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Sherlock Holmes

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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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 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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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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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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Character of Sherlock Holmes

Character of Sherlock Holmes “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes” is one of a several detective collection written by Arthur Conan Doyle which became well known among numerous people in the world. The protagonist in “A Scandal in Bohemia” as well as in the rest of Doyle’s stories is a legendary detective known as Sherlock Holmes, who always shows a positive energy into solving criminal mysteries. In “A Scandal in Bohemia”, Holmes along with his trustful friend, tries to unravel the riddle regarding...

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Cultural Effect of Sherlock Holmes

Cultural Impact of Sherlock Holmes When someone mentions the occupation of detective, a single image usually comes to mind, a man wearing a cape and deerstalker, holding a magnifying glass and smoking a pipe. This entire image can be contributed to one character: Sherlock Holmes. Holmes is considered by many to be the greatest detective to ever exist, even if he only exists in the pages of books and on movie and television screens. It is impossible to escape the influence of Holmes. Countless references...

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