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  • Sherlock Holmes In Arthur Conan Doyle's The Sing Of Four

    realistic and closer to the Victorians. Doyle choose cocaine to accomplish this purpose as Doyle was also alcoholic and his father was a drug addict. The novel opens with a surprising scene to some readers. Holmes is injecting himself with cocaine, Dr. Watson is a little concerned about Holmes health. Holmes takes cocaine occasionally only to stimulate his brain when he has no case to solve in his hand so we cannot consider him a drug addict. Accurate dosage of drugs showed that Victorians were…

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  • Compare And Contrast The Hound Of The Baskervilles Book And Movie

    one of the greatest authors in the mystery genre, the father of the detective story, the creator of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The Hound of the Baskervilles, one of his best works, was written in 1902. It is in the perspective of Dr. Watson, who is working along with Mr. Sherlock Holmes to try and solve the murder of Sir Charles Baskerville. However, in 2002, one hundred years later, David Atwood directed a BBC adaptation of this great work of mystery.The spinoff of the one…

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  • Film Analysis: The Imitation Game

    The Imitation Game and mathematician stereotypes The Imitation Game was produced in 2014 and was directed by Morten Tyldum. It was set during the Second World War and it was based on a true story of Alan Turing, the genius mathematician that cracked Nazi codes, including Enigma, which was thought to be unbreakable. Turing loved codes and ciphers, which is a very hard category to enjoy and understand. The movie depicted Turing as mentally ill, having no sense of humor, and being disrespectful,…

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  • Use Of Literary Techniques In The Hound Of The Baskervilles

    is able to captivate the world with his famous Sherlock Holmes novels. In one of Doyle’s novels, The Hound of the Baskervilles, he is able to instill the sense of adventure for the reader to follow along with the journey of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. I chose to analyze pages 146-150 because I believe this section is the key moment of climax for the novel where the sense of adventure most strongly comes into play. This section is the most exciting…

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  • The Dog In The Nighttime Reflection

    happy that my father didn’t receive the letter because I think he would hide it in the box again and I wouldn’t able to read it, like my mother’s letters. I went to my room. I sat on my bed and opened the letter. On the cover was written to Christopher John Francis Boone. The address was 235 Yong Street, Toronto, Canada. The letter was in handwritten in black color. The borders were in…

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  • The Speckled Band

    the inexplicable case of a woman's death. This story took place in early April during 1883 at the Roylott Stoke Moran Manor. Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson, Helen Stoner, and Dr. Grimesby Roylott were implicated in this situation. A perceptive detective known as Sherlock Holmes agreed to solve the case with the assistance of his loyal partner, Dr. Watson. A sorrowful woman, Helen Stoner, escaped the Roylott Stoke Moran Manor from her aggressive stepfather, Dr. Grimesby Roylott, hoping to seek…

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  • Nighttime Characteristics

    In the book the curious incident of the dog in the night-time by Mark Haddon find out many characteristics of Christopher. Christopher, the main character, has a disease called autism, which makes him not understand a lot of things. His disease makes him become even more brilliant, it also helps him become capable of understanding a lot more than a normal teenage boy. Christopher is a 15 year old boy who lives with his father. In the novel Christopher finds his neighbor’s dog dead in the…

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  • Sherlock Holmes In The Speckled Band By Conan Doyle

    Band”, and “Silver Blaze”. In the short story “A Study in Scarlet”, Watson first meets Sherlock Holmes and is surprised because Sherlock knows Watson has been to Afghanistan. This shows how observant Holmes can be since he never met Watson before, but he easily knew facts about him. Another example of Holmes…

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  • Hound Of The Baskervilles Research Paper

    Hound of the Baskervilles: Movie vs. Book The Hound of the Baskervilles, written by Sir Conan Doyle, has a movie adaptation. The Hound of the Baskervilles is a thrilling movie adaptation to the book. The Hound of the Baskervilles is about how Sherlock Holmes solves the mystery of the hound that haunts the Baskerville family. It is one of the most famous and celebrated works Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ever wrote. Although movies are supposed to be very similar to the book, in this case they are…

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  • Doyl's The Adventure Of The Speckled Band

    The story “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” by Sir Conan Doyl features Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson, Helen Stoner, and Dr. Roylott trying to solve a mystery. The story takes place at Stoke Moran, Dr. Ryolott’s mansion, in April, 1883. Helen Stoner visits Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to see if the detectives could solve her case. Helen tells Sherlock that her sister, Julia, died before she was married and now Helen fears that she could possibly die the same way. Helen does not know what had…

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