My last hope for the crime paper

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  • NO THANKS TO YOU ALICE
    • Atonement
      • Context
        • Postmodern
        • Before WWII - 1935
        • Classist Britain
      • Other Texts
        • The Cement Garden - child criminal
        • The Lovely Bones - postmodern - victim perspective - child perspective
        • Macbeth - Lady Macbeth's strong feelings of guilt
      • Crime Elements
        • Criminals - Paul, Briony & Lola
        • Victims - Robbie, Cecilia, and Lola (and arguably Briony)
        • Love - Cecilia & Robbie (and arguably Briony for Robbie)
        • The Act - Briony's false accusation of Robbie, and Paul's **** of Lola
        • Guilt - Briony's lifelong guilt; Paul and Lola's lack of guilt; society's lack of guilt; Robbie's guilt
      • Marxism - classist society - Paul is not suspected, Robbie is immediately - bourgeosie control over the proletariot
      • Feminism - Briony's inability to atone could be a result of her position in society and her 'female weakness'
    • The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
      • Context
        • Golden age of detective fiction
        • 1920s England
        • The Domestic Violence Crime and Victims Act - not passed until 2004
      • Other Texts
        • Murder is Easy - lack of criminal (Honoria Waynflete) guilt
        • Sherlock Holmes - first person narrative - doctor
      • Crime Elements
        • Criminals - Sheppard & Mrs Ferrars (and arguably Poirot)
        • Victims - Ashley Ferrars, Mrs Ferrars and Roger Ackroyd (and arguably Sheppard)
        • The Act - Sheppard's murder of Roger Ackroyd and blackmail of Mrs Ferrars; and Mrs Ferrars' murder of her husband and suicide
        • Love - Flora & Blunt
      • Guilt - Sheppard's lack of guilt and Mrs Ferrars' guilt
      • Marxism - capitalist greed - Sheppard's blackmail of Mrs Ferrars
      • Feminism - Caroline is portrayed over all positively, through Poirot and Christie (although Sheppard portrays her as a gossip)

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