Essays Tagged: "Arthur Conan Doyle"

The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, a British physician who later devoted his life to writing,has become one of the ... one of the most popular and recognized characters of English Literature. On May 22nd, 1859, Arthur Conan Doyle was born at Picardy Place, inEdinburgh, Scotland. His father, Charles, was an arc ... n architect-clerk at the GovernmentOffice of Works in Edinburgh where he married Mary Foley in1855. Arthur had threesisters and one brother, with quite a large family occasionally times got hard as mo ...

(9 pages) 93 0 4.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Similarities and differences among detectives, as portrayed in The Hound of Baskervilles and The Speaker of Mandarin "

rtrayals of two great detectives of fiction - Sherlock Holmes, in The Hounds of Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and Inspector Wexford, in The Speaker of Mandarin by Ruth Rendell employ these c ... common as well as unique characteristics in the portrayal of their protagonists.Works Cited -Doyle, Arthur Conan. "The Hound of Baskervilles." Sherlock Holmes. The complete novelsand stories. Vol.2. T ...

(4 pages) 73 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Pre 1914 Prose Task, A essay about 5 victorian stories and the role of mystery in them.

m" are a result of paranoia, or of a supernatural cause."The Adventure of the Speckled Band" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is different to "Napoleon and The Spectre" and "The Red Room". As it is a whoduni ... o this effect the mystery in his stories in a large way."The Adventure of the Speckled Band" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was part of a series of books staring the character Sherlock Holmes. Sherlock Hol ...

(7 pages) 57 0 1.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Compare the story "the speckled Band" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle with "Lamb to the slaughter" By Roald Dahl. This essay is about a murder

Compare the story "the speckled Band" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle with "Lamb to the slaughter" By Roald Dahl.Written in the 19th century detective ...

(1 pages) 66 2 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Hound Of the Baskervilles" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

read on further to the end, The Hound of the Baskervilles starring Sherlock Holmes was wrote by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.Dr. Watson, Dr. James Mortimer, and Sir Henry Baskerville were the main Character ... story. A good reason to support why I like the book was the technique conscious ambiguity that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle used during writing the book. Doyle did not reveal all the solutions to the probl ...

(2 pages) 52 0 4.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Hound Of The Baskervilles" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. .

The Hound Of The BaskervillesSir Arthur Conan DoyleThe Berkley Publishing Group174 pagesThis book kept me always questioning and wond ...

(5 pages) 80 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

In an essay response discuss how The Case of Lady Sannox, the Cask of Amontillado, Murder on the Orient Express and Playback contribute to your understanding of the crime fiction genre.

ngs in which the conventions of the genre have changed to reflect the social values at the time.Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's writing is a reflection of the social attitudes and vales of time he lived. It ...

(5 pages) 66 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Hound of the Baskerville by Arthur Conan Doyle -- analysis paper

ncentrate more on what he or she is reading. One of the classics is The Hound of the Baskerville by Arthur Conan Doyle. The use of his writing style through plot and characterization makes this book a ... how things were solved and gone about in times before some where born.Even though the beginning of Arthur Conan Doyle'sThe Hound of the Baskerville seems to be uninteresting, he manages to turn this ...

(5 pages) 54 1 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Sign of Four and Cawelti: social prominence and the classical detective story

people and had the biggest voice in society. Society rises and falls with the middle class. In Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's book "The Sign of Four" the status of the middle class continually comes into t ... smile. "Why do you say that?" she asked. Because you are within my reach again." (page 94)What Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was getting at here was that, people from the elite class of society could not ma ...

(3 pages) 28 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book Report and Reader Response: "The Hound of the Baskervilles" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, critics three requirements fulfilled

The Hound of the Baskervilles EssayThe Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is a suspenseful mystery novel, staged in England during the Victorian Era. Rober ... area in which references were made pertained to fashion during the Victorian Era. In the book, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle mentioned the top hats that all wealthy, professional men wore. Another reference ...

(4 pages) 55 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Red Room" by H.G. Wells "The Speckled Band" by A.C. Doyle How do the writers use their settings to accentuate the horror of their stories?

, such as his debut novel 'The Time Machine' in 1895, and 'The War of The Worlds' 7 years later.Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born on May 22 1859 in Edinburgh. His family had an important position in the ... burgh. His family had an important position in the world of art and family tradition would have led Arthur into an artistic career. But instead, he decided to be a medical doctor. He was trained in Un ...

(12 pages) 42 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Just a quick summary of the plot for The Hound of Baskervilles

The Hound of Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle is filled with a series of mysteries throughout the book. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. ...

(1 pages) 20 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Patriarchal society of Sherlock Holmes.

During the Victorian era as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle created various adventures of Sherlock Holmes, he was surrounded by a patriarchal ... escued by a male such as the typical Sherlock Holmes (Favor 398- 405).Reference ListBarsham, Diana. Arthur Conan Doyle and the Meaning of Masculinity. Burlington: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2000.Bird ... gton: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2000.Bird, Isabella. Theatre & Dance atcu. 21 June 2003Doyle, Arthur Conan. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. United States of America: Tom Doherty Associates In ...

(6 pages) 40 0 0.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Research Report: "The Lost World", Michael Crichton

erest in Science fiction genre and some of his favorite creative artists being Edgar Allan Poe, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and Alfred Hitchcock. His interest had a profound influence on his later works.H ...

(3 pages) 63 0 2.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

A very basic synopsis of Arthur Conan Doyle's "A Study in Scarlet".

t would go unrecognized, or better yet, that someone else would receive the credit for your efforts?Arthur Conan Doyle's "A Study in Scarlet" is a story is about two friends who meet and solve their f ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Comparative essay on three victorian stories - "Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde" by R.L.Stevenson, "The Red Room" by H.G.Wells and "The Man with the Twisted Lip" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

e' by Robert Lewis Stevenson, 'The Red Room' by H.G.Wells and 'The Man with the twisted lip' by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. These authors have toyed with the readers' belief as well as questioned their wa ... ning atmosphere with it often being dark as night in the middle of the day. Also at the time of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. On the streets loose was Jack the Ripper murdering prostitutes. The police had n ...

(14 pages) 44 1 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

An essay discussing wether Rudolph Fleisch's "Sherlock Holmes" can be rightly described as a 'Genius'.

e study of a 'genius'.Sherlock Holmes is a fictional character created by the well-known author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. This late Victorian writer invented a brilliant detective who has successfully s ... l & Company LTD· Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia (www.wikipedia.org)· Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

(3 pages) 30 2 3.7 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Rotten to the Core: Good vs. Evil in relation to Golding's "Lord of the Flies"

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of the fictional detective known as Sherlock Holmes, once said, "What ca ...

(3 pages) 8 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

Comparative analysis of 2 books,"A Case of Identity" tops "Twin Peaks"? "A Case of Identity" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and "Twin Peaks" by David Lynch

"A Case of Identity" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Twin Peaks by David Lynch both involve a mystery and a main detective on the ...

(6 pages) 23 0 2.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Hounds Of The Baskervilles

Book Report Title of Book: Sherlock Holmes, The hound of the Baskervilles.Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.Does this book have an introduction? No this book does not have an introduction.D ...

(1 pages) 532 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers