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Holmes invited Dr Watson to accompany him to Ross-on Wye to solve a murder case. Charles McCarthy was the victim; his son, James was the main suspect. The McCarthys lived on John Turner's estate. Patience Moran was the witness.   Moran & a policeman found Charles McCarthy dead and James' gun at the scene, Boscombe Pool. James was arrested. Alice Turner was sure he was innocent, So, she invited Holmes to solve the mystery. James admitted he went to B.P to shoot rabbits. He met his father and...

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Holmes Essay As we start to talk and discuss mystery and its elements today, we will analyze what mystery really means. Now how we define mystery is something that is very different from person to person. In our opinions a good mystery novel is something that gives us a crime or murder or something in a sense where we are given clues , people connected to the situation somehow and the main objective is to figure out “Who done it and why.” That’s where the mystery comes in the story, and it is to...

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Theatrical Reason In Arthur Conan Doyle’s A Scandal in Bohemia, Sherlock Holmes uses his famous reasoning abilities to read a woman in order to solve a problem. After all, according to Holmes a woman’s emotions always give her away, making it easy for him to find Irene Adler’s hidden photograph. The apparently rational assumptions about women lead Sherlock Holmes to overconfidently use those generalizations in his reasoning to find the photograph. Theatricality is the main tool used by...

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SHERLOCK HOLMES: The Golden Limping Stick “My name is Sherlock Holmes.  It is my business to know what other people don't know”. -Sherlock Holmes  The Golden Limping Stick, the invaluable heirloom of two of the leading figures in English Society which is Lord and Lady Monacle. Sherlock Holmes was asked to save Lord and Lady Monacle in an outrageous scandal and a possible exposure. Holmes and Watson investigated the treat of scandals disclosure; just too safely...

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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...

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The Real Sherlock Holmes

Hunter Byars Andrew Kelly ENG1123 July 24, 2013 Dr. Joseph Bell: Doyle’s inspiration for his Sherlock Holmes character Arthur Conan Doyle is the author of the very popular Sherlock Holmes series. He wrote many adventures about Sherlock Holmes, a consulting detective who is extremely intelligent and sees the world differently than most people. Although Holmes is a fictional character, Doyle was inspired by one of his University professors, Dr. Joseph Bell, who was an expert in deductive reasoning...

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Sherlock Holmes and the Cocaine Habit

1800’s. This imperialism brought many treasures back to the Victorians, such as tea, hookah, opium, and the versatile substance cocaine. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous detective Sherlock Holmes exemplified the traits of a gentleman, and the spirit of the Victorian era in the story The Sign of Four because while Holmes is remembered for his remarkable powers of deduction, and was viewed as a gentleman of society, his complete disregard for class separation, eccentric hobbies and habits, and his lack...

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SHERLOCK WHO? “It’s elementary, my dear Watson!” This line stated by the famous fictional character Sherlock Holmes is known around the world. The beloved British detective, created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is to many the true essence of classical detective fiction. However, the origin and source of classical detective fiction is located further back, earlier than the 1930’s of Sherlock Holmes, in a previous century. For...

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The Adventurers of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson PARAGRAPH 1- EPIGRAPH "Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results." 19th century Scottish American, rags to riches, industrialist and philanthropist http://www.managementgurus.org/Andrew+Carnegie Andrew Carnegie developed the opinion in the late 1800s while he forged a...

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House and Sherlock Holmes

stated that the TV series House and the Sherlock Holmes stories are both connected in several ways. I agree that House and Holmes have similar characteristics; both House and Holmes are experts in their professions, they are given cases to solve that are too difficult for other investigators (doctors) to resolve, both House and Holmes are quick on their feet, a mindset to come to rapid conclusions after the briefest examination of the circumstances. House and Holmes are similar in many different ways...

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