The Impact Of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Lasting Impact
Over the years, some of the most recognized characters have become more present in movies and television. These characters date back decades, but their influence still remain in the modern era. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle changed the entirety of a genre with the creation of a mysterious, and cunning character, which seems to be the only thing of his that is remembered regardless of the numerous works of literature he created.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle became very successful despite his life at home,“Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on May 22, 1859. Conan Doyle was educated at home...Until he was sent to Holder, a Jesuit preparatory school. In 1882, Conan Doyle partnered with a former schoolmate in a successful medical practice”(Stevenson).
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle had a hard life at home, although he had a loving mother his father was an alcoholic, “The Effect of his father alcoholism on Conan Doyle’s childhood may be seen in much of his later writing” (Stevenson). Sir Arthur Conan Doyle did not expect to write and become well known in the genre of mystery fiction his, “dream was to become a great historical novelist like Sir Walter Scott. Doyle really wanted to be writing in other, more respectable genres. Arthur Conan Doyle wrote the Holmes stories mainly to earn money” (Heller). Conan Doyle faced a lot of opposition but it did not stop him creating numerous writings, “ He wanted to write something that would make his
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