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  • Sherlock Holmes

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    Sherlock Holmes is known as the World’s Greatest Detective; however, Irene Alder may just be the only person, male or female, that has ever defeated Holmes’ thinking machine of a brain. In his short story, “A Scandal in Bohemia,” Sir Arthur Conan Doyle challenges traditional social perceptions and gender assumptions toward British women in the 1890’s by creating tension with his characterization of female antagonist, Irene Alder, as a powerful intellectual equal to male protagonist, Sherlock Holmes

  • Sherlock Holmes Vs. Sherlock

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    Since the creation of Sherlock Holmes and his confidante John Watson in the late 18th century the pair have not only collected a cult following throughout the generations but they are also remarked as the epitome of competent police work. The characters Holmes and Watson have been recreated and re-imagined countless times by various different authors. John and Sherlock have on some occasion been imagined as women, serial killers and sometimes even zombies. Holmes and Watson have become the staple

  • Sherlock Holmes Personality

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    While the reasons for Sherlock Holmes popularity in the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth are comprehensible enough in the light of the abovementioned facts, the explanation for Sherlock`s continuing success requires a more detailed analysis. Many characters that were popular at the time of their creation are forgotten today; at the same time some images developed hundreds of years ago are still famous and have become iconic in modern culture. Such characters as Batman, Robin

  • Is Sherlock Holmes A Hero?

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    hero. Sherlock Holmes say his life is spent in one long effort to escape from the commonplace or ordinary life. Sherlock Holmes does not live a commonplace or ordinary life because in the text it reads that Sherlock Holmes finds a clue. Sherlock Holmes sees that the man with the trousers that is was torn up from where the knee are. Sherlock Holmes knows that is a sign of a man that had been digging a tunnel from one place to another. Also another example from the text is that once Sherlock Holmes

  • Deduction In Sherlock Holmes

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    Sherlock Holmes is one of the most popular detectives in world history. His adventures with the wonderful Dr. Watson have taken him to many places around england. But not only has he traveled around the world, but he has traveled around in time too. Sherlock holmes is even more popular that when his first stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle were released. Today,there are new spin of books staring the detective, a multitude of movies based off his adventures, but nothing can compare to the fact that

  • Sherlock Holmes Summary

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    Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson arrive at the hotel in London where Sir Henry is staying. They find Sir Henry very mad because another boot was missing. He said the first boot that had been taken away had been put back, and a second old black boot was now gone. None of the hotel staff knew anything about this. They also discussed who the person following Sir Henry could be. The only person they know at Baskerville Hall who has a black beard is the butler, Mr. Barrymore. To figure out if Mr. Barrymore

  • The Substance Of Sherlock Holmes

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    cure for our insufferable and bland lives has been on screen since 2010. And it’s name is Sherlock. The tv show brought to us by the BBC has become a cult phenomenon since it hit our screens in the early 2010s. But why? What’s so great about a tv show starring two British guys? Well the answer is simple, complexity. The substance in Sherlock whose synopsis is about a “consulting detective” named Sherlock Holmes who solves crimes along with his sidekick John Watson is unbelievable.In a book entitled

  • The Popularity Of Sherlock Holmes

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    Sherlock Holmes has been adjusted on media since long and is considered as a standout amongst the most played characters on Television Series and on other such stages. As per Guinness World Records, Sherlock Holmes is the "most depicted motion picture character," with more than 70 performing artists having played the sleuth in more than 200 movies. Current interpretations of the show, for example, Sherlock and Elementary, give present day turns on the 125-year-old character, and as of late Sir Ian

  • The Characters Of Sherlock Holmes

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    one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.” (Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes) This is one of the many lines in Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes Mysteries. Conan Doyle, born in May of 1859, published the first Sherlock Holmes mystery, A Study in Scarlet, in 1887. When he died in July of 1930 there were 4 novels as well as 56 short stories that featured Holmes. Even though some of the plots throughout the series are unrealistic many of the cultural details are

  • Essay On Sherlock Holmes

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    Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows showcased an interesting twist to the fictional tale. The adaptations of the original story created a newfound love for the character of Sherlock Holmes. Both pre-existing and newer fans come together and embrace the new sides of the detective. One of the new sides experienced in relation to Sherlock Holmes is found in Guy Ritchie's two adaptations; Sherlock Holmes from 2009 and Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows from 2011. In the adaptations by Ritchie, Holmes