Arthur Conan Doyle, The New Catacomb
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...Arthur Conan Doyle, The New Catacomb After reading this story I believe that the writer begins with an easy and languid pace, so typical of an interaction between friends. However, as the narrative proceeds, I felt that the things started to get dense, spooky and weighty. The most amazing thing about the story is its setting. The two characters are shown as sitting at Kennedy’s place, crowded with the relics of the yore, a stark contrast from the modern world that existed outside. I also found the writers delineation of the features of the characters, very interesting. To begin with, I believed that the interaction between Kennedy and Burger... ? Two Stories of the of the Concerned March 15, Two Stories...
Silver blaze by Arthur Conan Doyle
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...Arthur Conan Doyle has done a great job in solving a murder mystery. I feel that many people appear because they have heard of Sherlock Holmes (Bradley 67). The story starts with Sherlock Holmes poring over the information about a crime which involves the disappearance of Silver Blaze a winning race horse. Thereafter, Holmes is received by the police detective who he respects by saying that he is quite proficient only lacking in imagination. Conversely, this without doubt is the overall point of Sherlock... Silver Blaze Silver Blaze is a mystery film that is directed by Thomas Bentley. The movie stirs Arthur Wontnre as Sherlock Holmes, Ronald Shiner as Simpson the stable Boy and Ian Fleming as Dr....
"Silver Blaze" by Arthur Conan Doyle
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...Arthur Conan Doyle has done a great job in solving a murder mystery. I feel that many people appear because they have heard of Sherlock Holmes (Bradley 67). The story starts with Sherlock Holmes poring over the information about a crime which involves the disappearance of Silver Blaze a winning race horse. Thereafter, Holmes is received by the police detective who he respects by saying that he is quite proficient only lacking in imagination. Conversely, this without doubt is the overall point of Sherlock Holmes. He... Silver Blaze Silver Blaze is a mystery film that is directed by Thomas Bentley. The movie stirs Arthur Wontnre as Sherlock Holmes, Ronald Shiner as Simpson the stable Boy and Ian Fleming...
"The Valley of Fear" by Arthur Conan Doyle
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...Arthur Conan Doyle has enthralled the admirers of the detective Sherlock Holmes for almost a century. At the same time, the book examines the conditions of life in the American coal mining region. The book starts with a mysterious coded letter received by Sherlock Holmes, the detective, which warns of some danger to one Mr. Douglas of Birlstone Manor, who is later found with his face blown off by a sawn-off shotgun. A piece of paper with the letters V.V.341 is found near the body. By using his great powers of observation and analysis , Holmes solves the case .The dead man was found to be not Douglas at all, but a man named Baldwin... The Valley of Fear The detective ic "The Valley of Fear " written by...
A Scandal in Bohemia" by Arthur Conan Doyle
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...Arthur Conan Doyle is a new opera that narrates the story about Sherlock Holmes. It is a fiction narrative that reveals the mystery behind Holmes and the way he condescends the views of women. The narrative discourse was written in a chronological sequence of events behind the mystery are written in a way similar to expository narrative. However, the fiction narrative was meant for entertaining the reader and it makes the story appealing to the reader. The fiction narrative was also meant to stir the emotional response of the reader. What makes the narrative somehow different from the expository one is the writing of the content... . The author stylizes his writings by speaking from the...
Reading on A Scandal in Bohemia by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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...Arthur Conan Doyle The passage cited below throws reflection on the whole story. Im going to analyze this in part by part, phrase by phrase, for several significant elements are craftily elucidated in it. As I passed the well-remembered door, which must always be associated in my mind with my wooing, and with the dark incidents of the Study in Scarlet, I was seized with a keen desire to see Holmes again, and to know how he was employing his extraordinary powers. In the first sentence, the word ‘wooing’ is highlighted. Many scholars have articulated that this reference is to Mary Morstan... Essay, English Literature ic and Modern) Topic: Close reading on A Scandal in Bohemia, by Sir...
