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    In the late 1880’s of Victorian England, one of the most iconic and well-known duo’s was created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.Throughout his book, The Hound of the Baskervilles, Sherlock Holmes and John Watson can be seen as two complete opposites. Their differences are revealed through the roles they play in the book, how they think, and how they change from the beginning to the end of the novel. Even through their hardships and disagreements, Watson and Holmes use their differences to make up the amazing team that we all know and love. These contrasts are what really make them truly an unstoppable team. In Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's book, The Hound of the Baskervilles, Mr. Sherlock Holmes can be found playing the egotistical, yet very intelligent leader. Despite his large amount of knowledge and clever wit, he always manages to make the conversation about him. He’s so self-absorbed that even his compliments toward his colleague, Dr. John Watson, are directed towards himself. For example, on pages 1 through 3, Holmes and Watson find a walking stick and are trying to figure out who the owner is. As they investigate the little artifact left behind by their most recent visitor, Watson begins to make many extraordinary deductions about who the owner might be. Holmes replies to his colleague’s conclusions by saying, "I am bound to say that in all the accounts which you have been so good as to give of my own small achievements you have habitually underrated your own abilities. It may…

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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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    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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    Sherlock Holmes is a detective hero of all times, a fictional character who is more famous than his creator Arthur Conan Doyle. The Scottish author Doyle wrote one of his well-known novel “The Sing of Four starring” the unique and detailed character Sherlock Holmes. Although Doyle has never been a colonist nor his character Holmes, the novel presents the idea of the British empire and its power along with the danger of colonized India and its people through Victorian perspective. I shall start…

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    Inaccurate Information

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    In his 2016 article titled The Consequences of Reading Inaccurate Information, D. N. Rapp outlines the current state of research into the psychology of interpreting misinformation, which is currently a hot topic issue after the recent presidential election. He discusses the reaction people have to being exposed to inaccurate information, the ways that we intuitively think would decrease the later reliance on the faulty information but do no, and then outlines 4 factors that decrease reliance on…

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    When I Am A Photo Analysis

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    I am a girl. I am a girl that came to another country for school. I am a girl that is constantly thinking and wanting to explore the Earth. I am a girl that is not willing to give up on her dreams. I am creative and smart. I have good and bad qualities. I am human. I chose two types of media to show these “I am characteristics” and that I believe represent me in a positive way. I chose a photograph of a woman sculpture carved onto a rock on a coast. For choosing my image, I started off by…

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    Bruce Lee was a huge influence on American society through his martial arts. He was one of the first pioneers of mixed martial artist by his own developed fighting style and inspired many American fighters. By choreographing his own martial arts in his movies, he changed the perspective of Chinese culture and exposed it in America. Bruce lee overcame much diversity between his American culture and his Chinese and fought to expose his philosophy and martial arts. Martial arts were Bruce lee’s…

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    Ng seemed to enjoy his time in the Corps, referring to himself as a 'ninja warrior ' and proving himself to be extremely skilled in martial arts (Newton, 2006). As a matter of fact, many of Ng 's fellow Marines took to calling him by the nickname 'Bruce Lee ' and it is possible that he intimidated many of them, as it has been noted that they went out of their way to avoid him (Crime Investigation, 2014). Ng was arrested in the October of 1979 for leading two comrades of his in stealing over…

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    The medium of film can be a very powerful and a profound way to captivate audience and immerse them in the experiences of the characters in the film to make them feel as if they themselves are there with them. Horror movies in general are almost always filled with special effects and props to improve the experience of the audience and leave them in anticipation with what’s to come. In the original The Evil Dead directed by Sam Raimi released in 1981 uses a lot of conventional methods of…

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    Senseless Crime in Bruce Springsteen’s “Nebraska” Through the use of first-person narrative, Bruce Springsteen’s song “Nebraska” recounts the crimes of a murderer leading up to his impending execution. Inspired by the murders of Charles Weather and Caril Anne Fugate (Anonymous), Springsteen positions himself as Charles Weather and his audience as the auditors of the song, allowing them to garner an insight into the perspective of the criminal. The song itself takes on the lyric form of a…

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