Nigel Bruce

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  • Sherlock Holmes Qualities

    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 relative successes and failures. Present generalizations about the characteristics necessary for a person to become a successful detective in real life. Sherlock Holmes - Hercule Poirot Topic sentence: The littlest things can be the most important. When studying the qualities of the attentive, self-sufficient, gentlemanly detectives of old, there is much to be learned. Modern detectives nowadays rely less on their wits to solve cases, than the detectives who once could figure things out just by looking at it. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes focuses more on observation, using his brash nature to solve a case quickly, while likewise, Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot is more curious, taking time to solve a case and make sure all the clues fit together. Topic 1: Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes is described as “brilliant” by friends and colleagues, using his knowledge to solve even the most difficult of cases. His brilliance is noted by Dr. Watson, who upon first meeting, is told that…

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  • The Hound Of The Baskervilles: A Character Analysis

    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…

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

    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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  • When I Am A Photo Analysis

    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 Dawe And Beach Burial Comparison

    Like movies, novels and music, poems are texts that people use to reflect on their lives and experiences. Poems can have an impact on peoples thinking, not only through the things they might say to their readers, but through the discussions that readers have with each other about poems. I agree with this statement and believe that it accurately describes how people can reflect on their lives after reading poems. In addition to this, I also believe that poems can also have an effect on…

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  • Weight Loss Argumentative Essay

    Later, I competed in Tae Kwon Do, and weight loss was an integral part of competition fighting. My weight loss plan and fitness training was then based a lot on the same ideas that Bruce Lee had. I will now outline a simple and yet effective weight loss and exercise plan.For weight loss, start with a “low-carb” diet, eating boneless/skinless chicken breasts, London broil, fish and shellfish, and very lean hamburger, for meats. Also for weight loss, for vegetables, only eat green and white…

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  • Video Analysis: Mr. Baseball

    Video #6 – “Mr. Baseball This video took a look at the cultural differences that we often take for granted. In this particular scene there was an American sitting on the floor, eating noodles, using chopsticks, in a traditional Asian household. The American is unfamiliar with these customs, and is confused by the chopsticks and slurping sounds. He also has trouble understanding who gets served their beverage first, as well as that it is bad luck to point your chopsticks vertically into the air.…

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  • Parent Group Paper

    Analysis of group meeting Describe your understanding of the nature of the interaction of the group members, including yourself, at this group meeting. All members were participants in the group. They shared their personal challenges and successes in raising their children, they were open to share ideas and concepts that seemed to work for them and their children, or what did not work. Everyone, including me, were able to discuss and share stories to relate with one another and create a space…

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  • A Giant Has Been Awakened Analysis

    But how can this be true when both are killing? This could be all false as God may not be real which then they are believing in false luck and which means their sins are not washed away and will haunt them. This is shown in Bruce Springsteen’s Dust n Devils and the poem A Giant Has Been Awakened by Joe Pielmeier. I believe the connection is between how both sides of war state that God is on their side and fighting for their cause but how can God fight for both sides when they are fighting each…

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  • Compare And Contrast Grand And Lee By Bruce Catton

    In Bruce Catton's essay "Grand and Lee: A study in Contrasts," the author uses compare and contrast to highlight each general's different strengths, upbringing, and values. In addition to compare and contrast, describing aspects of their life provides better insight into each general's envision for the country. Both armies in the Civil War fought to preserve their way of life, and their purpose reflected the values of their leaders. But despite their differences, the two generals were able to…

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