A Comparative Evaluation and Literary Analysis of The Yellow Face by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and The Murders in the Rue Morgue by Edgar Allan Poe
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...Arthur Conan Doyle, and “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” by Edgar Allan Poe This paper is a comparative analysis of the two landmark short stories in detective mysteries, the Sherlock Holmes’ adventure of “The Yellow Face” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” by Edgar Allan Poe. The two stories are both unique and remarkable in their historical significance considering the age when these were written as well as the uniqueness and ingenuity of the subject matters and treatments of the same. “The Yellow Face” is a story about Mr. Grant Munro and his wife. They were a happily married couple till recently... ?A Comparative Evaluation and Literary Analysis of “The Yellow Face” by Sir...
Gender Depiction in Conan Doyles Short Stories
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...Conan Doyle’s Short Stories The work of Arthur Conan Doyle provides a discernment and intuitiveness into the mindset of the Victorian man and his concept of women in connection with distraught crime. The Victorian people were not quite ready to admit the thought that a woman could participate in a violent crime with having nothing wrong with her mentally. This is illustrated in Doyle’s famous Sherlock Holmes stories such as “Man with the twisted Lip” and “The speckled band.” In these stories, a woman acts as an assassin and criminal of the case Holmes’ is investigating. (Adrian C. 1954) Conan Doyle was definitely the product of the cultural atmosphere and surrounding he lived... Gender Depiction in...
1.Discuss how Doyle goes about maintaining suspense in The Hound of the Baskervilles. You should consider how the plot is structured as well as whether the author succeeded in keeping your interest.
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...Arthur Conan Doyle starts with a mystery. The Baskerville family is being haunted by ghosts for quite some time. After the death of Sir Charles Baskerville, Sir Henry, who is one of his descendants takes over the ownership of the Baskerville estate. Henry receives a warning letter asking him to stop being involved in the estate. Sir Henry then requests Sherlock Holmes to carry out an investigation of the mystery. In the process, various mysteries are to be solved. From here, Watson and Holmes attempt to investigate the cause of the mysterious events. To that effect, the story combines... How Suspense is maintained in The Hound of the Baskervilles s Introduction The Houndof the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur...
Gender Depiction in Conan Doyles Short Stories
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...Conan Doyle’s Short Stories The work of Arthur Conan Doyle provides a discernment and intuitiveness into the mindset of the Victorian man and his concept of women in connection with distraught crime. The Victorian people were not quite ready to admit the thought that a woman could participate in a violent crime with having nothing wrong with her mentally. This is illustrated in Doyle’s famous Sherlock Holmes stories such as “Man with the twisted Lip” and “The speckled band.” In these stories, a woman acts as an assassin and criminal of the case Holmes’ is investigating. (Adrian C. 1954) Conan Doyle was definitely the product of the cultural atmosphere and surrounding he lived... Gender Depiction in...
Conan Doyles The Hound of the Baskervilles
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...Conan Doyle's "The Hound of the Baskervilles" Although Arthur Conan Doyle was a believer in the psychic and the supernatural himself, his famous creation, the detective Sherlock Holmes is a staunch rationalist. "The Hound of the Baskervilles", one of the greatest stories of detection through scientific reasoning, is like a gothic novel with modern overtones. Sherlock Holmes refuses to believe that a supernatural agency was behind the death of Sir Charles Baskerville, although public opinion favors something other than natural as the cause of death . The ancient 'legend' of the evil squire and the hell hound corroborates the general opinion. Although... "There Stood a Foul Thing Reason Versus Fantasy in...
Sir Arthur Conan Doyles Short Stories
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...Arthur Conan Doyle's Selected Short Stories Webbing around language in first person narration, theme structure and context, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was able to create tension, define characters and set the mood and atmosphere in The Greek Interpreter, The Speckled Band and The Crooked Man which hook the readers to continue reading and accompany the central character as he made his way through his scientific method until the story folds. Written at the end of nineteenth century, when modernism was to be on stage, Sherlock Holmes was created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and became the greatest and certainly the most famous fictional detective of all time. This popularity... Tension and Atmosphere in Sir Arthur ...
