The Adventure of the Empty House

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    has no excuse for his actions in The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton. Sherlock pretends to be engaged to a maid at Charles’s house to get info on Augustus so he can break into his house and steal the love letters (7). Thus Sherlock pretends to love someone then after that person is not needed he just leaves the poor woman heartbroken? When Sherlock discusses his plans to break into Charles's house to Watson he says “[...] I mean to burgle Milverton house to-night." Watson replies "For heaven's

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    starring Kieran Culkin (as Kevin) and Elden Henson (as Max), there are many differences between the two. The book and the movie are both about two boy’s friendship and adventures together. Some of the differences are like Kevin’s death, the ornithopter being flown at the end into the medieval ages with King Arthur’s knights, and the empty book. In the movie, Freak dies in his own home over night,while in the book Freak (Kevin) dies in the hospital. During the morning, when Kevin or Freak, is dead with

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    Adaptation from one medium to another is a slippery slope that adapters have to be very cautious of. Any form of misrepresentation of the characters, scenery & plot can cause a film to plummet and receive harsh criticism. One can only ask how well adapters are without the guidance of the original author. Would William Shakespeare be satisfied with the many adaptations of his infamous play Romeo & Juliet? Or would Jane Austen be content with how well Keira Knightley portrayed the eccentricities

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    Freak the mighty written by Rodman Philbrick is about the adventures of Kevin and Maxwell. The movie The Mighty with Kieran Culkin and Elden Henson portrays the book well, yet there are some differences. Like the rescuing of Maxwell, Maxwell gets the empty book different, and Kevin’s death. The rescuing of Maxwell is very different from the book. The first way is the fact that Kevin drove a car to the tenements to save Maxwell, unlike in the book where you don’t know how Kevin got there. Maxwell

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    exciting adventures of four English children – Lucy, Edmund, Peter and Susan - who found the magical land of Narnia by way of a wardrobe that they found out in the house of elderly professor where they were sent by their mother. The scene in the book stats with Peter’s proposal to explore in the house to pass the time during a rainy day. Everyone agreed to this and that was how the adventures began. The first few doors they entered led only into empty rooms. Some of the rooms in the house were full

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    Death, her mother had once explained, was not life’s greatest tragedy but life’s greatest adventure. Anne Caskey Vaughn had been a woman to see all of creation with the eyes of a child, so ready to take on the next challenge and the new day that it was almost impossible to imagine a world in which she did not inhabit. But yet here sat her daughter, Anne’s one and only offspring, half-listening to the gentle murmur of “please, call me Brandon,” talking about… What was he talking about again? “Miss

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    In the beginning of the story, Bilbo is a humble young man in a nice house, with no need or want for adventure. An old man named Gandalf comes and talks to him about adventure, to which Bilbo declines. So the Gandalf put a marking on his door. The next day thirteen dwarves come to his house and start to make themselves at home uninvited, and then they begin to speak of adventure. So this where Bilbo decides to go for an adventure. Bilbo has been known for not being very adventurous, he always stayed

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    World War I. Many were striving to achieve the typical American dream of having a nice house to raise a family, a stable job and the ability to travel. With the help of the credit card and new advertisements being shown on television and radios, many achieved this dream by spending money on things that were advertised to them. Even though most men had a job that supported their growing family and paid their house payments, many were still quite unhappy. Despite the appearance of having a glamorous

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    It all begins on October 15, 1988 in Ottawa, Canada. 27 year old Beverly has just moved into her new house on Cherry Street believing that the suburban lifestyle will help her relax and figure out what she wants to do with. However, she does not know what adventures are to come from this house and what adventures lie ahead of her. “Well, here it is,” says the moving truck man “1101 Cherry Street.” “Thank you,” says 27 year old Beverly who just graduated from the University of Ottawa. “No problem

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    good reason to leave and start a new adventure somewhere else. The whole move happened fairly quickly. Mom made the announcement while we were riding in the car. My sister and I mourned over our lives we were leaving behind for the remainder of that ride. Our brains were programmed to adapt to new things rapidly, so the mourning stage did not last very long. I guess you could call it a survival instinct. Anyway, just after two days of the decision, our house immediately began to be packed up. Everything

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