Crime Terms

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  • Created on: 15-03-22 11:36
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  • Crime Terms
    • Morality
      • The idea of 'right' and 'wrong'
        • The prison system in 'The Ballad of Reading Gaol'
          • 'The prison of its prey'
    • Justice/ Injustice
      • Receiving something deserved/ not receiving something deserved
        • The lover in 'Porphyria's Lover'
          • 'God has not yet said a word!'
    • Subversion
      • Undermining something established
    • Paradox
      • Something that contradicts something else, highlighting a deeper meaning
        • The repeated statement in 'The Ballad of Reading Gaol'
          • 'Each man kills the thing he loves'
    • Deceitful
      • Misleading
    • Restoration of Order
      • Something returning to its original state
    • Unreliable Narrator
      • A storyteller who's narrative cannot be trusted
        • Doctor Sheppard in 'The Murder of Roger Ackroyd'
          • 'But have kept your personality in the background'
    • Hubris
      • Excessive pride or self-confidence.
        • The Duke in 'My Last Duchess'
          • 'My gift of a nine-hundred-years-old name'
    • Metafiction
      • When an author alludes to the idea that their work is fiction
        • Briony in 'Atonement'
          • 'How can a novelist achieve atonement when, with her absolute power of deciding outcomes, she is also God?'
    • Motive
      • A reason for doing something
        • The woman in 'The Laboratory'
          • 'He is with her, and they know that I know'


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