Sherlock Holmes
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...Arthur Conan Doyle built Sherlock Holmes as a fictional detective. Sherlock Holmes is a consultant detective based in London. He is known for his intelligent logical reasoning. He also has an ability to adopt in any disguise and rely, on forensic science, to solve difficult cases. Sir Conan Doyle based the Sherlock Holmes character on Dr. Joseph Bell who was a surgeon. Sherlock Holmes and Joseph Bell were known for basing their conclusions on the smallest observations. Sherlock Holmes uses his power of observation, in addition to perseverance and intelligence (Doyle 93). These attributes show that Sherlock Holmes was an independent and insightful investigator. His... Sherlock Holmes Introduction Sir...
The Sign of Four and Murder on the Orient Express
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...Arthur Conan Doyle, and who was the basis for a number of Doyle’s novels (“Sir Arthur Conan Doyle” 1). Another famous detective, that might rank a close second, popular among literary circles is Hercule Poirot, the rather quirky Belgium detective dreamt up by writer Dame Agatha Christie (“Dame Agatha Christie” 1). These two authors set precedents in plot... Due The Sign of Four and Murder on the Orient Express: Comparing and Contrasting their Plots, Characters, and Authors Introduction When you ask for the name of the most famous of detectives from literary history many people would probably say the clever, remarkable and rational 19th century British detective, Sherlock Holmes, created by Sir Arthur ...
Tension and Atmosphere in Sir Arthur Conan Doyles Selected Short Stories
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...Arthur Conan Doyle’s Selected Short Stories Webbing around language in first person narration, theme structure and context, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was able to create tension, define characters and set the mood and atmosphere in The Greek Interpreter, The Speckled Band and The Crooked Man which hook the readers to continue reading and accompany the central character as he made his way through his scientific method until the story folds. Written at the end of nineteenth century, when modernism was to be on stage, Sherlock Holmes was created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and became the greatest and certainly the most famous fictional detective of all time. This popularity... Tension and Atmosphere in Sir Arthur ...
Sherlock Holmes- A Game of Shadows
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...Arthur Conan Doyle known by his Meerschaum pipe, the deerstalker hat and the ever present tweed cape has certainly undergone some changes in the much successful cinematic version (Rainer 21). The movie is essentially true to the Sherlock Holmes genre in the sense that it portrays the avid detective trying to bring to justice an astute... ? Sherlock Holmes- A Game of Shadows of the English Literature ic and Modern) of the Concerned 3 August Sherlock Holmes- A Game of Shadows Sherlock Holmes- A Game of Shadows is a 2011action mystery movie starring Robert Downey Jr as the famous fictional detective Sherlock Holmes. There is no denying the fact that the original characters of Sherlock Holmes contrived by...
Narrative Techniques in Sir Arthur Conan Doyles The Adventure of the Speckled Band
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...Arthur Conan Doyle’s “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” In the story “The Adventure of the Speckled Band,” Arthur Conan Doyle presents a Sherlock Holmes mystery. In this mystery, the narration is from the point of view of Watson, who is a part of the story, but is tangential to the story as a whole. Therefore, the narrative discourse is distinct from the story, because the narrative discourse features Watson’s thoughts about what is transpiring, and his interpretation of the events. The story itself is pretty straightforward, in that story consists of the events that are transpiring. The events of the story are that a young girl, with a temperamental stepfather, comes... ?Narrative Techniques in Sir...
Close Analysis
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...Arthur Conan Doyle explains how Mrs. Helen Stone’s reacts to being told the truth of how her twin sister died. Even though we are not directly told how she learned of it, Mrs. Helen responds in a way that depicts that she hates her stepfather for hiding the truth from her. However, she trusted that she would be in London as Sherlock Holmes continues with his investigations. Moreover, when Mrs... The theme of Truth in “The Adventure of the Speckled Band.” “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” is one of the short stories published in the Strand magazine in the year 1891 to 1892 by Conan Doyle. Having been one of the collections in “Conan’s Adventures of Sherlock Holmes” the story is one of the skillfully...
