The other aspect of this phenomenon would be the focus shifting from the criminals to those who captured the criminals, and the rise of a literature of detection.
The police detective made his literary debut in the middle of the 19th century, with Edgar Allan Poe’s Dupin.
This template would lead to Sherlock Holmes, the one character that is still kept alive.
In October 2002, Holmes was awarded an honorary fellowship of the Royal Society of Chemistry of London.
The fact that all five victims were poor prostitutes, whose murder could mean little profit to anybody, turned this event into an even more mysterious one.
The scare spread, and no less than twelve killings between late 18, besides the canonical five, were attributed to ‘Jack the Ripper’.The fact that all five victims were poor prostitutes, whose murder could mean little profit to anybody, turned this event into an even...more In the autumn of 1888, five gruesome murders in the Whitechapel area took the city of London by storm.The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is an examination of duality.Discuss how Stevenson’s Victorian gothic novella explores this idea through character and setting.In the beginning of the novella, as Stevenson describes Utterson, it is shown that there are two sides to him.Conversely to Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, the idea that there are two sides to this man is shown through the contrasting aspects of his personality.At any rate, the rapidly expanding scientific knowledge seems to tie the mind down more and more to the materiality of the body.The attraction of Jekyll and Hyde lay in the fact that they had the potential to be interpreted in many different ways.Throughout the novel, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Stevenson explores the idea of duality through both the characters and the setting of the novel.Specifically he explores the idea of duality within a person’s personality, not only in Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde but also Lanyon and Utterson.