Sherlock Holmes

Topics: Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventure of the Speckled Band Pages: 4 (1698 words) Published: June 7, 2012

English class

"The Speckled band"

In the short story "The Adventure of The Speckled Band". Sherlock Holmes states that "violence does in truth recoil upon the violent, and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another. If one has a dark soul and evil intensions, in the end one shall perish. One simply meets the same fate they intended for another. No good will ever come out of under handed and insipid acts. Darkness doesn't really exist. The true definition of "dark" is only the absence of light. What's done in the dark, under the quiet or covered up is classified as unknown. It never stays that way, things always tend to be brought to light. The honest truth , nothing more, nothing less. Sherlock Holmes is right in every way, It's a very deep and interesting quote but true nevertheless. This wonderful and mind challenging short story was written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's. The genre of this literature is fiction. Dr. Grimesby Roylott, the sinister character that made this short story so interesting. He was the evil and ruthless step father of the twin girls, Helen stoner and Julia stoner. Dr. Roylott was indeed the murderer of poor Julia. His step daughters were to be married to claim their mother's late income. If both sister's were to succeed, their step father would have been left with very little. His plot against killing his step daughters was for a selfish and sick purpose! On page 333 Sherlock Holmes states that Dr. Roylott was a "clever and ruthless man". He came to this conclusion due to the proof he gathered together, which tied the step father to the murder of Julia. Sherlock Holmes solved the case by catching Dr. Roylott in pursuit of attempting to murder Helen. He was at it once again, but this time little did he know Mr. Holmes was in position as the victim to his crime. Helen was supposed to be in...
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