The Thriller Genre In Dan Brown's Novel Angels And Demons
Journal of Al-qadisiya in arts and educational sciense,
2012, Volume 12, Issue 3, Pages 17-37
AbstractThriller is a genre of fiction in which heroes are pitted against villains determined to destroy them, their country, or the stability of the world. This genre is often associated with adventure and detective fiction. Thriller genre uses suspense, tension, and excitement as their main elements. It is mostly characterized by an atmosphere of menace, violence, and murder. This genre includes sub-genres, which may include elements of other genres. A wide ranging conspiracy involving governments, terrorists or secret brotherhood is also what makes a good thriller. Dan Brown is not a new-comer to this genre. Each of his novels includes intricate plots, and intriguing conspiracy theories with breathless, edge of the seat action. Brown's novels introduces collection of codes, puzzles, anagrams, ambigrams, and messages hidden in famous scientific discoveries and Art works, as new thrilling devices.
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