Sherlock Holmes: Detective and Criminal
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...Arthur Conan Doyle in his novels published in the 19th century. Sherlock Holmes is considered to be a pioneer in crime investigation and logical reasoning. His reputation for solving mysterious and complicated criminal cases speaks for his ability and skills. Arthur Conan Doyle shaped Holmes’ methodology similar to that of one of Doyle’s professors at University of Edinburgh. The deductive reasoning of Holmes has inspired many authors to replicate characters in a similar kind of investigative stories and crime fiction literature. The process of eliminating... Type Type Your Type 23 April 24, Sherlock Holmes: Detective and Criminal Holmes is the fictional detective introduced by the author Sir Arthur Co...
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Skill as a Detective Writer
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...Arthur Conan Doyle’s Skill as a Detective The Victorian age is at once identified generallyas a time of nostalgic perfection and rigid oppression. It is the age of change and social advances as well as the age of strict social structure and a severe regard for the customs of the past. During the later period, science had been seen to bring about numerous significant changes in the way people lived their lives, not always to the betterment of society and often creating situations in which the future effects were largely unknown. At the same time, there remained numerous unanswered questions regarding the role of the body and the...
Sherlock Holmes: Detective and Criminal
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...Arthur Conan Doyle in his novels published in the 19th century. Sherlock Holmes is considered to be a pioneer in crime investigation and logical reasoning. His reputation for solving mysterious and complicated criminal cases speaks for his ability and skills. Arthur Conan Doyle shaped Holmes’ methodology similar to that of one of Doyle’s professors at University of Edinburgh. The deductive reasoning of Holmes has inspired many authors to replicate characters in a similar kind of investigative stories and crime fiction literature. The process of eliminating... them. The techniques employed by Holmes have inspired many modern day authors to write fictional crime stories. The following is the...
The Personality of Sir Arthur Conan Doyles Sherlock Holmes
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...Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes Psychoanalytic Theory and Neo-analytic Theory [Type the [Pick the Abstract Sherlock Holmes is one of the most notable literary figures of history, and also one of the most enigmatic. This paper attempts to analyze the personality of Sherlock Holmes based on the accounts made in the stories that he figured in. Two contrasting personality theories were used in making the analysis, Freud’s Psychoanalytic Theory, and post-Freud Neo-analytic Theory. With these theories, the personality of Sherlock Holmes was carefully analyzed and insights were made regarding him. Introduction Personality analysis is an important exercise because it allows us... ? The Personality of Sir...
A Comparison of the Characterization of Sherlock Holmes
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...Arthur Conan Doyle. Since Holmes’s first fictional appearance in 1887, he has become the model of the amateur private detective. Although Sherlock Holmes is not one of the first private detectives who came into the fiction world, the fame he attained after his literary origin dwarfed his fictional ancestors and started his way to eternity. Together with his friend Dr. Watson, they have frequently appeared in all sorts of literature, movies and TV series. This article will contrast the characterization... College A Comparison of the Characterization of Sherlock Holmes in the Novel the Scarlett Letter, the Movie Sherlock Holmes and the Show Sherlock Sherlock Holmes is the most prominent creation of Sir Ar...
Detective methods
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...Doyle 3 Analysis: Arthur Conan Doyle While Edgar Allan Poe's C. Auguste Dupin represents the modular and separatist out of the box thinkers that are catalysts for change and innovation in specific disciplines and society, Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes represents the competent leaders that must remain... Poe/Doyle Terrance Jones Poe/Doyle Analysis Academia Research Analysis: Edgar Allan Poe The manner in which Edgar Allan Poe articulates the traits of C. Austin Dupin clearly represents his views of societal interaction versus the end result societal reality that he would have ushered in using C. Austin Dupin as a catalyst. Dupin is represented as a societal recluse who through isolation...
