Elizabeth Gaskell and Conan Doyle authors.
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Both narrators are first person but the narrator for "Our Society" in Cranford is ironic and humorous while the narrator for "A Scandal in Bohemia" is serious and without irony or humorousness. The reason for these differences is that in "Our Society" the narrator is telling a tale of a wickedly mischievous young lady who thinks nothing of wreaking havoc with a person's nerves, while in "A Scandal" the narrator is telling an open tale about marvelous deductive and observational skills. Just as the first requires a little ironic humor, the second requires a straightforward approach.
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