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    A Study In Pink Analysis

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    Can all information be uncovered by the science of deduction? Sherlock Holmes is a consulting detective who works to prove that it can. Sherlock has the extraordinary ability to reveal characteristics of strangers, simply by observing what most people fail to notice. His skills are expressed in literature, A Study in Scarlet, and motion picture, “A Study in Pink”. Both of these storylines follow Holmes and his assistant as they expose the clues behind a suspicious murder. The passage and show share similar characters, events, and relationships, but also include many differences. The contrasting ways in which each story is presented help Sherlock to appeal to a wider audience. A Study in Scarlet and “A Study in Pink” both take place in London, England. This physical setting is the same in each study. Holmes also uses tobacco products in both forms of storytelling but the time difference between the two pieces change the way that it is experienced. A Study in Scarlet occurs in the late 1800s; Sherlock uses a pipe. In “A Study in Pink” the show is modernized and he uses nicotine patches for his addiction. Another example of this concept is the meaning of a “cab”. In the passage, transportation is a horse-drawn carriage. In the show, a “cab” is a taxi that we use today. The two…

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    Sherlock Holmes Qualities

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    You are a literary scholar and expert on the mystery genre. You have been asked to deliver a guest lecture for a college course in criminal justice; specifically, you must discuss the qualities of a good detective. Write a lecture that compares two popular detectives, one of whom must be Sherlock Holmes. The other detective can be from another work of literature, a film, or a television series. Evaluate the fictional detectives’ positive and negative qualities, their strategies, and their…

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    Sherlock Holmes has been extremely popular since Sir Author Conan Doyle created him. Holmes is a fictional character in the late 19th century who was a remarkable detective. He is known for solving mysterious cases that no other person could solve, not even the police. Sherlock is an excellent detective for his use of observations, deductions, and imagination. Holmes uses these skills in the stories: “A Study in Scarlet”, “The Speckled Band”, and “Silver Blaze”. In the short story “A Study in…

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    moments before returning to reality. In contrast, Holmes quickly and collectively moves on and travels to Dr. Roylott’s room. In “The Adventure of the Speckled Band,” Holmes’s ability to diffuse such a calm energy in a time of mere crisis causes generations of readers to grow fond of him. A second reason Holmes is an icon to readers across the world is because his arrogance. In “A Study in Scarlet” Holmes is seen as having no filter. During a conversation about different novels, Watson asks…

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    Intro Fictional crime has been around ever since crime was out on the streets. Detectives try help the police solve cases from murder to robbers to thieves, but each case as important as the one before. Some detectives just glide by the police not doing anything, but some stand out. Of all detectives, fictional and real, the most famous of all by far is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s, Sherlock Holmes. Who created Sherlock? This famous fictional detective started to spread in 1887, when the first…

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    Sherlock Holmes Emotions

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    Sherlock Holmes has been featured in several stories by his creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Traditionally, he has been highly regarded for his intellect, but many readers question if Holmes has emotions. We do not know Holmes' thoughts, but only those of his friend Dr. John Watson who narrates the stories Holmes is in. I am looking for evidence, however, that he has emotions based on his actions. Even though Holmes may appear to show a complete disregard of emotions at times, I have reason to…

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    John Watson Sparknotes

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    Holmes’ process. Essentially, Doyle uses Watson as a device to allow the plot to unfold clearly, which is something that the writers of the BBC version also rely heavily on. When at the crime scene at Lauriston Gardens in the book, Watson appeared to have bottled all of his questions up for the first opportunity he got to ask Holmes. As soon as they depart from the scene Watson begins to ask the questions all of the readers are wondering: “Surely you are not as sure as you pretend to be of…

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    LONDON [AP] - Sherlock Holmes was a brilliant detective. He unraveled countless crimes that were too challenging for Scotland Yard to solve. He was responsible for deciphering the legendary “Scandal in Bohemia” as well as “A Study in Scarlet” and “The Hound of the Baskervilles”. He is well known for his intellect and unique behavior. Sadly this brilliant man died on December 20, 1914 at age 60. Sherlock died due to complications of a bullet wound and drug abuse interactions at the Royal London…

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    be observed first what detective fiction is. Detective fiction is a genre in which an investigator or a detective, professional or not, investigates a crime, often murder. In these stories, the primary concern of the plot is finding out the truth, which is figured out thanks to a difficult process combined with intuitive logic, observation and making inferences. It is said that this genre is, in fact, very old but, however, for the English-speaking world, detective fiction started with Edgar…

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    1859 Doyle was born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, to an unpromising family with an unemployed, alcoholic, and violent father. His home life was terrible, but by the time he was seventeen years old, he had become a medical student at a local university. The university quickly became Doyle’s sanctuary from his tragic family life. In the year 1877, Doyle joined a class taught by the most amazing professor, Dr. Joseph Bell, who taught not only about the field of medicine, but also how to uncover a…

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