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  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Final Problem

    the story as a whole. Some of the major features of the narrative that will be mentioned include a discussion of Watson’s presence throughout the narrative, encounters between Holmes and Professor Moriarty and Holmes’s conclusion in solving this narratives’ problem. Concepts that will be used include ideas related to Russian Formalism, and Structuralism. With Russian Formalism, motivation is a key concept that will be discussed. Then, with Structuralism, aside from the basic units of the narrative such as functions and indices, order and duration are thoroughly analyzed. The speaker of this narrative is Watson, Holmes’s partner…

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  • Analysis Of The Final Problem By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    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. Victorian morality was a strict ethical code and a low tolerance for…

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  • Sherlock Holmes Comparison Essay

    peculiar behavior, not like the reserved Holmes I read about. Holmes is also clearly very attracted to Ms. Irene Adler in the films, whereas in the stories, she does not seem to have his attention. In “The Final Problem”, Sherlock Holmes is trying to find someone and this take precedence over everything in his life, including his other cases. That person is Professor Moriarty, Sherlock Holmes’ greatest foe. This is the premise of the second Sherlock Holmes film adaptation, “A Game of Shadows”,…

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  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Life And Work

    His father being extremely witty in his illustrations and courtesy in his manners. Arthur 's early remembrance if his mother Mary always included her amazing intellectual knowledge, and reading in daily work. Mary Conan always joined the Philosophical Institution. Arthur hired a tutor, Mr. Walker, to help him prepare for the exam to get a scholarship for the Edinburgh University. But after applying and winning one of the scholarships, he found out that medical students were not eligible.…

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  • The Adventure Of The Empty House Analysis

    Doyle, Arthur Conan. The Original Illustrated Sherlock Holmes: 37 Short Stories plus a Complete Novel. Secaucus, N.J.: Castle, 1978. Print. The Adventure of the Empty House is one of the short stories that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle writes about Sherlock Holmes. This story tell how Holmes comes back from what everyone thought was his apparent death at the hands of Professor Moriarty at the Reichenbach Falls. Holmes (in disguise) surprises his faithful companion Dr. John H. Watson after bumping into…

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  • Compare And Contrast Sherlock Holmes Vs Blackwood

    In Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's version of Sherlock Holmes, every case develops through the eyes of Dr. Watson. Furthermore, all information about Holmes' solitary investigations is only made known to the reader when the detective shares it with his partner. In contrast, there are many sequences in the movie that show Sherlock's actions without them ever being disclosed to the doctor. Additionally, many scenes do not even show Holmes or Watson, instead focusing on other characters and events, such…

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  • Irene Adler's A Scandal In Bohemia

    Paras Gupta Professor Huff ENG 236 June 8, 2015 A Scandal in Bohemia Irene Adler is usually a fictional character within the Sherlock Holmes stories. She had been featured within the short history "A Scandal in Bohemia". She is one of the most well- known female characters within the Sherlock Holmes line, despite appearing in just one history, and is generally used as being a romantic curiosity for Holmes throughout derivative functions, though within the story it is made apparent that Holmes is…

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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…

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  • Holmes And The Stolen Stones Slot Review

    Holmes and the Stolen Stones slot review Welcome to the mysterious and dangerous world of Victorian London and the company of the greatest detective of all times – Sherlock Holmes. Holmes and the Stolen Stones slot from Yggdrasil Gaming is one of the highly anticipated slots of released on September 2015. Follow the most respected detective and his right hand Dr Watson (both looking like they were hitting the gym for at least a year!) as they try to find the stolen diamonds in this well-done…

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  • Symbolism In The Hound Of The Baskervilles

    On a cold, dark, night, Sir Charles Baskerville was walking alone down an alley. Creeping up behind him was the Hound of the Baskervilles. Sir Charles turned and saw the horrible hound. With terror in his heart, he ran as fast as he could in an attempt to escape the hound. He fell dead at the scene from heart problems and sheer terror. Sir Henry Baskerville has just moved into the hall that his family has owned for generations. The only problem is a hound-beast has been haunting the family.…

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