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H.H. Holmes

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Name: Instructor: Course: Date: Henry Howard Holmes Dr. Henry Howard Holmes was the alias that Herman Webster Mudgett was known of. He was one of the earliest serial killers in America whose tale is documented. At the time of the World’s Fair event held in 1893 in Chicago, Holmes had designed and built a hotel for himself with murder being the main motive of the venture…
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Sherlock Holmes

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle built Sherlock Holmes as a fictional detective. Sherlock Holmes is a consultant detective based in London. He is known for his intelligent logical reasoning. He also has an ability to adopt in any disguise and rely, on forensic science, to solve difficult cases. …
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Sherlock Holmes character

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Irene Adler is a character featured in the Sherlock Holmes’ story “A scandal in Bohemia.” Irene Adler, is the the character Doyle created as “The Woman.” She is one of four to ever beat Holmes. A job Professor Moriarty couldn’t even handle. …
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Matt Holmes & Cool Company

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Case Studies 1. Matt Holmes & Cool Company  Evidently, the specified issue in the given case of Matt Holmes is new to the company. Therefore, a detailed study is essential to unfold the unseen aspects of the issue. To begin with, assent impairment occurs when an asset’s acquisition cost or net carrying value exceeds the future discounted cash flow…
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Sherlock Holmes Movie

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In contrary to David Stratton, I believe the movie is a success and out of the norm. The action orientation in the film is well depicted by the different characters and would attract an audience of all age groups. …
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Sherlock Holmes: Detective and Criminal

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Holmes is the fictional detective introduced by the author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in his novels published in the 19th century. Sherlock Holmes is considered to be a pioneer in crime investigation and logical reasoning. His reputation for solving mysterious and complicated criminal cases speaks for his ability and skills…
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Sherlock Holmes as Method Expert

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One of the most well-known detectives of all time is a man who never existed. In bringing to life the character of Sherlock Holmes through 60 original stories, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle introduced the scientific process to the process of solving crime. This paper references to two Sherlock Holmes stories (excluding "The Blue Carbuncle"), discusses the extent to which 'forensic' or 'scientific' methods are employed. …
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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The adventures of Sherlock homes are a collection of short stories by a physician Arthur Conan Doyle. This essay is an assessment of the adventures of Sherlock Holmes with a special focus of the plot, the narrator Watson and the character Sherlock Holmes…
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The adventure of sherlock holmes

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Doyle uses a number of devices to make the stories interesting are easy to understand. In his writings, he uses devices such as narrating, conflict,…
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The Psychoanalysis of Sherlock Holmes

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Psychoanalysis is a method of therapy that was proposed by Freud Sigmund in the late 19th Century. The aim of psychoanalysis is to draw the unconscious thoughts, desires and attitudes to the conscious to allow better comprehension of the mental behaviors and patterns of a person…
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The character of Sherlock Holmes

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It is really difficult to create a screen image of a character like Sherlock Holmes who happens to be very famous and well known.This is a study on the differences in the portrayal of the character Sherlock Holmes, and how they affect our view of him as a hero. …
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Sherlock Holmes and the Police

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Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective used in publications from 19th and 20th century. In those publications, the author draws a line between the police and the detectives as it would be in a real life situation. …
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Forensic Abilities of Sherlock Holmes

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Sherlock Holmes, the great fictional detective created by Sir. Arthur Conan Doyle uses his great powers of observation, scientific methods and his great intellect to solve crimes in “The Red-Headed League” and ”Silver Blaze”. While in “The Red-Headed League” he averts a cleverly formulated bank robbery, In “Silver “Blaze”, he finds the missing race horse and solves the murder of the trainer. …
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Sherlock Holmes and Detective Fiction

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Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective created by Scottish author Arthur Doyle and he is a famous and immensely successful fictional detective with many successful stories in his name. This detective story is considered to be amongst the greatest detective stories of the modern times and his abilities border great fantasies. …
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Sherlock Holmes- A Game of Shadows

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Sherlock Holmes- A Game of Shadows is a 2011action mystery movie starring Robert Downey Jr as the famous fictional detective Sherlock Holmes. There is no denying the fact that the original characters of Sherlock Holmes contrived by Arthur Conan Doyle known by his Meerschaum pipe, the deerstalker hat and the ever present tweed cape has certainly undergone some changes in the much successful cinematic version…
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Sherlock holmes: a Game of Shadows

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Several strategies have been applied by the director of Sherlock Holmes movie to depict him as a human rather than a superhero. …
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Dr. Watson

