A Study In Scarlet, By Sherlock Holmes

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In A Study in Scarlet, by Sir Author Conan Doyle, he uses a witty and brilliant detective named Sherlock Holmes to show the audience how investigators solved crime back then during that time period and the different technology they used to solve them and how it is different today’s technology. In the show series Sherlock, the episode “A Study in Pink”, gives a little bit of a modern take on A Study in Scarlet and shows how technology advancements can make the better. Having these modern twists strengthens the story, A Study in Scarlet. In A Study in Scarlet, Sherlock Holmes, a “consulting” detective, is called on by the police to help the other detectives and try to figure out a very strenuous inconclusive murder trial. Sherlock brings along …show more content…
Sherlock then goes on to solve the case. The killer was a cab driver named Jefferson Hope and he killed two people for revenge. He killed Enoch Drebber by talking them into choosing between two pills, one of the pills was poison and the other was not. He killed Joseph Stangerson by stabbing him in the heart. Hope eventually died from an aortic aneurysm. The episode “A Study in Pink” from the series Sherlock, follows along the same lines of A Study in Scarlet, but still has some minor differences. “A Study in Pink” starts off with Dr. Watson, talking to a therapist, telling him to write on his blog to make him feel better and help him. The story then goes on, and the next scene shows Dr. Watson on a walk in London. He runs into a friend, Stamford, from when he was in the war. Dr. Watson then went on to tell him how he was looking for a roommate to help him split the cost for a flat in London. Stamford then goes on to tell Dr. Watson about an acquaintance who is looking for the same thing. His name is Sherlock Holmes. However, he does say …show more content…
For starters, A Study in Scarlet is set in 1881 in London and “A Study in Pink” is set in modern times in London. Because “A Study in Pink” is set in a modern era, the technology and other things are a lot different and help strengthen the story tremendously. For example, in “A Study in Pink” Dr. Watson has a therapist that is telling him to write on his blog. In A Study in Scarlet, there is no such things as blogs or computers. Also, in “A Study in Pink”, when the lady was murdered, she wrote ‘Rache’ which was actually ‘Rachel’ and it was the password to her email which helped Sherlock use the GPS to find her phone. In A Study in Scarlet, they did not have the technology to do that back then, so that was not in the story. Another thing was when in “A Study Pink”, Sherlock had nicotine patches on his arm instead of smoking. All these modern twists in the story strengthen the story by making the audience more intrigued. It helps the story, because Sherlock has a better and faster ways to solve the case. The audience is able to relate a lot more than in A Study in

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