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  • Language and Structure of Sherlock Holmes' Stories

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    Language and Structure of Sherlock Holmes' Stories In "The veiled lodger" Holmes is passed on a message by a landlord, from a tenant. It said do you wish to find out what really happened to Mr. Render. When Holmes and Watson got to the house they find out that the tenant was Mrs. Render. They also found out that Mr. Render did not die the way they originally thought, which was being attacked by a lion, but it was a murder carried out by Mrs. Render and her lover called Leonardo. They did

  • Analyse the stories of Sherlock Holmes in terms of their narrative

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    Analyse the stories of Sherlock Holmes in terms of their narrative structure and the way they follow a set pattern. All of the Holmes stories follow a set pattern and have a similar narrative structure. These can be categorized for example Holmes being upset for a client would go in the category of emotions and secrets. The beginning of Sherlock Holmes stories is usually set at 221b Baker Street, which is Holmes residence. This is because his clients report a crime to him at his house

  • The Relationship of Sherlock and Watson in Conan Dole’s amazing stories of Sherlock Holmes

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    Dole’s amazing stories of Sherlock Holmes there is a set undertone to the relationship between the main character and the relationship to the narrator Dr. Watson. Watson views Holmes as almost an ideological figure and uses his stories and life to fulfil the true desires that he is missing in his own life. In this paper we will look at this relationship, why the author chose to tell the stories from Dr. Watson’s perspective, and lastly the how the modern day versions of the stories have twisted or

  • The Sherlock Holmes Stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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    The Sherlock Holmes Stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh on 22 May 1859, he died in 1930. He printed his first Sherlock Holmes book, "A Study in Scarlet" in 1887 in Beeton's Christmas Annual. Sherlock Holmes soon became very popular amongst the people of their day, People immediately fell in love with Sherlock Holmes for several reasons. One of the main reasons was because he was a detective and detectives were new at the time, the police were

  • Sherlock Holmes: Which TV Show Represents the Really Story?

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    Sherlock Holmes Over the years since Sir Arthur Conan Doyle created the character Sherlock Holmes and wrote a collection of stories of the detective, there have been many television adaptations of his Sherlock Holmes stories. Currently in the 21st century there are two most commonly watched, a Sherlock, BBC version of Sherlock Holmes, and Elementary, US version of Sherlock Holmes. Most of whom have read the stories have read them when they were college students, but after reading the book they wonder

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Stories About Sherlock Holmes

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    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Stories About Sherlock Holmes Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote the Sherlock Holmes stories over 100 years ago. From the first novel, A Study in Scarlet (Beetons Christmas Annual 1887) to The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes published in 1927, Doyle's Holmes and Watson were entertaining readers for over forty years, with their stories of Victorian crimes, and carry on doing so to this day. The serialized novels and the many short stories were published in the most popular

  • Sherlock Holmes stories became extremely successful and were enormously

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    Sherlock Holmes stories became extremely successful and were enormously popular amongst people. SHERLOCK HOLMES Sherlock Holmes detective stories have been known and loved by people all around the world. Something magical was about the character of Sherlock Holmes that makes him so famous all around the world. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote Sherlock Holmes stories. The author was a young age doctor in 1886 when he set up a medical practice in South sea, Hampshire. With fewer patients, making

  • The Character of the Hero and His Detective Skills in Stories of Sherlock Holmes

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    The Character of the Hero and His Detective Skills in Stories of Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes is a well-known and loved detective who features in sixty-eight of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective stories. Written in the early 19c and set in London, the adventures of Holmes and his companion Dr Watson (with whom shared a flat with during some of the tales) are ingeniously written. Conan Doyle was born in 1859 in Edinburgh, Scotland; he went to Stonyhurst School and did a degree

  • The Detective Story Genre: Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes Stories

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    The Detective Story Genre: Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes Stories One of the most popular literary forms is the detective genre. The most remarkable detective author of all time is the late nineteenth century writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. His most prominent works are the famous Sherlock Holmes stories. These novels and short stories set the standard for the genre. Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories can be considered a model for detective fiction because each is centered

  • The Modern View of Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes Stories

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    The Modern View of Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes Stories How successful is Conan Doyle in writing detective fiction that appeals to a modern reader? Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes stories were written in the Victorian times and were based on some events in his life. Sherlock Holmes was based around a friend Dr Joseph bell, who would deduce injuries just by looking at them. People enjoy Crime fiction because in detective stories , like crosswords, you have to figure out the clues to the problem

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