The High Window Edges Close At The Death Of Morningstar And Detective Phillip

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As The High Window edges close to the climax and conclusion, Raymond Chandler uses this stage as a time for readers to make comparisons and assumptions between characters. With the protagonist the most relatable Chandler presents Marlowe several intriguing similarities with other characters, thus allowing the reader to create assumptions about his overall development throughout the novel. However, despite coming off as a tough, quick-witted detective, Marlowe unveils new unordinary characteristics and reactions as the novel progresses through a series of events. Despite that, the introduction of Detective-Lieutenant Jesse Breeze in Chapter 10 ultimately proves to be Marlowe’s vague double with their job conclusively making them complete opposite. Nonetheless, despite showing no sign of odd or unusual behavior throughout the first several chapters of the novel, Chandler only after the death of Morningstar and detective Phillip begins to display Marlowe’s unnatural behaviors. As Marlowe experiences a tunnel of events, Chandler slightly presents his awkward and odd reactions to distinctive situations deliberately. With a pattern of character development seen by Marlowe, his pattern ultimately proves to shape his characteristics as emotions and reactions shift from the ordinary detective persona to a more open and real world approach. With his case expanding to police investigations along with murders Marlowe begins to realize that his case is far from ordinary or similar to

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