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...Arthur Conan Doyle about a woman named Irene Adler, who had a love affair with king Bohemia. However, five years later, the king attempts to marry the princess of Scandinavia. Irene on the other hand, stands firm by refuting the upcoming marriage and goes ahead to use their picture with the king as an evidence of their past intimate relationship. The king is aware of the plotted blackmail and he orders Sherlock Holmes, a renowned detective to be his detective with an aim of recovering the mysterious picture (Langbauer 148). The detective raid Irene’s home severally and even bribes her servants... by beating the intelligence of a prominent leader (Shmoop 74), the king and the highest ranked...
Comparing short stories
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...Arthur Conan Doyle, and “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” by Edgar Allan Poe This paper is a comparative analysis of the two landmark short stories in detective mysteries, the Sherlock Holmes’ adventure of “The Yellow Face” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” by Edgar Allan Poe. The two stories are both unique and remarkable in their historical significance considering the age when these were written as well as the uniqueness and ingenuity of the subject matters and treatments of the same. “The Yellow Face” is a story about Mr. Grant Munro and his wife. They were a happily married couple till recently... A Comparative Evaluation and Literary Analysis of “The Yellow Face” by Sir...
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...Arthur Smith Woodward, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Martin Hinton, and Arthur Conan Doyle, it is still impossible to pinpoint the main suspect in the hoax. However impossible it may be, I believe that Charles Dawson was the main culprit who was involved with the fake discoveries and hid in the revealed dark character traits of his accomplices. Question 1 It was believed that on the Pleistocene gravel at Piltdown in Sussex, a thick human-like... when Due: Piltdown man Prompts Part Almost 60 years after the Piltdown man is identified to be a ‘fake’, it is still a daunting task to name the culprit involved. Even though there are people who have been named as suspects including likes of; Charles Dawson,...
Hardboiled crime Fiction. (2,000)
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...Arthur Conan Doyle: A Biography of Arthur Conan Doyle. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1997. Print. Bradley... Hardboiled Crime Fiction This is a subgenre of detective fiction developed in 1920 and it is distinctively American although some representatives and followers are also found in England. This subgenre is mostly found in the west but the writers are both whites and the African Americans in their bid to exercise their literary prowess. In hardboiled fiction, the contents are almost similar to action but there is a small difference in their setting and the language style and the speed with which everything happens (Jalova 16). They heroes in hardball crime fiction are always very big, strong witty...
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...Arthur Conan Doyle, The New Catacomb After reading this story I believe that the writer begins with an easy and languid pace, so typical of an interaction between friends. However, as the narrative proceeds, I felt that the things started to get dense, spooky and weighty. The most amazing thing about the story is its setting. The two characters are shown as sitting at Kennedy’s place, crowded with the relics of the yore, a stark contrast from the modern world that existed outside. I also found the writers... Two Stories of the of the Concerned March 15, 2011 Two Stories 1. Arthur C...
Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson and the king of Bohemia
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...Arthur Conan Doyle in 1891. The story mainly revolves around Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson and the king of Bohemia. In this allegory, there are several instances of ironical statements at the end of the tale. For example, Holmes once said to Dr. Watson that it was a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. This statement was ironical because it was Holmes’ failure to adhere to this statement which later led to his downfall at the end of the story. In fact, this statement asserts that an individual should not make assumptions, but he / she must wait until they obtain proof to verify that the information... Unit test Question 2: A scandal in Bohemia was a short story that was published by Arthur...
Finding reality in Sherlock Holmes detectives stories
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...Conan Doyle opposed this point of view in the stories mentioned above. In two of them (except Musgrave Ritual) women were in charge of some crime. They planned them and organized. The motifs of some women were explained as mental duress. This fact demonstrates the author’s intention to show the reality of the Victorian society. It should be noted that Arthur Conan Doyle was extremely sensitive to the environment he lived in. It is easily seen through his writings. For instance, he applied the images of passive women demonstrating the real attitude towards them. The stories of Sherlock Holmes stress Victorian ideals of domesticity. However, there still... English Literature ic and Modern) 27 November ...
