Essays Tagged: "Sherlock Holmes"

The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

e, politics, and spiritualism have allowed him to create theiridescent master detective of fiction, Sherlock Holmes. His creation of Sherlock Holmesin his mystery novels has brought him fame amongst m ... creation of Sherlock Holmesin his mystery novels has brought him fame amongst many people, even so SherlockHolmes may be one of the most popular and recognized characters of English Literature. ...

(9 pages) 93 0 4.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Imagine this Sherlock Holmes and his trusted sidekick Watson sitting around in an old county townhouse. When sudd ... imagine it? Did it seem real or is it just the work of fiction to you.In hound of the Baskervilles Sherlock Holmes and Watson are out to seek a phantom dog that has fiery eyes and that is killing eve ... y is when Watson discovers that the mysterious man living on the moor is non-other then his partner Sherlock Holmes.Now that Watson and Holmes were working together on the case it was easy for them to ...

(2 pages) 103 1 4.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Spirit versus the Word of the Law: The Consequences of Sherlock Holmes's Criminal Characteristics

To even consider Sherlock Holmes, the most magnificent criminal investigator and analytical thinker ever written abou ... brilliant intellect, furtive disguising, and familiarity with the criminal underground of England, Sherlock Holmes could become the greatest criminal mastermind to ever live. The prospect of Holmes a ... echniques of science, the careful collection and rational analysis of information, were realised in Sherlock Holmes" (369). This ability to collect information and analyze it scientifically would allo ...

(8 pages) 83 0 3.4 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Book report on "The Rainmaker", by John Grisham

The RainmakerBy: John GrishamThe world is full of great novels. From Sherlock Holmes to The Three Musketeers. As the years progress, more novels are written and more mon ...

(2 pages) 93 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

cialize in solving crime display this parallel. The portrayals of two great detectives of fiction - Sherlock Holmes, in The Hounds of Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and Inspector Wexford, in ... s quality impede his work.People of high astuteness often display a high degree of enthusiasm. Both Sherlock Holmes, and Inspector Wexford display such enthusiasm. Holmes's enthusiasm, resides in a my ...

(4 pages) 73 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The masculine figure on early american literature.

e battle of evil throughout the novel. The masculine figure is one, which exemplifies the figure of Sherlock Holmes. It has a firm social and moral basis, and wins its triumphs through exercise of rea ... s own ways, against evil. (Bazelon, 193)The masculine figure is one which exemplifies the figure of Sherlock Holmes. It has a firm social and moral basis, and wins its triumphs through exercise of rea ...

(5 pages) 65 0 2.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

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

ory is told by Dr. Watson's point of view, which at times makes the story slow because his teacher, Sherlock Holmes, doesn't always inform Watson on what is going on inside his head. "One of Sherlock ...

(5 pages) 54 1 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Its Is a short summary about Sherlock Holmes for Hounds Of The Baskervilles

Sherlock Holmes is a very complex character, he has many different qualities. You can almost think y ... e. When he questions someone, he ask them every single question that can do with that case, because Sherlock Holmes know that he might not be able to question them again later. Holmes thinks a lot of ...

(1 pages) 32 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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

e's book "The Sign of Four" the status of the middle class continually comes into the readers mind. Sherlock Holmes, as the main character, tries to solve a mystery involving many people from the lowe ...

(3 pages) 28 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Summary Notes on Genre of Crime Fiction

els'- short stories focusing on police procedures to solve the crimeSir Arthur Cannon Doyle creates Sherlock HolmesClear conventions.Eg: disguise central to plot due to police's need to rely on disgui ...

(19 pages) 126 3 2.2 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

und of Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle is filled with a series of mysteries throughout the book. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson take charge to try and solve these mysteries. A friend of Holmes, Jam ...

(1 pages) 20 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sherlock Holmes 1.

Our first glimpse of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson is in their home office at 221b Baker Street in London. Watson examin ... in Europe," a moniker which Holmes disputes.AnalysisThis first chapter is appropriately titled "Mr. Sherlock Holmes," as it introduces us to the great detective, while describing his abilities, and co ... his abilities, and comparing him to Dr. Watson. Watson serves as Holmes' chronicler throughout the Sherlock Holmes series, but he does more than that. Watson is a foil for Holmes' brilliance--as Holm ...

(3 pages) 16 0 1.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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

f a 'genius'. In this essay, I will pursue this idea with the purpose of convincing the reader that Sherlock Holmes is indeed a believable study of a 'genius'.Sherlock Holmes is a fictional character ... lly said to involve mental capabilities such as the ability to reason,... [and] think abstractly..."Sherlock Holmes proves himself able to reason and make conclusions of his own in contrast to relying ...

(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 can we know? What are we all? Poor silly half-brained things peeri ...

(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

h involve a mystery and a main detective on the case. In "A Case of Identity" the main detective is Sherlock Holmes and in Twin Peaks the detective is Agent Cooper. Each detective has his own way of f ... Each detective has his own way of finding out "Who Dunnit?" and solving the mystery. I believe that Sherlock Holmes' way of using strictly deductive thinking makes "A Case of Identity" a better myster ...

(6 pages) 23 0 2.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Name Of The Rose

and methods with which a Franciscan friar may investigate such murders, which at times seemed more Sherlock Holmes than religious man type things.        I learned a few things fro ...

(1 pages) 351 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Snow Falling On Cedars

deny that it was an accident. As the town Sheriff fiddled with his mind and played a little bit of Sherlock Holmes, he produced an assumption that the suspect must have been Kabuo. Since, Kabuo coinc ...

(4 pages) 5 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Scooby Doo

are you? Scooby Doo was probably the greatest crime solver of all time. No, he was not as smart as Sherlock Holmes or as brave. Actually he was kind of a coward. No matter what, he always solved the ...

(3 pages) 794 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Macbeth-a true hero?

for their achievements. They are usually incredibly intelligent and honest. One example of this is Sherlock Holmes. He is a fictional character who is a crime solving genius, and is admired for his p ...

(6 pages) 1530 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Sam Spade vs Sherlock Holmes: Commonalities

A Myriad of Commonalities Sam Spade and Sherlock Holmes are alike in many respects. Though they have obvious differences, their similarities ... , but he lacked the blatant insolence Spade exhibited.Upon inspection, the characters Sam Spade and Sherlock Holmes begin to look quite alike. Though these two detectives differ in their styles of sol ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy