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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

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    Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes is one of the most easily recognizable characters in detective stories. He has many remarkable traits that other fictional detectives do not. Some examples of this are his observational abilities, his dual personality, and his being a skilled musician and composer. The first example of Holmes’ exquisite trademarks is his ability to see things that other people cannot. He uses his powers of observation to solve cases. For example, in “The Red-Headed League” Holmes notes

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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

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    of the The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. Many readers have been very much interested in Doyle's stories and how he has fabricated Sherlock’s form of reasoning or understanding in cases. These people have created many films depicting Doyle’s stories. In some films such as The Great Mouse Detective and Sherlock Holmes, the story line is the same as Doyle’s original but some names and characters have been changed. In the films, The Great Mouse Detective and Sherlock Holmes, the story proceeds the

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    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

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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

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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

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    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

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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

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    Observation: Sherlock Holmes would have spent hours analysing and ordering the discoveries he previously made, even if they were just trifles. He possessed a great gift of being able to see all niceties that were hidden from the eyes of not attentive who couldn’t put them together so they make sense. “He was, I take it, the most perfect reasoning and observing machine that the world has seen,” said Watson (Doyle, 139) “You see, but you do not observe.” (Doyle, 142) Knowledge: He used his knowledge

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