Representing crime and authority lecture 7: tenor isn"t the subject of the metaphor but the meaning of the metaphor. Not helpful to say what words should be used: lecture: continuing fictional detectives, some number qualities the detectives have: 1) detective is a loner, doesn"t get along well with people of his class or similar. He is sort of comfortable mixing with the criminal classes. 2) prevalence of male-male couple, homoerotic aspect of this, crucial to understand it"s a situation of intimacy that tends to exclude others, women as love objects in peripheral way to the male-male relationship that is central. Having the two of them allows the detective to articulate his thoughts to someone, without having the author narrate them as thoughts. We get to hear sherlock bat ideas with watson. The discussion of films and books, the writer in the books involved in screenplay as well.