The Importance Of Sherlock Holmes

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Nancy Drew and Sherlock Holmes appear in many movies and books. In particular Nancy Drew appeared in the 2007 movie Nancy Drew, and Sherlock Holmes appeared in the book The Hound of the Baskervilles.Although Nancy Drew has modern technology equipment to help her, Sherlock Holmes is a better detective because his powers of deduction, instinctual actions, and reliance on a sidekick help him be more efficient.
Watson, Sherlock Holmes’ partner, is his long time friend throughout the Sherlock Holmes series. Having a strong bond with your partner can be vital to solve a case. On Page 3 Sherlock Holmes said, "but you are a conductor of light.” This quote from Sherlock Holmes is a phrase similar to the one in Stars Wars, “We are the spark that will
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He likes to keep things to himself and not involve the police. Sherlock Holmes is effective because he takes action. His plans tend to be a little on the un-safe side and the Hound of the Baskervilles is no exception. In this book Sherlock developed a plan to help catch Stapleton, his plan put Sir Henry's life on the line. Also, Sherlock Holmes does not use the police. Instead, on page … Sherlock brought in Lestrade. Together Watson, Sherlock, and Lestrade were able to catch Stapleton without Sir Henry dying. The reason Sherlock Holmes’ method of catching criminals is so good is because he takes risks with people he can trust. Even though his methods can be somewhat irrational, but he gets results. Nancy Drew, on the other hand, is a talker and much more involved with the police. She is so involved with the police that in the movie Nancy Drew, the police captain even says, “I wish she was on the force.” However Detectives and Sleuths cannot work with the police, because they have different methods of solving cases. Detectives and sleuths, just like Nancy Drew, outsmart there criminals, and the police do not. For example, in the 2007 movie Nancy Drew, she ends up stalling her criminal long enough for a caretaker to come and slap him on the head with a shovel. Another reason why not to trust the police is because of all the recent incidents involving “brutal treatment” for “victims” of …show more content…
Sherlock Holmes is very active when solving crimes and does not rely on the police. And, Sherlock Holmes’ gadgets are very efficient in solving crimes. On the contrary , Nancy Drew lacks a trusting partner, and has a different one in every story. Nancy Drew likes to involve the police when solving crimes, and likes to talk her way out of problems. Finally, Although Nancy Drew’s gadgets are more technologically advanced, they are not as efficient. These observations are also true in the real world, because things are always easier with two people, you have to take action and be proactive to complete assignments, and you want to use efficient ways of completing

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