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Q: 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
A: C. a mysterious and suspenseful mood
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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: 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.

Weegy: a setting that dramatically contrasts with London..
daddy_ryan|Points 999|

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 10076|

User: “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: B. the thoughtful, gentle Sherlock Holmes
andrewpallarca|Points 19690|

User: Which of the following excerpts provides the best example of the author's use of foreshadowing? A. "He was off in one of those hysterical outbursts which come upon a strong nature when some great crisis is over and gone." B. "I sponged the wound, cleaned it, dressed it, and finally covered it …" C. "… leaning back in his chair and shaking his sides. All my medical instincts rose up against that laugh." D. "He unwound the handkerchief and held out his hand." "The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb." Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1892.

Weegy: C. "? leaning back in his chair and shaking his sides. All my medical instincts rose up against that laugh."
bikbak04|Points 942|

User: Which of the following best represents the author's development of a suspenseful mood? A. “These good people were absolutely ignorant that their land contained that which was quite as valuable as a gold-mine.” B. “Round one of his hands he had a handkerchief wrapped, which was mottled all over with bloodstains.” C. “A feeling of repulsion, and of something akin to fear had begun to rise within me at the strange antics of this fleshless man.” D. “He drew up the windows on either side, tapped on the wood-work, and away we went as fast as the horse could go.” "The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb." Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1892.

Weegy: B. ?Round one of his hands he had a handkerchief wrapped, which was mottled all over with bloodstains.?
kazzyface|Points 873|

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 3928|

User: The author uses Watson to narrate the story, thereby helping the mystery better unfold for the reader. This is an example of the judicious use of A. symbolism. B. point of view. C. plot structure. D. character description.

Weegy: d.) character description
prettylass8831|Points 202|

User: “‘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: Authors often use their own personal experiences to inform their story lines and develop their characters. The fact that Arthur Conan Doyle uses this technique is made most evident through A. Sherlock Holmes' irascible demeanor and Doyle's pugnacious reputation. B. Doyle's radical political views and Holmes' socialist leanings. C. Sherlock Holmes' deductive powers and Doyle's medical training. D. Doyle's abusive childhood and Holmes' reckless behavior.

Weegy: Sherlock Holmes' irascible demeanor and Doyle's pugnacious reputation...
daddy_ryan|Points 999|

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.
lhen003|Points 95|

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: 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|

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