The Adventure Of The Speckled Band

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“The Adventure of the Speckled Band” Essay Sherlock Holmes used his observance to come to the conclusion that occurred at the end of “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” transcribed by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. In April 1883, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson experienced an encounter with Helen Stoner; Helen requested that Sherlock and Watson look into the case of her sister’s death. Holmes and Watson were recommended by a mutual friend of Helen’s. Helen Stoner and Dr. Roylott lived in Stoke Moran. Dr. Roylott, Helen’s stepfather, was an aggressive man. After Helen Stoner’s mother had perished, Dr. Roylott was left with her will until each girl got married. When married each girl would get one third of the money. Helen’s sister, Julia, had…show more content…
Sherlock was persistent, while Dr. Roylott was aggressive; this created many conflicts between them. These conflicts create a reason for Holmes to become more interested. Not only are there conflicts between Sherlock and Dr. Roylott there are many other conflicts that include Dr. Roylott. For example, Helen versus Dr. Roylott, Sherlock versus Dr. Roylott, plus, Dr. Roylott versus society. In the beginning of the story, there is a set mood and tone. The mood is anxious, whereas the tone is serious. Holmes was an attentive detective making him always extremely curious. 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
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