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  • Slaughter Mary The Murderer
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    Compare the murder mysteries of "A Lamb To A Slaughter" and "The Speckled Band"? Roald Dahl wrote Lamb to the slaughter in 1954, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote Speckled Band in 1892, that is around 62 yrs apart which would make the stories slightly different to each other because they were wrote in two different centuries. Roald Dahl was born in 1916 and died in 1990, Roald Dahl was most famous for writing children stories but he did also write some books for adults like the tales of the unexpecte...
  • Sherlock Holmes Alongside Dr Watson
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    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes The two main characters of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes are Dr. John Watson and Sherlock Holmes. They are both complex characters in their own ways, though Holmes is more mysterious. This may be because Watson narrates the stories, so we can see what he thinks and feels. About Holmes we only see what Watson thinks of him, and what he says. It could be difficult to see why two so very different people are friends, but each has his own reason for continuing t...
  • Holmes As A Detective
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    What are the main features of Sherlock Holmes as a man and as a detective In this essay I shall seek to describe the character of Sherlock Holmes and compare it to his abilities and behaviour as a detective. It should serve as a testimony to the precision and mental ability of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in using his imagination in building detective cases and building a complex character like Sherlock Holmes. The Sherlock Holmes stories describe firstly a detective of almost infinite ability in solv...
  • Conan Doyles Hero Sherlock Holmes
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    Conan Doyles hero Sherlock Holmes was popular in Victorian and Edwardian society for many reasons. What in your opinion, makes the stories "The Red Headed League "and "The Speckled Band " exciting and successful Sherlock Holmes stories are some of the best detective stories ever written. They were written by Sir. Arthur Conan Doyle (1850-1930) who was a medical doctor. "The Red Headed League" was published in 1891 and "The Speckled Band" was published in 1892 in a magazine called The Strand Maga...
  • Greatest Holmes Mysteries
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    When Sir Arthur Conan Doyle created Sherlock Holmes, he had no idea that his creation would become on of the most read and talked about fiction characters ever. Doyle himself did not even think that the Sherlock Holmes stories were good literature, but as he found out, people were not interested in the quality of his writing but rather being entertained by the world's most famous detective. Holmes was created in March 1886 but was not introduced to the public until November 1887 due to lack of f...
  • Sherlock Holmes
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    First, Holmes is the first scientific detective. Second, all of his cases ended up solved so therefore there are no flaws in his method. Well after researching in and out of books and web sites, I finally found the "true" way Holmes solved crimes. The site I found such spectacular information is Sherlock ian. Net. This sight was helpful and it made me understand most of the stories by Conan Doyle. The way Holmes began most investigations was by finding an alternative and providing against it. Th...
  • Sherlock Holmes
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    Sherlock Holmes Watson's primary role in the "Sherlock Holmes" is narrating the story. The narrator (Watson) mostly starts his stories in the middle of an action or scene "I am afraid, Watson that I shall I have to go", said Holmes. The style in he narrates the scene is informal but in a civil and polite way. He uses great description when setting the scene so that the reader can imagine exactly how the scene looks like, "I found myself in the corner of a first-class carriage flying along en rou...
  • Sherlock Holmes And Mr Watson The Story
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    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is an exciting and suspenseful book. In the book there are two crimes committed. Clues are given but the average reader won't look at them close enough. The first story includes a lady named Helen Stoner whose sister mysteriously died. A few nights before Helen's sister, Julie, was supposed to get married, they heard a whistling noise. Both Helen and her sister thought the sound was made by gypsies. Then in the middle of the night Julia died. Before she died, He...
  • King Of Bohemia And Sherlock Holmes
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    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes was written by Sir Arthur ConanDoyle. The novel was first published in 1892. A Scandal in Bohemia was a short story about a woman who has pictures of herself and a high English nobleman. She used them to blackmail him. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a novelist, a detective-story writer, and a physician. He was born on May 22, 1859 and died on July 7, 1930. He began writing The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes in 1890 and finished writing it in 1892. Sir Arthur Conan Do...
  • Sherlock Holmes Mysteries The Hound Of Baskervilles
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    The Hound of Baskervilles By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle The Hound of Baskervilles is a fictional mystery written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The Hound of Baskervilles was first published into book form in nineteen hundred twenty-seven by Liberty Weekly. Being one of the Sherlock Holmes mysteries The Hound of Baskervilles, is a very well known book. The setting of The Hound of Baskervilles is very significant to the story. Set in the seventeenth century in London then moving to a suburb of London, Dev...
  • Sherlock Holmes And Dr Watson
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    The Hound of the Baskervilles 1. Conan Doyle, Arthur. 1976. The Hound of The Baskervilles. Andor Publishing Inc. Park Ridge, New Jersey. 255 pages. 2. The story takes place during the late eighteen hundreds early nineteen hundreds. The beginning of the story is based in London, England, while the rest is based in Devonshire, and Coombe Tracy England. The setting in this story had a great effect on the characters, and their actions. One feature is when they were in Devonshire a fair amount of the...
  • Holmes And Watson
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    "Observe, Watson". An unfamiliar voice caused me to stop dead in my tracks as I was coming back to my table. Surreptitiously glancing through the foliage, I noticed two men pointing at something. Hesitant to announce my presence, I was very perplexed by the fact thatthe object they were staring at was my backpack! I was studying in the park and walked off to get a drink of water, and when I came back, whom should I find examining my worldly possessions but the great detective and his chronicler!...
  • Conventions For Doyle's Sherlock Holmes Stories
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    The Sherlock Holmes stories were written by a man named Arthur Conan Doyle. They were written during Queen Victoria's reign around the 1880's. They were detective fiction stories. Detective fiction is basically a story based upon a mysterious crime that has been committed, and then solved by a detective - who is seen as a shining light of reason and logic in a dark, supernaturally gothic case. He detective is a genius who can spot clues and other sorts of things that other human beings would nev...
  • Sherlock Holmes Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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    Sherlock Holmes Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh on 22 May 1859 to Mary Foley and Charles Doyle. He had a good education and studied medicine at Edinburgh University, graduating at 22 years old. He paid his way, working as a clerk for Dr Joseph Bell, who later became the model for Sherlock Holmes. The first story 'A Study in Scarlet' was published in 'Beeton's Christmas Annuals' in December 1887. Ironically he regarded the Holmes stories as a distraction as he wanted to write other k...
  • Various Sherlock Holmes Stories
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    During the Victorian era as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle created various adventures of Sherlock Holmes, he was surrounded by a patriarchal society. The assumption that women were inferior to men was true of that period. Women were expected to stay inside, raise the children, and perform "social" tasks. Men ate meat while women ate cake, strawberries, and custard (Bird 1). In various Sherlock Holmes stories featuring females, Doyle devises plots that depend on women, however they are often silent or ph...
  • Dr Watson And King
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    A Scandal in Bohemia was written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It was first published in 1891. It is a fiction short story that about a detective Sherlock Holmes who helps the King of Bohemia solve problem. The King of Bohemia was being a blackmail by a women he loved, and Holmes' help was needed. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1859. He wentto Edinburgh University after nine years in Jesuit schools. He received degree in medicine in 1881. He became an eye specialist in S...
  • Mr Sherlock Holmes And Dr John Watson
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    A Study in Scarlet was written in 1887 by Sir Arthur Doyle It was a mysterious case of love, murder, and revenge. Mr Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson used the science of deductioto solve this mysterious case and catch the killer The first section of the book took place in 1878 in London England. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson shared an apartmentogether on 221 b Baker street. The first murder was held i Lauriston Gardens. The second murder took place in Halliday Private Hotel The second part o...

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