Evans Accomplice

Report
Objective: To make the students
aware of the theme and plot of
the chapter.
RE Tools : IT, Artist Image, Think,
Share @ Pair.
Material required: PPT, Pictures,
Chart etc.
Norman Colin Dexter
Born - September 29th ,1930
Stamford , United Kingdom
Crime writer : contemporary
 Should
criminals in prison be given
the opportunity of learning and
education?
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Software(Mind it)
Predict
Question
Visualize
Connect
Evaluate
Hardware(of story)
1 Point of View
2 People
3 Place
4 Plot
5 Pith
1. O – Level - Ordinary Level ( the lowest of three levels of
standardized British Exam in a secondary school subject)
Other Levels
2. A – Level - Advanced Level
3. S – Level - Scholarship Level
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Third Person Point Of View
Author’s point of view
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The Secretary of the Examination Board
The Governor of HM Prison Oxford
James Roderick Evans
Evans German Teacher from so-called Technical College(actually his accomplice)
Jackson-Senior Prison Officer , HM Prison Oxford
Stephens-Newly recruited Prison officer
Reverend Stuart Mcleery-Parson from St. Mary Mags Church as Invigilator in
conducting Exam
8. Mr Carter , Detective Superintendent
9. Chief Inspector Bell from St Aldates Police Station
10. Evans accomplice acting as Mcleery & also as Driver of Prison Van, having
Broad Scott Accent
11. Evans accomplice –pretty Blonde Receptionist in Golden Lion Hotel
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Evans accomplice acting as Silent Prison officer at d end of story
13 So-called Assistant Secretary(actually Evans accomplice) of the Exam Board
providing Correction Slip
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No serious criminal record
Congenital kleptomaniac
Pleasant sort of chap (by Governor)
Evans the jail break(prison officers call)
Our little Einstein (by Jackson)
Mathematician ( by Stephens)
Insight into human psychology
1. So called German Teacher from so – called Technical
college .
2. Man with Broad Scott Accent impersonating as
Mcleery – parson from St. Mary Mags acting as
Invigilator , and also Driver of prison van in the end
of the story .
3. Pretty Blonde Receptionist at Golden Lion Hospital
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4. Man acting as Silent Prison Officer of the Prison van
at the end of the story.
Mr. Jackson
 Displays Π ww
Medals on his Chest
 Tiny core of
comparison in heart
 Addresses Evans as
old son
 Senior Prison Officer
on the D-wing in HM
oxford prison
 Warm enemy with
Evans
Mr. Stephens
1. Newly recuited
2. Burly – surly looking
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Good –for-a –giggle,
gullible Governor
Governor sitting in Evans
Hotel Room in Golden
Lion (catches him)
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HM Prison, Oxford
Evans Cell in HM Prison Oxford
Elsfield Way : where Exam Board is
Redcliffe Hospital : where injured Mcleery is to
be taken in Ambulance
Newbury : where Evans is supposed to be
escaped
(middle of)Chipping Norton : where Hotel
Golden Lion lies
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Exam fixed
Evans Cell turned into Exam centre
Exams conducted
Evans Escape
Alert sounded, Police comes into action
Governor catches Evans in Golden Lion Hotel
Evans escapes again in Prison Van with d help
of his accomplice
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Never be over – confident
Never under – estimate your enemies
Battle of wits between crime and punishment
Hasty conclusions blurs clear thinking / evident
facts
How the prisoner outsmarts the prison –
authorities
Try try again till you succeed
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Examination: German O-Level Exam
Day n Date: Tuesday 8th June
Time: 9.15 A.M.—10.15 A.M.(started 10 min. late)
Venue: Evans Cell
Candidate:1-James Roderick Evans
Invigilator: Parson Mcleery from St. Mary Mags
Preparation : got individual tuitions from German tutor
since last Sept. : Night Classes
Sponsored by : HM Prison, Oxford Authorities
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Evans Make-up Material
brought by his accomplice
impersonating as Mcleery:
False Beard
a pair of spectacles
a dog collar
sticking plaster
a dog collar
Clerical Paraphernalia
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Things he
managed/provided with:
1. Razor Blade
2. Grey Regulation Blanket
3. Filthy looking red n
white woolen Bobble Hat
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Things Removed:
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Razor
Nail Scissors
Nail-file
Paper-Knife
Room set/things added
1. Two small square table set between
Bunk n distempered wall
2. Two hard chairs
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3. Cell bugged(small listening
device concealed)
Time
DATE- 8:30 PM
Monday, 7 June
- 8:30 AM
Tuesday, 8 June
HappeningIncidents
German Teacher wishes
good luck (8:15 AM –
Steady drizzle).
Mr. Jackson and Mr.
Stephens visits Evans
cell inspects and exam
sitting arrangements
made .
Time
DATE – 8:45 AM
Tuesday , 8 June
DATE – 9:10 AM
Tuesday, 8 June
DATE- 9:12 AM
Tuesday, 8 June
Happening Incidents
Reverend Stuart Mcleery left his
bachelor flat in Broad Street
and Stepped out briskly
towards Carfax.
Receiver switched on by Governor
(Evans cell bugged)
Governor calls Jackson to
examine Mcleery (Stephens
examines him).
1. Sealed Question paper Envelope .
2. A yellow Invigilation form .
3. A special authentication card from
Exam Boards.
4. Paper knife .
5. Bible .
6. Current copy of The Church Times.
Time
Happening Incidents
DATE -9:25 AM
Tuesday , 8 June
Exam starts (10 minutes late).
DATE – 9:40 AM
Tuesday , 8 June
Assistent Secretary ,
Examinations Board , told
for correction slip. Governor
fears fake call(Escape
Location – Golden Lion
informed)
German wording corrected to :Zum golden Lowen
Actually implies Golden Lion Hotel
□ Answer Sheet Codes:
Paper Index No-313
Centre No-271
which implies six figures-313/271 referring to
middle of chipping Norton as per Ordnance Survey Map of
Oxfordshire
ESCAPE LOCATION-Golden Lion in d middle of Chipping
Norton
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Time
DATE -10:45 AM
Tuesday , 8 June
DATE – 10:50AM
Tuesday , 8 June
Happening Incidents
Stephens looks through peep –
hole at 1 minute .Intervals
found Evans having pen
between his lips , Staring.
Governor overhears Evans
seeking permission from
Invigilator to put on grey
regulation blanket around
his shoulders.
Time
DATE -10:51AM
Tuesday , 8 June
DATE – 11:20AM
Tuesday , 8 June
Happening Incidents
Stephens sees Evans in
blanket , still staring.
The Receiver crackled again
in Governor chamber .
Mcleery informed Evans
that only five minutes
remained.
Time
DATE -11:22 AM
Tuesday , 8 June
DATE – 11:25AM
Tuesday , 8 June
Happening Incidents
Jackson shouted along the
corridor to Stephens .
Governor ordered
Stephens to accompany
Mcleery to the main
prison gates .(Fake call)
The Governor heard the
final exchange between
Mcleery and Evans.
Examination over.
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Q1 :Give the brief character-sketch of Evans?
Q2: Mention few precautions taken in
the conduct of the Exam?
Q3: How the governor tracks him down?
Q4: How Evans manages to escape?
Q5: Give the brief summary of the story.

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