当前位置:首页 >> 文学研究 >>

Summary on Blackmail


Summary on Blackmail The novel is mainly about a hit-and-run accident caused by the Duke and Duchess of Croydons.. They think that they will be safe by hiding their car in a place where no on

e can easily find out. However, the chief house detective, Ogilvie, who knows almost everything happened in the town, finds the secret and he wants to get a sum of money from the Duke and Duchess. The cigar is a clue in the development of the story. The first cigar means the start of the story. The second cigar witnesses the whole process of the blackmail. At the every beginning of the story, Ogilvie comes in with a wave of cigar smoke. At once, Duchess feels offensive to the smoke. She suggests Ogilvie to put out the cigar, but she fails. As Ogilvie believes that he is the third one except the couple knows the accident, he controls the situation of this talk. When Ogilvie talks about the Jaguar is just the car that caused this accident, Duchess denies such a fact. Ogilvie loses mild manner, takes out another cigar, tells the Duchess the consequences of this accident. Listening to Ogilvie’s words, Duchess feels wrathful, with arrogant, she warns Ogilvie to take care of what he has said. Even though the words make a little difference, Ogilvie still takes the role of leadership. He lights the second cigar, begins to tell the whole process of the accident. By the time Ogilvie leisurely puffs a cloud of blue cigar smoke, Duchess has no choice but wrinkles her nose in distaste, for she realizes the whole situation is under Ogilvie’s control. As Ogilvie continues to enjoy his cigar, he points out the evidence left in the accident. Hearing this, Duchess feels despaired. However, when she realizes the purpose of Ogilvie’s coming, she regains her sense and puts forward two ways to handle the accident. The first way is to repair the car discreetly, which is rejected by Ogilvie, for the reason that the police has told every repair shop to notice such kind of Jaguar. The second way is to remove the car to other state where the police cannot find out. Just at this time, Duchess finds the leadership gradually held by her. She positively asks Ogilvie about the evidence. She thinks they can use the greed of the hotel man to resolve the problem. She says to Ogilvie that she can give him 25,000 dollars more than Ogilvie has claimed, but he needs to drive the car away to Chicago. Facing the enormous lure, Ogilvie succumbs to the requirement. Finally he puts out the offending cigar for the sake of the Duchess.


相关文章:
summary of Blackmail
summary of Blackmail_英语学习_外语学习_教育专区 暂无评价|0人阅读|0次下载|举报文档summary of Blackmail_英语学习_外语学习_教育专区。Summary In New Orleans,...
Summary of Blackmail
Summary of Blackmail_文学研究_人文社科_专业资料。Summary of Blackmail After an hour of his telephone call, the chief office, Ogilvie appeared the Cro ...
考研英语词汇1
(8) blackmail summary underestimate prophet undesirable vital zigzag vibrate startle awe anguish benign substance escalate vigor suppress blade superb reassure ...
summary写作技巧
summary写作技巧_英语学习_外语学习_教育专区。Summary ? By summary, we mean a brief restatement, in your own words, of the content of a passage, a...
高三英语读写任务作文专题突破summary
高三英语读写任务作文专题突破summary_高三英语_英语_高中教育_教育专区。高三英语读写任务作文专题突破summary高三英语读写任务作文专题突破---如何写概括 30 个词...
summary 范文
Summary: The children were playing hide-and-seek in a vacant lot one afternoon. Finding that the storage mailbox had been left open, Paul hid and ...
大英三summary
大英三summary_英语学习_外语学习_教育专区。新标准大学英语三课文summary Unit1 R1 In the fall of our final year, our mood changed. The relaxed atmosphere ...
blackmail课后作业答案
blackmail课后作业答案_英语考试_外语学习_教育专区。Ⅰ. Give brief answers to...XIV. Summary The Duke and the Duchess occupy a luxurious suite in a ...
article summary
Summary of Article 2 2页 免费 Summary for a article 2页 1财富值 Summary of Article 1 暂无评价 2页 免费 Written Article Summary 2页 免费 Summary ...
英语议论文summary
英语议论文summary_高三英语_英语_高中教育_教育专区 暂无评价|0人阅读|0次下载|举报文档 英语议论文summary_高三英语_英语_高中教育_教育专区。高二英语专题训练(3...
更多相关标签: