The classic mystery novel, Sherlock Holmes, features a murder-mystery detective Sherlock Holmes, and his army doctor colleague Dr. John Watson. The story revolves around the main character, Sherlock Holmes, and his unique method to solving crimes. The story is mainly all about Sherlock and his abilities, which then rises the question about the importance of the character of Dr.Watson, both to the chaarcter of Sherlock Holmes, and towards the readers.
Sherlock Jr. (Buster Keaton, the U.S, 1924) depicts a cinema projectionist and janitor who’s studying and dreaming about becoming a detective like Sherlock Holmes. The main character, Sherlock Jr. falls in love with a beautiful girl but another man shows up as his competition while he’s trying to win the girl’s heart. His rival intrudes on one of Sherlock Jr.’s dates with the girl and makes the girl’s father think that Sherlock stole a watch. Feeling tired and depressed at work, Sherlock falls asleep during showing of Hearts and Pearls, and dreams of his girlfriend as the heroine, and his rival as the thief who steals the pearls. Sherlock himself becomes a detective to solve the case. Though short compared to modern feature films, this
Suddenly, a low sound seems to ring through each of our ears, a moaning howl that I heard that I heard on the moor that afternoon with Stapleton. Sir Henry keeps questioning the sound and wondering what the locals say about that sound, but I try to change the subject, finally admitting that it is the howl of the Hound of the Baskervilles. As Sir Henry starts to sound very superstitious about the Hound, we spot Selden just as he seems to realize that he has been found. He took off and ran across the moor, and we chased after him we realized that he had too much of a head start. Standing on the moor, I gaze out into the distance on the moor and spot another tall figure of another man outlines against the moor. But then, a split second later, the man was gone. I am quite interested in who the tall figured man out on the moor was, and who might've been helping Selden. And why Stapleton acts so strange at times, but then covers it up and is all normal again. They are many suspects that I have thought up and a lot of mystery going on at this time Holmes, I wish you were here to investigate along with me. I will check in with you soon with much more information I
Analyse the use of Dr Watson as the narrator of The Hound of the Baskervilles
The main character in the story is Sherlock Holmes; he is the hero of the book, a very important factor in a mystery book. The Victorians would have loved this character because he was not a part of the police force; he was a character that could be relied on, when the police force was so corrupt. Holmes’s life was his job, as the reader gets further into the story; they see that Holmes works for personal satisfaction, ’my profession is its own
In The Watsons go to Birmingham, By Christopher Paul Curtis, a boy named Kenny gets to go to Birmingham, Alabama, during one of the darkest moments in America’s history. Before him and his family left to Birmingham he has to deal with other problems like dealing with the cold time in Flint, Michigan, his brother being mean and beating him up, he has to deal with people being mean to him for being black or not bringing enough food for the other people in his grade that he hangs out with. But Kenny has one friend that stays with him after some rough times and his name is Rufus.
The Watson live in Flint, Michigan. All the kids go to school at Clark Elementary and Byron is in 6th grade. Kenny, the one who is narrating the book is in 4th grade. The little sister Joetta (Joey) is in kindergarten. Kenny is bullied at the school by Larry Dunn, the “king” of 4th grade. A new kid comes into school named Rufus from Arkansas, he is poor and he talks Southern Kenny is glad that they have a new kid to be bullied but they become friends.
He chases butterflies and studies the moor and it’s inhabitants. In the book mortimer is a very creepy person and studies humans and skulls. While in the film mortimer is a acts in a more serious manner while Stapleton is incredibly creepy, he asks would you have an objection to me running my finger along parietal fissure? Also he makes more points about Holmes’ skull (Attwood, The Hound of the Baskervilles). This ends up making Stapleton a very creepy character for the suspense of the movie. In the book Watson looks up to Holmes with great respect and takes his smallest compliments and appreciates them greatly. Holmes states with great pride, “It may be that you are not yourself luminous, but you are a conductor of light.” (Doyle 3). By saying this he means, Watson is such a fool that he makes Homles seem even smarter than he is. In the film, however, Watson stands up to Homles at the end when he saves Homles from drowning in the moor pit even though he got shot by stapleton (Attwood, The Hound of the Baskervilles). Also, when Watson finds out Holmes has been investigating the case after Holmes told him that Holmes had work to do in london, He was outraged. There is also other small details in the story that do not have a huge effect on the plot but still change it slightly. For example, Laura Lyon does not exist in the film, even though in the book
It seems like in society today people have become accustom to hearing of mass murders, at this point people are not even shocked when they hear that it happened, most of the time they will reply again? On July 20, 2014, America was once again hit with a tragic mass murder but this one was different, this one made everyone feel unsafe because it happened inside a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado. The gun man this time was James Holmes, who was just 24 years old when he decided to commit such as heinous crime. Although an intelligent young man, what made him want to kill so many people? What set him off? What was his motive? This paper is therefore designed to show that anyone including the smartest and most reserved man in the room can be the next mass murderer.
