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    C. Auguste Dupin labels himself as a highly intelligent human being who will solve mysteries using his moral compass. While I agree that Dupin is a mastermind and is able to outwit the police and the perpetrators. I do not believe that he is fueled by the desire to bring evildoers to justice. Dupin is a man of logic and this is what pushes him forward through multiple short stories. However, he goes about solving these mysteries in a childish manner. Similar to an adolescent he views each unknown

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    Analysis Of The Murders In The Rue Morgue

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    Monsieur C. Auguste Dupin, the Narrator, the Prefect of Police, the Sailor, and the Ourang-Outang. A few minors are: Madame L’Espany, Mademouiselle Camille L’Espany, Adolphe Le Bon, Jules Mignaud, etc. At first, everything was looked up on as an inside man did the crime because windows were locked from the inside and nailed down, doors were locked from the inside, there was a nailed down trap door, nobody could climb up the wall and the only person ever been up there was Adolphe. Dupin stepped in:

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    the trilogy of the clever and cunning amateur detective, C. Auguste Dupin. In this story, The Prefect of the Parisian police calls upon Dupin to aid in an investigation that has baffled and frustrated the police. Dupin finds a worthy adversary in the antagonst, Minister D_. Dupin must identify with the mind of the criminal in order to retrieve a stolen letter and return it to its rightful owner. With the dynamic relationship between Dupin, Prefect G_., and Minister D_., Poe skillfully illustrates

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    Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Ratiocination

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    Edgar Allan Poe Tales of Ratiocination Edgar Allan Poe: "Tales of Ratiocination" The detective story is a tale that features a mystery and/or the commission of a crime, emphasizing the search for a solution. It distinguishes itself from other forms of fiction by the fact that it is a puzzle. The detective story did not just spring into being in its current form, but rather, evolved over time. The first true detective stories were written by Edgar Allan Poe. Many writers and critics have plainly

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    may have been borrowed from or inspired by some of Edgar Allan Poe's short stories. The similarities are striking. Both authors feature stories about solving ciphers and "cracking the code." Poe created the character C. Auguste Dupin who is the first known detective in fiction. Dupin also set the trend of the "armchair detective" who can solve crimes or mysteries without inspecting the detail in person. Holmes is plainly based on this style as well. Another significant feature is the use of first

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    This is shown by Dupin stealing the letter that the police chief wanted and then extorting a large sum of money from the officer before revealing that he was in possession of the letter. During this narrative Dupin and his companion remain silent throughout the officer’s explanation of his search. Although the story is centred on the misdeeds of another character the three main characters in the narrative are a police officer, Dupin, and the narrator. Dupin is involved in this narrative

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    Mystery Comparison

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    "The Murders in the Rue Morgue", a classic detective story is played out in a busy Paris suburb. The story begins as the narrator meets Monsieur C. Auguste Dupin, a poor but well-educated young man. As they become close friends, they live together, departing rarely, each evening they take thoughtful strolls along the dark Paris streets. One night, Dupin stumbles upon a mystery taken right from the local newspaper, The Gazette. He reads of two recent murders with questionable motives and circumstances

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    Arthur Conan Doyle

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    influential of Doyle’s writing. Gothicism, the main style of Poe’s writing, which intertwined elements of romance and horror, was just starting to reach its height in Victorian England in cheap books and magazines. In fact, Poe’s detective character C. Auguste Dupin was thought of as part of the inspiration for Doyle’s own mystery hero, Sherlock Holmes (“The Hound” 120, 130). Attending a Jesuit school in England which he despised, his short visits home led him to the discovery of Poe’s short stories, which

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    Berg, Stanton O. "Sherlock Holmes: Father of Scientific Crime Detection." The Journal of Criminal Law, Criminology, and Police Science: 446. Print. This journal covers a vast array of topics. Firstly, the journal speaks about the universal appeal of Sherlock Holmes. The journal speaks on how Sherlock Holmes appeals to the young and the old, the rich and the poor alike. It quickly goes over what other authors have had to say about Sherlock Holmes contributing to forensic science. Such as The Criminologist

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    was published. Arthur received a M.D in 1885. Arthur started to write adventure stories to gain extra money. He became a doctor in 1887. His first Sherlock Holmes book came out in 1887. The character was based on Edgar Allan Poe's detective C. Auguste Dupin and Eugene Francois Vidoq. By 1891 he had become a full time writer. In 1892 the first collection of Sherlock Holmes stories where published. In 1917 the last Sherlock Holmes story was published. By 1920 Arthur was one of the highest paid

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