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    Every hard working detective such as Sherlock Holmes knows how to accumulate clues to a crime. In Arthur Conan Doyle’s mystery story,”The Adventure of the Speckled Band,”Holmes makes his presence in the investigation of a young woman’s death, with suspicion of the stepfather Dr. Roylott. Holmes finds out the motive, discovers a building fault that could conclude to a clue. Additionally, he discovers a mysterious restriction to an everyday furniture item. This unusual restraint to an everyday object is evident in the case. Sherlock Holmes suspects Dr. Roylott as the murderer of Julia due to the bizarre restriction on an everyday furniture item. Holmes’s study of minutiae leads to a peculiar clue,a clamped bed to the floor. Holmes then explains…

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    Sherlock Holmes Essay The book “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” is a Sherlock Holmes book written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The main characters are Sherlock Holmes, Doctor Watson, Doctor Roylott, and Helen Stoner. The story takes place in the Stoke Moran in England in April in 1883. The main conflict in this story is Helen Stoner’s sister mysteriously dies before her wedding and Helen is afraid that the same fate awaits her. Helen Stoner seeks the help of Sherlock Holmes, who is a world…

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    the Speckled Band” Sherlock Holmes once again uses his mystery solving talents in “The Adventure of the Speckled Band”. This brilliant literary work was written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Sherlock Holmes is an incredible detective who has solved plenty of mysteries. His loyal sidekick is Dr. Watson, who was a medical doctor. The client was Helen Stoner, a young woman who lived alone with her stepfather. Helen’s stepfather, Dr. Grimsby Roylott, had a medical degree and an extremely violent past.…

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    Sherlock Holmes was not guilty for the unfortunate death of Dr. Grimesby Roylott. In the novella, “The Adventure of the Speckled Band,” written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the brilliant and cunning detective Sherlock Holmes solves a seeming impossible mystery at Stoke Moran. A petrified Helen Stoner came to Holmes and Dr. Watson with a challenging case. Upon further investigation, the two sleuths decided to stay the night in Helen’s chamber awaiting any signs of distress. After hours of anxiously…

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    Traditional crime stories have changed over time due to the values and changing contexts within different societies. The film ‘Rear Window’ composed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1954, America and the short detective story ‘A Scandal in Bohemia’ in the novel ‘The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes’ written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1891, England illustrate how the values and changing contexts within a society contributes to the changing conventions of the genre of crime. Crime texts are valued and…

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    I think that The Adventure of the Speckled Band is among one of the most popular Sherlock Holmes stories because it's a different sort of mystery. In the story, it talks about gypsies living on the land that Dr. Roylott owns as well as the two exotic animals that he owns. Also, Dr. Roylott is the one trying to murder his two stepdaughters (successfully killing one) for their money of which they would receive if married off. His home is modified so that his pet snake could enter the daughter's…

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    Dr. Roylott Trial

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    “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” Sherlock Holmes is not responsible for the death of Dr. Roylott. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle provided evidence in “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” that led to the conclusion that Sherlock Holmes is not liable for the bereavement of Dr. Roylott. For example, Sherlock Holmes was employed as a detective by Helen Stoner. He was employed to insure her safety until her upcoming wedding. Additionally, at the time of Roylott’s death, Holmes was in an entirely…

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    Speckled Band Conflict

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    The story “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is a foul play mystery. It takes place in early April 1883, at the Roylott Stoke Moran Manor. The main conflict centers around a timid yet intelligent woman, Helen Stoner who lives with her deviant, selfish stepfather, Dr. Roylott. She fears for her own life and is suspicious of the death of her sister, Julia, on the eve of Julia’s wedding. The exposition, or beginning, of the mystery is when Helen seeks the assistance of…

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    “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote about the enigmatic death of a young woman in the foul play, “The Adventure of the Speckled Band.” The mystery takes place in April of 1883, at the Roylott Stoke Moran Manor. The story began when Helen Stoner arrived at the home of the acclaimed detective and medical doctor, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson early in the morning. Helen is distraught; as she was in tremendous angst that she too would meet the dreaded fate that her…

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    In the story “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes solved the mystery of how Julia Stoner mysteriously died the night before her wedding in her bedroom. Helen needs the assistance of the famous Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to find out how her sister, Julia, died. Helen Stoner is afraid that she will have the same fate as her sister, for she is about to have her wedding. She fears that either her stepfather, Dr. Grimesby Roylott or the gypsies killed…

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