To what extent do the detective fiction stories looked at imitate

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To what extent do the detective fiction stories looked at imitate
The Murders in the Rue Morgue in terms of the character and the creation of tension?

Question: To what extent do the detective fiction stories looked at imitate 'The Murders in the Rue Morgue' in terms of the character and the creation of tension?

This essay will explain, discuss and examine the effects of Edgar
Allen Poe's 'The Murders in the Rue Morgue' had on other authors writing detective stories during the 19th century. 'The Murders in the
Rue Morgue' was a new kind of story and Edgar Allen Poe had many authors imitate him. Take Arthur Conan Doyle's detective, Sherlock
Holmes, for example. Holmes quickly became one of the most famous detectives of
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There is another 'point', which is evident in the detective stories we have read. This is that the detective seems to be an amateur and someone who doesn't like the Formal Police Service. Take Dupin for example. He said this about the Parisian Police: 'The Parisian Police, so much extolled for acumen, are cunning, but no more.' This gives the reader the impression that Dupin doesn't like the Police and that
Dupin thinks a lot of himself. This is also apparent with Holmes.
There was a case in 'The Speckled Band' when Holmes criticised the
Police because they did not search the room thoroughly. He said: 'We will have to search the room with care to see what the Police have missed out.' This clearly gives the reader the impression that
Sherlock does not like the Police.

The detectives also seem to be in 'a world of their own' and often seem to have highly individual personalities. We can see that Dupin
'waffles' quite a lot, when he speaks. Lets look at when he starts to talk about the people who have heard the voice. He starts by saying:
'That was the evidence itself . . . .' and talks like this for the next four paragraphs. This tells me that, at times. Dupin can talk a load of nonsense and he can be quite tedious. We can also see the detective's different