Ruth Rendell Questions and Answers

Ruth Rendell

In The Wrong Category by Ruth Rendell, the main character, Barry, has been stalking the streets at night, visiting the spots where several murders have occurred. This seems to be either a very...

Latest answer posted October 24, 2017, 10:36 am (UTC)

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Ruth Rendell

Author Ruth Rendell was a master of writing mystery stories. In her collection of short stories entitled A Fever Tree and Other Stories, she includes a story called "The Wrong Category." This...

Latest answer posted October 19, 2017, 11:34 am (UTC)

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Ruth Rendell

I think that you would have to examine some of the media and culture of the time period in order to fully be able to assess how Rendell's work is a reflection of mental illness at the time. Part...

Latest answer posted November 2, 2010, 3:58 am (UTC)

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Ruth Rendell

It is possible to approach the expression "brutal ugliness" as one that foreshadows the ending. In the story, Barry contrasts the "brutal ugliness" of the girl with the attractiveness of the man...

Latest answer posted October 23, 2017, 4:01 pm (UTC)

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Ruth Rendell

Mystery author Ruth Rendell is a masterful writer of plot twists. She knows exactly how to make everything seem obvious, right up until the very last moment. In her short story "The Wrong...

Latest answer posted October 23, 2017, 10:09 am (UTC)

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