Realism In Sherlock Norme

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One of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s greatest writings is “A Scandal in Bohemia.” Doyle’s’ writings could be categorized as fiction as well as realism. Doyle’s novels drew a crowd from the wealthy, the workers and the women in the Victorian England, each for different reasons. Doyle had in the Victorian era, and still has today, the ability to appeal to audiences all over the world. The Victorians were phenomenally energetic, explorers and missionaries, respectable and conventional, but unfortunately Victorian literature reflected doubt about religious faith, class privilege, gender roles, empire, and the effects of progress. At this time in the Victorian Era, the major genres of non-prose topics were those of religion, politics, aesthetics, science and many more. Factors that made matters worse for the female race; were Queen Victoria’s denouncement of women’s rights, privileges and conditions for women were continuously gaining ground throughout the latter part of the 19th century. “A Scandal in Bohemia,” brought about a different view of the female race to the public eye. One might wonder “What were the real reasons for Sherlock Holmes to consider Irene Adler the ideal woman?” Doyle is most known for his works about Sherlock Holmes. The popularity of the Sherlock Holmes tales was stabilized in an increasingly interested public. The setting and characters in the Holmes tales were well received because they were well-known in a market which was clamoring for fiction to read, and most of all these short stories centered in London. Londoners related to all of his adventures, they felt part of it. Sherlock Holmes personifies the intellectual's faith in logic, and on examining facts to find the answers. (Sparknotes)Sherlock Holmes t... ... middle of paper ... ...them. The” Women’s Movement,” was on a start but definitely making changes for recognition of the female race. During the reign of Queen Victoria, a woman's place was considered to be in the home. Then the mood changed, as charitable missions began to extend the female role of service, and Victorian feminism began to emerge as a potent political force. The ending of “A Scandal in Bohemia” was used to illustrate the independence and increasing social awareness of the unknown intelligence of women during this time period; Irene Adler can be seen as, not only a role model for women of the time, but also as a symbol of the liberation and freedom sought out by women of the era. “To Sherlock Holmes she is always the woman, I have seldom heard him mention her under any other name, or when he refers to her photograph, it is always under the honorable title of the woman”

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