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...Arthur Conan Doyle passed by the digging site where the fossils were discovered while on his golfing rounds, and the possibility of him planting some of the fossils that were found acted as evidence of his involvement in the hoax. Arthur might have been motivated to do such a heinous action since he wanted to make a fool out of the other scientists as they did him by making him fall out with the scientific community due to his beliefs in spiritualism. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a medal... Part 1. A fossil skull was found at Piltdown site by a laborer digging a gravel pit. 2. Dawson claimed that he noticed the skull was extremely thick and appeared like a primitive. 3. Charles Darwin fits into the stor...
Finding Reality in Sherlock Holmes Detective Stories
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...Conan Doyle opposed this point of view in the stories mentioned above. In two of them (except Musgrave Ritual) women were in charge of some crime. They planned them and organized. The motifs of some women were explained as mental duress. This fact demonstrates the author’s intention to show the reality of the Victorian society. It should be noted that Arthur Conan Doyle was extremely sensitive to the environment he lived in. It is easily seen through his writings. For instance, he applied the images of passive women demonstrating the real attitude towards them. The stories of Sherlock Holmes stress Victorian ideals of domesticity. However, there still were several... English Literature ic and Modern) 27 ...
A case of identify
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...Doyle, Arthur.  “A Case of Identity.” 1891. The Complete Sherlock Holmes Volume 1. Ed. George Stade. New York:  Barnes and Noble Classics, 2003. 225-238. Print Doyle, Arthur. Delphi Works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Melbourne: Delphi Classics, 2013.Print. OBrien, James. The Scientific Sherlock Holmes: Cracking the Case with Science and Forensics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. Print. Pascal, Janet. Arthur Conan Doyle: Beyond Baker Street. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.Print.... A Case of Identify “The Adventure of a Case of Identity” was set in 1888. The story begins with Holmes and Dr. Watson sitting in Holmes house talking about the question whether invented fictions stories are...
Litteracy narritve
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...Arthur Conan Doyle are some of the most popular literary works, and his characters Sherlock Holmes and John Watson are known all over the world. Like many of the readers who love Doyle’s stories on the world’s most popular detective, I like the captivating and interesting mysteries presented in Sherlock Holmes narratives. I grew up reading these stories, and I continue to love them to this day. While the solving of mysteries by the brilliant Sherlock is very entertaining, Doyle’s stories have also influenced my impression on reading and writing greatly. Hence, this paper... Adel Alharbi Influence of Sherlock Holmes Stories on my Impression on Reading and Writing Sherlock Holmes stories written by Arthur...
Thesis statement and Reaction Response Paper
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...Arthur Conan Doyle, like many other individuals within England of the early 20th century, was also concerned with issues of social justice. Recognizing the fact that the current power structure was one that championed the will of the powerful and ultimately disregarded the hopes and dreams of the poor, sought to call society’s attention to the disparities and immorality that existed within the post-Victorian period. As such, one of the main issues that Doyle focused on related... The Crime of the Congo: A Brief Analysis Ronald Samedi Florida Gulf Coast The Crime of the Congo: A Brief Analysis Although a prolific writer of crime novels and best known for his wildly successful Sherlock Holmes series, Sir...
Private Detectives & Present Legal System
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...Arthur Conan Doyle who cannot be replaced by any government official due to their indispensable ability to investigate critical cases; these characters have no jurisdiction or legal authority in the court of law. However, lack of legal authorization does not seem to hamper their ability to work as a private investigator; in fact, they appear to operate with more sovereignty due to no liability and accountability for their work. Characters like Sherlock Holmes, Doctor Watson and Sam Spade are imaginary characters which are personified as daring, intelligent, cunning and disconnected to emotional bonds. These traits govern their ability to operate as a private detective... No. Private Detectives & Present ...