A man with luxury would have an area where he can get exercise regularly and would be well nourished. Watson describes his clothing as rich but bad in taste. In many countries being gaudy is a sign of having wealth. It is a way of expressing that they have more money than everyone else. The stranger has bands of astrakhan on his sleeves. Astrakhan is fur from a young lambs coat. People with money tend to wear fur that no one else can afford. He was wearing a cloak with flame-coloured silk. Silk is a precious material that only the rich could trade for. His brooch had a single flaming beryl. A beryl is a gem, and gems were used as jewelry. The beryl was most likely a rare gem because Watson described it as a flaming beryl. It was intensely passionate to the eye. The boots were trimmed with rich brown fur. Notice that he did not describe the fur as just fur. He stated that it was a rich brown fur. As stated before, most likely an animal’s fur that is rare. The man had his face covered with a black vizard. The man was trying to hide his identity with a black vizard. Only someone who would be recognized would wear a mask. The man made sure that Holmes could not see his face because his hand was still raised to ensure it was covered. This was to ensure his identity was concealed. Watson described his face of having strong features and to have a length of obstinancy. The man knows what he wants and gets it. He has
Due to Holmes’ suspicion he and Watson desired to investigate further; they departed to Stoke Moran. They revealed some interesting clues. First of all, the bed was clamped to the floor, there were metallic bars on the windows, along with a forged bell chord attached to a ventilator. Holmes soon found out that the ventilator was connected to Dr. Roylott 's room. This made Sherlock curious, wanting to know more. Helen was a young woman who was frightened of the strong and abusive, Dr. Roylott. She had prearranged to switch places with Sherlock and Watson so they could resolve the case once and for all. She exchanged places after Dr. Roylott was “asleep”. When Sherlock and Holmes arrived to Stoke Moran, they waited and waited. During the middle of the story, both the mood and tone shift. The mood soon became petrified. The tone soon also became something else, challenging. Sherlock Holmes and
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle utilizes literary elements such as dialogue, tone, vocabulary, a different format of narration and perspective, along with chronology to construct the adventures of the eminent fictional detective Sherlock Holmes and his partner, Dr. John Watson. The creative use of dialogue assists in telling the story fluently and vividly, while a suspenseful and occasionally humorous tone maintains interest from case to case. Long winded descriptions and complex vocabulary are infused into Doyle’s writing to fit his knowledgeable characters as well as fuse them into the setting of traditional Britain. Lastly, these features are accompanied by both Holmes and Watson’s different perspectives alongside each other. the tales of
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle utilizes many detail-oriented literary elements to develop the many adventures of the famous fictional British detective Sherlock Holmes and his partner, John Watson. Long winded description and complex vocabulary are infused into Doyle’s writing to accentuate Holmes’s great intelligence. By incorporating such a heavy, educated tone upon the mysteries, the tales of Sherlock Holmes are expressed as very complicated stories that challenge readers in comprehension as well as encourage curiosity through puzzling cases.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle utilizes many/several detail-oriented literary elements to develop the many adventures of the famous fictional British detective Sherlock Holmes and his partner, John Watson. Long winded description and complex vocabulary are infused into Doyle’s writing to accentuate Holmes’s great intelligence. By incorporating such a heavy, educated tone upon the mysteries, the tales of Sherlock Holmes are expressed as very complicated stories that challenge readers in comprehension as well as encourage curiosity through puzzling cases.
Watson: Dear Mr Holmes, i will go no further in this matter. It is too dangerous. He suspects me. Please burn the cipher message, which can now be of no use to you. Fred Porlock