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The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Although unfinished, The Mystery of Edwin Drood would have been a masterpiece. Although we do not know the ending, there is enough of the book that we have to describe some themes. In the books...

Latest answer posted March 14, 2012, 2:20 pm (UTC)

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The Mystery of Edwin Drood

I would want to answer this question by refering to two aspects of this great unfinished classic by Charles Dickens. Firstly, and most shockingly, the opening chapter introduces the theme of opium...

Latest answer posted May 18, 2011, 10:24 pm (UTC)

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The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Luke Honeythunder is a boisterous philanthropist who has assumed guardianship for the orphans Helena and Neville Landless. He arranges for both of them to be educated with Neville living with...

Latest answer posted March 20, 2019, 9:02 pm (UTC)

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The Mystery of Edwin Drood

The character of Dick Datchery is one of the many mysteries in Charles Dickens’s novel about Edwin Drood’s disappearance. A stranger with vivid white, apparently in disguise, arrives in Cloistenham...

Latest answer posted May 10, 2019, 5:25 pm (UTC)

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The Mystery of Edwin Drood

The “mystery” referred to in the title is the disappearance of Edwin Drood. The plot revolves around the loves and jealousies of Edwin; his dear friend and one-time fiancée Rosa Bud; and a brother...

Latest answer posted January 6, 2019, 4:22 am (UTC)

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The Mystery of Edwin Drood

The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens opens with a dark, menacing tone as the characters are introduced as sharing a bed inside a horrible, little room that serves as an opium den. The man,...

Latest answer posted August 27, 2018, 3:47 pm (UTC)

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The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Jasper is generally decent and courteous in his conduct to those who are his social inferiors and is protective towards those over whom he has any authority. Dickens describes his manner as...

Latest answer posted June 10, 2020, 2:49 pm (UTC)

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