Essays Tagged: "sir 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 ... simple planIf I give one hour of joyTo the boy who's half a man,Or the man who's half a boy. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle literary works have been fully influenced throughout hisentire life. From his ... ill leave him a permanent mark in English Literature.Works ConsultedCarr, John Dickson. The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1949.Costello, Peter. The Real World ...

(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 "

e portrayals 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 the ... rmation from people projects his guile. When looking over the register at the hotel of residence of Sir Henry Baskerville, rather then questioning the clerk about Mr. Johnson, who registered after Sir ...

(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.

Room" 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 who ... re so 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 ...

(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 detect ...

(1 pages) 66 2 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

to 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 Chara ... gend or great story about the Baskervilles, and there was this great hound that plagued the family. Sir Charles Baskerville's death was too identical in what would happen to a Baskerville family membe ...

(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 ... admire the great detective and his unnatural sleuthing abilities. Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson, and Sir Henry Baskerville were the main Characters of the book.Sherlock Holmes is a world famous detecti ... his story. Because of Mr. Holmes' apsents he takes the lead role in solving the crime in this story.Sir Henry Baskerville became the heir to the Baskerville fortune when his uncle Sir Charles Baskervi ...

(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.

innings 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. ...

(5 pages) 66 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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

the 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 in ... ning 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 no ...

(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. R ... One 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 refer ... as also mentioned in the novel many times. To arrive at the town of Devonshire, the nervous trio of Sir Henry, Watson, and Dr. Mortimer rode a train, which was referred to as a steam locomotive. Arriv ...

(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?

ents, 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 ... ng. "The Speckled Band" was written in 1892 and Doyle became famous for his story "The Lost World". Sir Conan Doyle died on July 4 1930.Even though neither of the stories 'The Red Room' and 'The Speck ...

(12 pages) 42 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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 patriar ... yle's imperialistic views. Doyle has justified the villain's death, thus, satisfying the reader's desire for justice in this patriarchal society (Favor 399- 405)."The Speckled Band" was published in 1 ...

(6 pages) 40 0 0.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Research Report: "The Lost World", Michael Crichton

interest 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 wor ...

(3 pages) 63 0 2.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

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.

Hyde' 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 thei ... s an whole as being 'as emotional as a bagpipe', so it seems ironic that Sawbones should feel the desire to 'kill' Hyde, as his profession gives him the ability to help save lives and heal but not to ...

(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'.

vable 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 successful ... ssell & 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, "Wha ...

(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 ...

(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 introducti ... in my story.Chapter 1: Sherlock Holmes, main character; Dr.Watson, assistant; Dr.Mortimer; friend; Sir Charles Baskerville, victim.Chapter 2: Sir Henry Baskerville, friend of victim; Lynda Lyons, fri ... l. There was a hospital a couple miles away from town. Each chapter is based on one setting.Events: Sir Charles Baskerville is killed.Seldon falls off some rocks and dies.The giant hellhound attacks M ...

(1 pages) 537 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Phycoanalysis Of The Detective Genre

id.The id of each detective is unique and distinctive. In the short story A Scandal in Bohemia, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the main detective Sherlock Holmes shows the reader his id through the use o ... ature.". (Doyle p.1) Cocaine and ambition essentially is the same thing for Holmes. They are both desires, and they can both be interchanged between one another. Although cocaine use was legal at the ...

(4 pages) 18 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How is mystery and suspense cr

How is mystery and suspense created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in the short stories ‘The Engineers Thumb’, ‘The Beryl Coronet’ and ... eryl Coronet’ and ‘Charles Augustus Milverton’In this essay, I will compare and analyse how Sir Arthur Conan Doyle creates mystery and suspense in three short stories. In retrospect, mystery a ... present in a story, so is another. Both of these elements are evident in the three short stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. I intend to go into the intriguing world of this master of mystery and explo ...

(17 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes vs. BBC's SherlockA research paper comparing and contrasting the original Sherlock Holmes novels to the BBC TV series.

of Sherlock Holmes has certainly been done before. Since the first novel was originally written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1887, Holmes's adventures have been recreated time and time again; there h ... lmes into a modern setting?The episodes of Sherlock aired so far draw their plotlines directly from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's original writings. Over the course of his life, Doyle wrote four novels and ...

(6 pages) 7 0 0.0 Nov/2012

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis