Auguste Escoffier

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  • Monet London Fog Analysis

    The artistic movement known as impressionism sought to capture events and scenes in order to convey their essence not through exact reproduction but rather through color and light. The goal was not only to reproduce the scene itself but to also reproduce the sensation and life of the scene. The impressionist style with its free and unplanned brushstrokes, bright and vivid colors, and innocent subjects soon became synonymous with modern life and art. Various individuals within the movement would…

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  • Sherlock Holmes Definition

    “The name is Sherlock Holmes and the address is 221B Baker Street.” (Moffat) This is where we start our story, with a name and an address. If you ask random people “Who is Sherlock Holmes?” most will tell you that he is the greatest detective to ever live. While this statement is taken for fact all around the world, unfortunately the great Mister Holmes has always been fiction. It is like calling the lion who lives in savannas the king of the jungle. The actuality in these labels maybe lacking,…

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  • Bbc's Sherlock Holmes: The Final Problem

    Adapted many times and having countless tumblrs dedicated to the tale, Sherlock Holmes: The Final Problem is the world's most treasured classic adventure. It comes as no surprise that BBC took the English tale and made it one of their own, but did their adaption, Sherlock: The Reichenbach Fall, live up to the expectation? It comes with a change of century and characters that have been moulded into, what some would falsely criticise, entirely new beings. BBC's adaption is surprisingly new… and so…

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  • Robert And The Dog By Ken Saro Wiwa

    The short story “Robert and the dog” by Ken Saro-Wiwa tells the story of a steward and his master and mistress. The main character is the steward named Robert. Robert’s master is a medical doctor and originally a bachelor. Robert is very content with his situation in the household up until the doctor’s wife moves in from Europe. The wife treats Robert very well, and he feels appreciated in the household. But soon Robert starts to develop a strong hatred towards the family dog, named Bingo.…

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  • Characteristics Of Characters In 'The Hound Of The Baskerville'

    1. author, title, year and topic "The Hound of the Baskerville" was first published in 1901 in England. The novel is a detective story, with the main protagonists Sherlock Holmes and John Watson. It was written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who was a famous writer in the 20th Century. Doyle is commonly known for the characters he created. The names Sherlock Holmes and John Watson are known all around the world. At one point in his carrier Doyle was weary of his own character. He then wrote the…

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  • Inductive Reasoning In The Adventure Of The Blanched Soldier

    The roles of inductive and deductive reasoning can be seen as polar opposites, but they can actually be complimentary to one another. There are situations where these two reasonings merge, such as criminal investigations. There is also many signs of these two ways of reasoning being complimented infamous mystery novels, such as Sherlock Holmes. One example of this is the Sherlock Holmes tale, “The Adventure of the Blanched Soldier”. This tells a story of a Veteran James M. Dodd, who served in…

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  • Rosebud Genre Analysis

    The mystery genre is well known for creating feelings of suspense and sucking the reader/viewer into the elaborate web spun by the author. Mystery stories are commonly known for the retrograde type of story telling and logical deduction used by the main character to solve the crime at hand. The entire genre is always centered around an individual trying to solve an issue, usually a crime, in a detective like manner. Mystery stories can suck the viewer in as they try to solve the mystery in the…

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  • The Rue Morgue Analysis

    In the opening of Poe’s tales we are introduced to detective Dupin through a description of his character in ‘The Murders in the Rue Morgue’, and by a description of his character’s actions in ‘The Purloined Letter’ by the narrator, the detective’s partner, who in this case remains nameless. Immediately after that we are made aware that a crime has been committed. To solve the crime one must have the ability to put oneself in the criminal’s mind and understand things from their perspective. In…

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  • Sherlock Holmes Character

    "Thus, Holmes is a drug-using manic-depressive with a superiority complex and a long list of other symptoms that can be cataloged as mental illnesses" (Faktorovich, 183). For the 19th century detective genre, Sherlock Holmes was the ideal of a flawed protagonist – imperfect in character but exceptional in his capacity for detective work. Arthur Conan Doyle’s Holmes is "a new and unique hero figure” (Faktorovich, 175 and an eccentric in the truest sense of the word. Rather than detracting from…

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  • Sherlock Holmes Influence

    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is one of the pioneers of the English detective fiction and he created a new trend in detective fiction through his Sherlock Holmes stories. He is the inspirational force behind many modern sleuths, who still show the traces of Sherlock Holmes, the first scientific detective of the world. Many writers of the later centuries were greatly influenced by Doyle. Isaac Asimov, the popular American mastermind, is one of those writers, who were attracted by Doyle. Though he once…

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