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  • Holmes 's Unbelievable Flaws : Holmes

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    Unbelievable flaws Holmes is a very complex and moody character who, although of strict habit, is considerably messy. Holmes appears to undergo periods of obsession and depression, the latter of which are accompanied by violin playing, and cocaine use. All of Conan Doyle’s stories are told from Watson’s first-person perspective, and yet, Holmes flaws are not criticized but glamourized. While Holmes is a clever and observant man, his flaws are very clear to people around him. Holmes takes considerable

  • 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. Irene

  • Analysis Of Arthur Jackson Holmes By Arthur Holmes

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    Assumptions can be made that many “guesses” will be made throughout the book . “The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes. Where do you think I have been?” • Holmes addresses Watson by asking a rhetorical question. When he gets back from his club, the detectives gives some advice. Holmes says that some answers are right in front of you and tries to build Watson as a detective. “Just tell me what it all means,Watson and I’ll owe you more than ever I can hope to pay.” •

  • Is Sherlock Holmes A Hero?

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    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 and the

  • Sherlock Holmes Essay

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    Sherlock Holmes was a famous English detective. He had a reputation of accepting only unusual and mysterious cases. When Helen Stoner contacted him, he was intrigued. Helen contacted Holmes because her twin sister mysteriously died several years before. Helen does not trust her stepfather, Dr. Roylott, and is fearful for her own life. She hired Holmes to figure out what happened to her sister. While working this case, Holmes came to the conclusion that "doctors make the greatest criminals." I

  • Holmes Vs. Watson

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    The Relationship Between Holmes and Watson Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson have been seen as the ultimate partners for as long as they have been in print. Their relationship is far deeper than anything that meets the eye; they mean more to each other than just a business partner or friend. Some have seen their relationship as anything from that of best friends, to homosexual lovers, or to heterosexual lovers as seen between a male Holmes and a female Watson. Whether these statements can be proven

  • Holmes’ Method of Madness

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    A detail is defined as an individual feature, fact, or item, in The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes and John Watson have to use details to investigate the curse of the Baskervilles. Detectives Sherlock Holmes and Watson have an amazing attention to detail, however, sometimes they struggle with what is important; Holmes and Watson have to decide what is pertinent information, keep their minds on track, and be able to do both of those in order to solve the Baskerville

  • Holmes Vs Watson

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    In all stories there are characters that make it worthwhile. Sherlock Holmes is a witty, yet arrogant young man. He solves crime in a short amount of time, with the help of his partner Dr. Watson. He boasts about his intelligence and acts like he is better than most people. Dr.Watson on the other hand is a feeble and polite man. He was a military doctor, who got injured, and is usually uplifting Sherlock. These two characters are very different, but share many of the same qualities like being unsociable

  • 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

  • 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 turns