Throughout the semester in Women's Detective Fiction, we read both collaboratively and individually, multiple fiction mystery and detective novels by extraordinary authors such as P.D. James and Agatha Christie. Throughout the semester we not only read these novels and took note of the details of the story lines, we also studied how each author used and incorporated domestic epistemology into their plots and story lines. Domestic epistemology is the study of how one may solve mysteries. In our class capstone project, we emailed adults all around campus to help us set up a mystery for the seventh-period Womens' Detective Fiction class.
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