The Adventure Of The Speckled Band

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was the author of the story “The Adventure of the Speckled Band”. In “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” the main characters are Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson, Helen Stoner, and Dr. Roylott. The story takes place in April 1883 at the Roylott, Stoke Maron Manor. The exposition is when Helen thoroughly explained her case to Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. The main conflict is Helen Stoner fears for her life and has suspicions about her sister’s death on the eve of her marriage. After Helen enlightened the two detectives on her predicament, Helen was informed that her case was extremely dire and she should be aware of the dangers of being in the house. The first rising action is when Sherlock Holmes tells Helen Stoner how important it is that Dr. Watson and he go to investigate her residence that day. The following rising action is when Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are confronted by Dr. Roylott, who threatened Sherlock and told him to stay away from the Roylott, Stoke Maron Manor. Helen became cautious and fearful after becoming aware of the dangers of her situation. Sherlock became focused after the conference with Helen Stoner. The characters understood that Dr. Roylott was insane and had the potential to have planned the murder of his step-daughter, Julia. The first interwoven conflict which is Sherlock vs. Dr. Roylott began by Dr. Roylott threatening Sherlock after the meeting with Helen. The interwoven conflict is man vs. man since it…
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