The Speckled Band
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...Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective, Sherlock Holmes, is legendary. In one of his classic escapades, The Adventure of the Speckled Band, Doyle frames the brilliance of his hero in an exotic tale of mystery and intrigue by using several devices familiar to the detective genre; particularly in regard to his characters. Further, Doyle employs tension and develops suspense to move the story forward and keep the pages turning. Through the use of literary devices like setting, misdirection and visual imagery, Doyle propels his reader through Watson's and Holmes' world with brilliant effect... The Speckled Band: Genre and Tension YOUR FULL THE OF YOUR SCHOOL OR The Speckled Band: Genre and Tension Sir...
Sherlock hectives of holmes is a better detective then piorot and spade other detectives of his times
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...Arthur Conan Doyle, Agatha Christie, and Dashiell Hammett respectively. Sherlock Holmes appeared in Arthur Conan Doyle’s book The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes which was a collection of twelve stories or cases which were solved by the detective with helpful assistance from his friend Dr. Watson (Doyle, 2-180). Many other books were written by Doyle after the immense popularity of the character. Hercule Poirot was a Belgian detective who appeared in Agatha... Sherlock Holmes, Hercule Poirot, and Samuel Spade Detectives have played a key role in crime novelsfor a long time in literature. Some popular literary detectives include Sherlock Holmes, Hercule Poirot, and Sam Spade, the characters created by...
Sherlock Holmes and Detective Fiction
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...Arthur Conan Doyle: A Biography of Arthur Conan Doyle. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1997. Print. Duncan, Alistair. Close to Holmes: A Look at the Connections Between Historical London, Sherlock Holmes and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. London: MX Publishing. 2009.  Duncan, Alistair... . The Norwood Author: Arthur Conan Doyle and the Norwood Years (1891–1894). London: MX Publishing. 2010. Gardiner, W. Lambert. The Whole Art of Detection. New York City: Black Cat Press 2011. Haddon, Mark. The curious incident of the dog in the night time. London: Bloomsbury Publishing 2012. Print. Miller, Larry. Sherlock Holmes’s Methods of Deductive Reasoning...
Importance of Setting to the Hound of the Baskervilles
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...Arthur Conan Doyle. [Online]. Available at < http://www.helium.com/items/2127545-literary-analysis-the-role-of-setting-in-the-hound-of-the-baskervilles-by-sir-arthur-conan-doyle > [Accessed 6 May 2013]. Doyle, A. C. 1994. The Hound of the Baskervilles. East 2nd Street Mineola, NY: Dover Publications.... ? Importance of Setting to the Hound of the Baskervilles A novel’s setting is a crucial aspect, since it forms the foundation uponwhich the plot is developed. The setting also plays a significant role in creating the sensation or atmosphere that is intended by the author. In Arthur Doyle’s “The Hound of the Baskervilles”, the atmosphere is characterized by...
Sherlock Holmes as Method Expert
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...Arthur Conan Doyle introduced the scientific process to the process of solving crime. According to an article published in 1951, Doyle did not believe the contemporary process of solving crime through such processes as intuition or circumstantial evidence was sufficient for determining guilt or innocence (“Baker Street Reflections”, 1951). Trained as a physician himself, Doyle was intimately aware of the importance of the scientific process in deducing the causes of illness or the nature of injury as a means of helping his patients. However, with a great deal of time on his hands... Introduction Thesis ment Body Early Experiences Basic Concepts of Forensic science Scandal in Bohemia Summary Evidence...
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...Arthur Conan Doyle surprised with the indeterminism and logical succession of the events. I felt the necessity to enrich my knowledge in order to analyze myself as a life individual and social activist. What is your definition of success? In my opinion success is a state of mind, the ability to set the aims and achieve them, working for the welfare of people. How will your success transform the lives... Professor Name Institution, course number Date Profile “Spiritual literacy is the ability to read the signs written in the texts of our own experience” (Brussat F., 1996, 15). The fate of the person and the events, which take place in his life, play an important r...
