot one of his suspicious looks at me. 'Perhaps we had better proceed to business, then.'" "The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb." Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1892.

Weegy: C. "Suddenly a door opened at the other end of the passage, and a long, golden bar of light shot out in our direction."
Controler|Points 1063|

User: Which of the following best describes Colonel Lysander Stark? A. He is a genial man, and has many friends. B. He is a professional man, jovial and self-assured. C. He is a cowardly man, characterized as "sick with fear." D. He is a mysterious man, emaciated, assured, and plainly dressed.

Weegy: D. He is a mysterious man, emaciated, assured, and plainly dressed. This best describes Colonel Lysander Stark.
eturker|Points 1768|

User: Which of the following best illustrates the connection between Arthur Conan Doyle's writing style and that of other prominent authors of detective fiction? A. Doyle's plot lines contrast with Agatha Christie's in that Doyle makes extensive use of dramatic irony. B. Doyle is the first author ever to write detective stories. C. Doyle's writing is similar to Edgar Allan Poe's owing to their shared reliance on unity of intended effect. D. Doyle swapped story ideas with many popular novelists of the time.

Weegy: B. Doyle is the first author ever to write detective stories.
Expert answered|Fanboy|Points 930|

User: Which of the following is the most significant effect of Doyle's use of point of view in the story? A. Watson rather than Holmes narrates the story, allowing the plot to unfold as a mystery. B. The engineer tells the story in third-person omniscient narrative. C. Holmes relates the major plot developments, allowing the reader to keep up with the story. D. The Colonel tells the story, creating an air of suspense for the reader.

Question
Asked 4/9/2012 8:33:32 PM
0 Answers/Comments
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
21,055,618 questions answered
Popular Conversations
Write the given sentence as an equation. Tim’s age in 7 years will be ...
Weegy: Tim s age in 7 years will be three times what it was 19 years ago. t + 7 = 3(t - 19) User: - ...
5/24/2015 11:34:37 AM| 2 Answers
Passed in 1964, the ______________ outlawed racial discrimination in ...
Weegy: Passed in 1964, the CIVIL RIGHTS ACT outlawed racial discrimination in public accommodations. User: The ...
5/24/2015 11:17:34 PM| 2 Answers
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) was largely a response to-
Weegy: As a result of SOX, top management must individually certify the accuracy of financial information. User: A ...
5/25/2015 7:13:43 AM| 2 Answers
The Earth is located in the Milky Way, which is a ____________ ...
Weegy: The Earth is located in the Milky Way, which is a spiral galaxy. User: The revolution of the Earth creates ...
5/25/2015 9:41:50 AM| 2 Answers
Types include rain, sleet, snow and hail
Weegy: Precipitation creates clouds, snow, sleet, rain and hail. User: Is the only known planet that is able to ...
5/25/2015 9:45:12 AM| 2 Answers
The increase of trade in the global exchange led to _____________. a. ...
Weegy: The increase of trade in the global exchange led to Inflation. User: Workers in Europe suffered because ...
5/24/2015 12:10:52 AM| 1 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
L
Points 706 [Total 1236]| Ratings 2| Comments 686| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 544 [Total 552]| Ratings 1| Comments 534| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
Points 502 [Total 894]| Ratings 2| Comments 482| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
P
Points 256 [Total 2733]| Ratings 0| Comments 256| Invitations 0|Offline
S
P
C
L
P
L
1
P
P
1
P
1
Points 248 [Total 8994]| Ratings 0| Comments 248| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 81 [Total 101]| Ratings 0| Comments 81| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 67 [Total 8250]| Ratings 0| Comments 67| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 56 [Total 3810]| Ratings 2| Comments 36| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
1
R
Points 35 [Total 1322]| Ratings 0| Comments 35| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 14 [Total 14]| Ratings 0| Comments 14| Invitations 0|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2015 Purple Inc.