Essay on The Adventure Of The Speckled Band

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As an investigator, Sherlock Holmes was not guilty for the demise of Dr. Roylott. The story, “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” was written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, when in the room of Helen Stoner, waited for evidence for the cause of Julia Stoner’s death. When both men traveled to the room of Dr. Roylott, they saw that Dr. Roylott was dead, with the speckled band-the deadliest snake in India- wrapped around Dr. Roylott’s head. The cause of Dr.Roylott’s death was not Sherlock Holmes’s accountability. Dr. Roylott had knowledge about animals from India; therefore he should have been able to control the snake. Additionally, Dr. Roylott never ended up dying when trying to kill Julia, as well as training the snake, before. Lastly, Sherlock Holmes could not predict that Dr. Roylott would have been bitten by the speckled band; additionally Sherlock Holmes did not where Dr. Roylott was positioned. The death of Dr. Roylott was not Sherlock Holmes’s culpability.
Since Dr. Roylott knew about the animals from India, he should have been able to control the snake. Dr. Roylott, who visited India many times, had a pet baboon and tiger in his home, Stoke Moran. Having these exotic pets had him have knowledge on how to control the specked band. Dr. Roylott needed to know how to take care of the pets, which meant he had to know how to take care of the snake. Moreover, Dr. Roylott trained the snake to be able to kill Julia Stoner. He successfully killed…

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