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Text             Key Themes                              Image                          Connection to other texts The Maltese  Falcon           (BOOK) -McGuffin: something  that is not as it appears. -Corrupt and Bleak  World (a reoccurring  theme) -Femme fatale: Bridget  READ WIKIPEDIA- Large  emphasis on  eyes. Spade:  described as a  blonde hair  Satan, he is  very angular,  everything is in  the shape of V  with him -In the book, Spade tells the “Flitcraft  story” - Flitcraft story : he decides to  completely start his life over, and he  ends up where he started. This is  important  b/c  at the end of the book,  Effie is angry at Spade for turning in  Bridget over to the police, and the  story ends with a famous quote  (“your Sam’s a detective”) and he  goes right back to Archer’s wife . The Big Sleep           (BOOK) -Big Sleep: Death -Separate from the  police, always alone. -Corruption in the higher  class  -His more physical and  belongs to the lower  class -Sweat: shows his  physical - A painting of a  knight saving a  girl, and he  says you better  do it or I will. -Beginning is the same, but the 
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