Argumentative Essay: The Adventure Of The Speckled Band

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Argumentative Essay for “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” Sherlock Holmes was not accountable for the demise or killing of Dr. Grimsby Roylott. The story “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” was written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Dr. Roylott had intimidated Sherlock Holmes after his daughter, Helen Stoner, had gone to Holmes about a whistle she heard. Helen Stoner appointed Holmes and Watson to assist her from mysterious happenings. Sherlock Holmes could not have anticipated that Dr. Roylott was sitting in a chair in which the ventilator was right on top of the chair. Even though Dr. Roylott used to be a generous, polite man, he was now an ignoble and arrogant man. Dr. Roylott has been the source of bad happenings and transformed into and an egotistical man. As Helen Stoner departed from Holmes’s house, Dr. Roylott had angrily stormed into the house and threatened Holmes to stay away from his family. The attitude that came from him had been mistrusting to a number of people that used to be…show more content…
Holmes and Watson were to guard Helen from a mysterious whistle she heard in the early morning, every single morning. The whistle she heard was the same whistle that Julia (her sister) had heard when she came upon her fate. The night that they were going to investigate, they stayed in Helen’s room; Julia’s old room. They woke up to the whistle and Holmes smacked the snake in the face. The snake ended up going back into Dr. Roylott’s room and killing him by venom. Helen was saved by Holmes in the situation where she would have been murdered by her own father and let her be married with no interference. Holmes, however, could have done another action that did not include hitting the snake and making it bite Dr. Roylott. Holmes had banged the snake in the head, which caused it to be aggravated and bite the first person it saw. Holmes could not have predicted where Dr. Roylott was sitting in his
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