- The desensitization to violence. After all, murder or other violent acts are usually central to the story.
- Cynicism, which comes from dealing with the dark side of humanity on a consistent basis.
- Fear, seeing criminals around every corner. While murder is frequent enough, the type portrayed in fiction is far rarer than mysteries tend to make us think it is.
Thursday, May 5, 2016
Common drawbacks of the mystery genre: