Detective comedy 5: Reflecting on the job

Lesson
Detective comedy 5: Reflecting on the job
8 pages
Purpose
Examining detective genre tropes, such as reflecting on the job.
Description
This lesson concludes the examination of blending of detective and comedy genres in 'The Falcon's Malteser', focussing on the detective weighing up the pros and cons of the job. How does the author use this scene to wrap up the chapter, and entice you to keep reading? What features of this scene continue the detective genre tropes? We rewrite the passage looking at each of these details, and end with a portfolio rewrite.
Lesson type
Detailed practice
Genre / Topic
Comedy, Mystery, Action, Adventure