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    Sherlock is a Detective

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    Sleeping on the couch was not a typical thing for the detective; he had his own bed only a few feet from where he laid sprawled, but the past few nights the couch had been his choice. One leg hung over the edge of the worn cushions, an arm draped across his eyes, and his navy blue robe twisted and tangled about his limbs. Yes, this was one of the great detective's bad days; Sherlock Holmes was in a slump. His eyes slowly peered open and his arm moved just enough to let the man glare daggers at the

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    Sherlock Holmes: a study in scarlet is the first short story in which readers meet Holmes and Watson. The novel depicts the society at the time of publication; in a rich and vivid detail. Highlighting topical issues; such as religion, the authority and morality of the police, the introduction of forensic science, and its effect on society. The reader is first introduced to the protagonist while conducting a blood test in a chemical laboratory. "I've found it! I've found it," he shouted to my companion

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    “Elementary, my dear Watson.” Probably one of the most famous quotes from thrilling universe of Sherlock Holmes, however never mentioned once in the books, but coming from the 1899 stage adaptation. Ever since it's publication in 1887, Sherlock Holmes has never been far from the publishing table having published countless unofficial stories, spin off’s and other media. Possibly, the most noticeable adaptation of the past decade is BBC's Sherlock, first in which they took the timeless protagonist

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    Holmes and Watson Do It Again- Original Writing She ran up the wooden staircase, her hand brushing along the ornate handrail, her long skirt sweeping against the red-carpet flooring. She came to the white door, the mahogany handle shining as she reached out and grasped it. She pulled it open in a sudden movement. The lady

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    The Heroes Curiosity in She and The Sign of Four The hero cannot progress without curiosity.  However, curiosity can turn into a dangerous obsession.  There are many good examples of this throughout Victorian literature.  Literary works such as She by H. Rider Haggard and The Sign of Four by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, for example, reflect the curious mind at work using scientific exploration to achieve the goal of solving the mystery, but attempting to solve the mystery poses dangers to the protagonists

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    SUMMARY Entering the office and showing Holmes and Watson an 18th century manuscript, Dr. James Mortimer tells the myth of Hugo Baskerville. Hugo captured and imprisoned a young country girl at his estate in Devonshire. He then became the victim of a hound of hell as he chased her along the lonesome moors late one night. Ever since that day, James Mortimer reports, the Baskerville family has been haunted by a mysterious and supernatural black hound. The recent death of Sir Charles Baskerville has

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    Sherlock Holmes. I am sure the reader has heard of him, after all, he was quite popular. Sherlock was a brilliant detective, solving crimes and capturing thieves and criminals left and right. He was solving mysteries and gathering clues here and there. Furthermore, he was a fantastic detective and was amazing at what he did, but he had his flaws, and they were not a joyful sight. Or at least in my opinion. He had made a great mistake. Therefore, in my opinion Sherlock positively did the wrong thing

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    Friendship

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    Friendship is the relationship that helps humans get through everyday life. Without friends people would not have a strong support system or someone to have their backs through difficult situations. Friendship has been seen to be a key component in the development of characters. Directors and authors portray friends as positive influences on characters. Friends are especially important in The Hobbit and The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. Bilbo Baggins and Sherlock Holmes experience the benefits of

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    The first part of the book, A Study in Scarlet, is narrated in a linear manner, in which the two characters, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson, and how they meet are presented from Dr. Watson’s perspective first, followed by the two cases of murder. On the other hand, a series of “suicides” is shown before the detailed presentation of the two leads in the 2010 BBC miniseries, A Study in Pink; while the most recent crime scene (the main crime plot in the TV show) takes place afterwards. Although

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    The palimpsest known as Sherlock Holmes, created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1887, is constantly evolving and adapting to the changing standards of society and the world (Wilson, P. K., n.d.). Although Sherlock is evolving and adapting these interpretations do not alter or diminish who Sherlock truly is. Sherlock’s observant behavior and cunning ways have not changed, he has stayed recognizable, yet there are still changes being made to his character. Through the use of discourse communities, “a

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