Sherlock Holmes Qualities
Sherlock Holmes - Hercule Poirot
Topic sentence: The littlest things can be the most important. When studying the qualities of the attentive, self-sufficient, gentlemanly detectives of old, there is much to be learned. Modern detectives nowadays rely less on their wits to solve cases, than the detectives who once could figure things out just by looking at it. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes focuses more on observation, using his brash nature to solve a case quickly, while likewise, Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot is more curious, taking time to solve a case and make sure all the clues fit together.
Topic 1: Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes is described as “brilliant” by friends and colleagues, using his knowledge to solve even the most difficult of cases. His brilliance is noted by Dr. Watson, who upon first meeting, is told that he has been in …show more content…
In The Hound of the Baskervilles, Holmes and Watson are studying a stick left by a visitor, deducing almost exactly what the owner was like through pure observations (pg. 1-7, Hound of the Baskervilles). This fictional detective had such a lasting impact that a whole branch of science was created after his