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... Essay, English Literature ic and Modern) Topic: Close reading on A Scandal in Bohemia, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The passage cited below throws reflection on the whole story. Im going to analyze this in part by part, phrase by phrase, for several significant elements are craftily elucidated in it.
As I passed the well-remembered door, which must always be associated in my mind with my wooing, and with the dark incidents of the Study in Scarlet, I was seized with a keen desire to see Holmes again, and to know how he was employing his extraordinary powers.
In the first sentence, the word ‘wooing’ is highlighted. Many scholars have articulated that this reference is to Mary Morstan, ...