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.
21,938,845 questions answered
Popular Conversations
An adjective clause may modify a(n) ...
Weegy: A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun.
8/28/2015 7:47:06 AM| 3 Answers
The US assisted on the side of the resistance movement in the Afghan ...
Weegy: C. reduce Soviet presence in the region. User: Who did the United States support in the Soviet-Afghan ...
8/28/2015 8:32:26 AM| 2 Answers
_________ were non-European places in the world that European ...
Weegy: A. ecological imperials User: Social Darwinism was used to justify all of the following ...
8/28/2015 12:19:11 PM| 2 Answers
Read the following sentence. Decide if the verb is used as ...
Weegy: Terry is running up the hill. Up the hill is used as adverb. User: Identify the type of subordinate ...
8/28/2015 12:19:01 PM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
P
C
L
P
L
1
P
P
1
P
1
P
L
P
R
Points 1204 [Total 11557]| Ratings 7| Comments 1134| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 767 [Total 1082]| Ratings 1| Comments 757| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 715 [Total 9183]| Ratings 3| Comments 675| Invitations 1|Online
S
L
L
P
1
Points 703 [Total 9276]| Ratings 2| Comments 683| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 491 [Total 717]| Ratings 1| Comments 481| Invitations 0|Online
S
Points 242 [Total 250]| Ratings 0| Comments 242| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 224 [Total 224]| Ratings 3| Comments 194| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 214 [Total 533]| Ratings 1| Comments 204| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 177 [Total 254]| Ratings 0| Comments 177| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 138 [Total 169]| Ratings 0| Comments 138| Invitations 0|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2015 Purple Inc.