Arthur Conan Doyle

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  • The Acid Test By Arthur Conan Doyle

    the famous writer Arthur Conan Doyle. They find out who the murderer is, because one of the students, Arthur Conan Doyle, went far away from this birth place for sailing on a whaling ship, where he spent the next three years. Is was an adventure for him, and he found the hunting fascinating. But rumors says, that he wrote a lot of things and stories on the trip.The rumors says, that he wrote those stories to cover up something he did in his past. So the stories about the famous Sherlock Holmes was written to get rid of guilty conscience the accident with the acid and the body, which we are getting told about in ‘The acid test’. The text “The engineer’s Thumb” is about Sherlock Holmes, who is the very intelligent and incredible detective, who can find the solution to almost any case. The way Sherlock Holmes is described is like a hero and an unnatural person. Arthur Conan Doyle described Sherlock Holmes the way, that he wanted to be as a young medical student at the Old College. Because as a curious medical student, you think you are a hero, who knows everything. That is the way Sherlock Holmes is described and that is the way, that Arthur Conan Doyle feels like, when he and some other students are experimenting at the college. “Think for a moment. A group of students, doing their own work or just playing silly beggars. Testing cocktails of drugs. It happened then as now.” Gate said on page 7 line 12-13. So the murderer in ‘The acid test’ , Arthur Conan Doyle, writes about…

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  • The Dying Detective By Arthur Conan Doyle: An Analysis

    In the story “The Dying Detective,” Sherlock Holmes utilized his intelligence to obtain the truth about a crime committed by Mr. Culverton Smith. The whodunit was written by Arthur Conan Doyle. Sherlock Holmes planned to frame Mr. Culverton Smith. In order for him to do so, Sherlock Holmes acted as if he had a life threatening disease; he feigned his death. Mr. Culverton had given Sherlock Holmes the box that contained deadly poison. Sherlock Holmes did not tell anyone he was faking because he…

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  • Analysis Of The Hound Of The Baskervilles By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    In the novel, The Hound of the Baskervilles, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the six qualities needed to define the book as a good mystery, are present and as a result, readers are kept full of interest throughout the entire novel. As the readers are lead to believe the guilt of an innocent, suspected culprit, they are able to follow the trail that is believed to lead to the character’s guilt, while they’re in for a great surprise after all of the suspense upon realizing who the true culprit is.…

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  • The Importance Of Suspense In Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle

    like, Arthur Doyle’s mysteries, the most sought out genre of all time. Arthur Conan Doyle wrote the Sherlock Holmes mysteries. These stories have always been favored, and they are still popular today. But what makes them still just as exciting to read? Suspense. All these stories begin slow and move up to the action then the reveal. That is how almost every story is written, but Doyle’s even more. The main character, Sherlock Homes, is much more intellectually quicker than the readers. This…

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  • Analysis Of The Adventure Of The Speckled Band By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    qualified detective at the helm. Easily the most famous of all detectives in the genre and possibly the world is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes. Being the most enduring character of detective stories, he is known for having “an obsessive personality.” Two traits of many, placidity and arrogance, come together to define Sherlock Holmes an enduring character. A first reason Holmes is a loved character is due to his impassivity. In “The Adventure of the Speckled…

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  • Sherlock: A Study In Pink, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Craft of Sherlock It’s an eventful day on July 25, 2010; The World Cup was over with England being eliminated and Spain won the final game against the Netherlands, WikiLeaks releases over 90,000 internal logs of the US Military to a variety of news sources, and British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) premiered the long anticipated A Study in Pink, the first episode of Sherlock. The first episode is a television adaptation of A Study in Scarlet, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s first short story of…

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  • Analysis Of The Final Problem By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    In Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s “The Final Problem”, a short story in his collection The Memoirs of Sherlock Homes, he introduces a character known as Professor James Moriarty. Doyle’s creation of Moriarty was influenced by major criminals, who were known for terrorizing Victorian England such as Adam Worth and Jack the Ripper. Doyle had designed Moriarty to be a criminal mastermind who represents an opposition towards Victorian morality, and made him an “other” of Victorian England’s society.…

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  • Analysis Of Sherlock Original Story By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Does having a sexuality preference really affect the telling of the story? In Sherlock original story, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, shows that Sherlock Holmes has no affection towards woman or men and he doesn’t see himself in a relationship. The only affection he shows to have is towards Mrs. Hudson. However, In the BBC TV series Sherlock does appear to have little emotions towards a woman, Irene Adler, at the end of A Scandal in Bohemia. The viewers and/or readers can see that even though…

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  • How Does Arthur Conan Doyle Create Tension And Suspense In The Speckled Band

    We feel we can hear the crashing sound close by. The following simile- "Swaying to and fro like that of a drunkard. Presents a terrifying picture of the figures movement. "Metaphors are also used to very good effect by Conan Doyle. On page 182, Holmes interjects Helens narrative with the comment "These are very deep waters," Holmes clearly sees this as a terrible situation and we can sense that he feels the problem is going to be very difficult to solve. We can see on…

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  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's A Study In Scarlet

    this as well as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Doyle named Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle was born May 22, 1859. He was the third of nine children in his Irish Family. Doyle’s father Charles Altamont Doyle was a part time artist who battled alcoholism and was the family’s only source of income, because of…

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