Cause/ Effect : Learning Strategies (Study Strategies)
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...Arthur Conan Doyle as a way to further understand the thought processes and relevant ideas that the author presented in the story as a function of his firm belief in the supernatural world. Furthermore, once... ? Section/# 3 Effective Learning Strategies Although every should draw on a host of different effective learning strategies in order to improve the way they learn and retain knowledge, some of these strategies are more useful than others in encouraging students to take value in a given issue, hold an opinion, become involved, and by way of these things – effectively learn the material. The purpose of this essay will be to recount three such effective methods that this author has personally used...
Compare the stories in The Thirteen Problems with any of Agatha Christie's later Miss Marple stories (or novels) from the 1950s
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...Arthur Conan Doyle can deal with. Even though she wrote romance as well, but she was greatly applauded for her crime and detective stories. Her detective stories mainly had two major protagonists: Miss Marple and HerculePoirot. Both these characters were greatly popular and their popularity takes us back to the era of Sherlock Holmes. Her books have been so popular that only the Bible can beat that record. She was one of the shining stars of the few writers who did justice to detectives and introduced... ? AGATHA CHRISTIE Agatha Christie is one of the most prolific of all time. Unlikemany writers, her stories have a punch to it that no other has. These stories deal with a genre that only greats like Sir...
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...Arthur Conan Doyle then popularised novels in serial form and written for popular magazines. The Sherlock Holmes novels by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle afforded the chance to be adapted to the cinema. In 1900 Sherlock Holmes Baffled was crudely made and this was followed by over 150 other Holmes film franchises (Redmond 1993, p.164). The Tarzan, Dracula, Frankenstein and Agatha Christie among other film franchises raged on as film fanatics kept on asking for more. The call of the box-office tills... 1 TOPICS IN FILM STUDIES: LICENSE TO KILL AT THE BOX-OFFICE: FILM FRANCHISES Introduction A cursory glimpse of the list of the all-time world highest grossing movies reveals that out of the first 20 top box...
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...Arthur Conan Doyle is a new opera that narrates the story about Sherlock Holmes. It is a fiction narrative that reveals the mystery behind Holmes and the way he condescends the views of women. The narrative discourse was written in a chronological sequence of events behind the mystery are written in a way similar to expository narrative. However, the fiction narrative was meant for entertaining the reader and it makes the story appealing to the reader. The fiction narrative was also meant to stir the emotional response of the reader. What makes the narrative somehow different from the expository one is the writing of the content... . The author stylizes his writings by speaking from the...
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...Arthur Conan Doyles possible involvement? What might have been his motivation? Describe his character. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is the man behind Sherlock Holmes. His possible involvement pointed out to the reasons that he lived near the Piltdown discovery site and had plenty of access to the fossils. In addition, majority of his works of fiction include familiarity with archeology and paleontology. His motive includes obsession to spiritualism and resentment towards scientists who mocked spiritualism. 16. What is the evidence for Dawsons involvement? Describe his character. Aside... Piltdown man: The Earliest Englishman Part I What object was initially found at the Piltdown site? Who found it? Charles Daw...
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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...Arthur Conan Doyle. The collection has twelve short narratives most of which are narrated by Dr. John Watson. The stories by Conan Doyle created his stories to be self-contained. As a result of their construction, their characters are not developed much across the stories. Most stories in the Adventure of Sherlock are narrated by John Watson but some are narrated by Holmes and some few from a third person perspective. Dr Watson apart from being the first person narrator is a reliable and limitedly omniscient narrator whose presence makes every story enjoyable and intriguing. What keeps... The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes The adventures of Sherlock homes are a collection of short stories by a...
Edgar Allan Poe
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...Arthur Conan Doyle, for instance, described Poe as "the father of the detective tale". (qtd in Morrow) Detective writings are usually built around imitation and repetition, but Poe is not consistent in his reflections about values of originality or imitation. He anonimouslt reviewed one of his own works, and in his review he wrote about his originality: "the great fault of American and British authors is imitation of the peculiarities of thought and diction of those who have gone before them . . . . The evident and most prominent... How has Edgar Allan Poe's style as mystery and suspense influenced other Nobody would argue that Edgar Allan Poe plays a significant role in the detective fiction history....
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