The Big Sleep Essays

The Big Sleep

In The Big Sleep, private investigator Philip Marlowe solves the puzzle created by a multi-layered, interrelated series of heinous crimes for his client, at a fee of twenty-five dollars a day plus expenses. Marlowe strives first and foremost to...

12th Grade

The Big Sleep

Ever since its emergence, The Big Sleep has been discussed whether a detective-novel be considered serious literature. It is hard to answer this question, mainly because it raises two other questions: is there anything like "non-serious"...