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In the book, the author has used various literary styles to bring about characterization. In this essay, the character chosen and analyzed for characterization in respect to the books provided is Doctor Watson…
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Sherlock Holmes in the Final Problem Questions

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There are many prallalels between the characters of Sherlock Holms and Professor Moriarty. Moriarty and Holmes share, for instance, an almost inhuman set of skills in observation and deduction, which Holmes has demonstrated many times, and Moriarty demonstrates by noting that Holmes is “loading a revolver” in the pocket of his night gown. …
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Finding Reality in Sherlock Holmes Detective Stories

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It is necessary to stress that Conan Doyle’s stories are not real, although there are some characters taken from everyday life. For example, the character of Sherlock Holmes was created by the author not by chance. However, still Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes Detective Stories are analyzed by critics as fictional ones. …
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The Engineer Character in Sherlock Holmes

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The engineer’s name according to the business card he provided Dr. Watson’s maid with read Mr. Victor Hatherley, a hydraulic engineer who lived at 16A, Victoria Street on the third floor…
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A Comparison of the Characterization of Sherlock Holmes

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This article will contrast the characterization of Sherlock Holmes in the Scarlett letter novel, the movie Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr) and the show Sherlock (Benedict Cumberbatch). …
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Sherlock Holmes: The Red-Headed League and the Blue Carbuncle

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The Adventures of the Red-Headed League and The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle are stories filled with suspense from the beginning. The contrasting aspect about the two adventures is that they lead to different outcomes that are not in the reader’s expectation. …
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The Story Layout in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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The writer of this essay seeks to analyze the book “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes” written by Arthur Conan Doyle. Specifically, the aim of the essay is to examine the writing style of Conan Doyle that is visible in the character descriptions and plot narration in the book…
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The Personality of Sir Arthur Conan Doyles Sherlock Holmes

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Sherlock Holmes is one of the most notable literary figures of history, and also one of the most enigmatic. This paper attempts to analyze the personality of Sherlock Holmes based on the accounts made in the stories that he figured in. Two contrasting personality theories were used Freud’s Psychoanalytic Theory, and post-Freud Neo-analytic Theory. …
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Arthur Conan-Doyles Sherlock Holmes and the Modern-Day Interpretations

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The modern day adaptations of Holmes captures these deductive powers and charisma, while putting their own interpretations and spin on the main characters. These adaptations are different from one another, and are different from the novel, in various ways, from the quality of characters themselves to the way that each handle the homoerotic subtext of the two men. This essay will explore these differences. …
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A View of Sherlock Holmes and Friends Through Cognitive Psych

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A View of Sherlock Holmes and Friends Through Cognitive Psych Instructor name Date Cognitive psychology is a branch of psychology that focuses on the mental processes of human beings. It is different from regular psychology in that it uses scientific method to test its theories and rejects methods such as introspection which are important in other branches of psychology such as Freudian or Jungian psychology…
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Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson and the king of Bohemia

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The author of this essay "Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson and the king of Bohemia" depicts the ideas of Arthur Conan Doyle's writing. It is stated that a scandal in Bohemia was a short story that was published by Arthur Conan Doyle in 1891…
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Comparing the original Sherlock Holmes to the BBCs adaptation

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This essay analyses the character of Dr. Watson in the original “complete Sherlock Holmes” by Conan Doyle and compares how this character is portrayed in the BBC’s adaptation of the same work. …
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John Watson's role as the narrator of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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In the adventures of Sherlock Holmes, the main narrator is John Watson. The stories are frame narratives which are narrated from Watson’s perspective and they summarize the detective’s most interesting cases. …
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Comparing between the adventures of Sherlock Holmes and the Maltese Falcon

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes series and Dashiell Hammett’s The Maltese Falcon are two novels of the 19th century that leave a lasting impression to its readers. Noticeably, the most significant similarity for these novels are that they embodied what a good detective story should be. …
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Brief the case of Holmes v. South Carolina, 547 U.S. 319 (2006)

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Case of Holmes v. South Carolina Criminal Law Hypothetical Facts: In the year of 1989, a woman of 86 year of age was assaulted, raped and robbed at her residence in South Carolina. The injuries resulted from attack led to the death of the woman in the following year…
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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.-Jurist and his particular relevance in the world of Jurispudence

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[Submitted to] [Subject] Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. - Jurist and his particular relevance in the world of Jurisprudence Jurisprudence is defined by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as a branch of law particularly dealing with the court matters…
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Sherlock hectives of holmes is a better detective then piorot and spade other detectives of his times

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Name Sherlock Holmes, Hercule Poirot, and Samuel Spade Detectives have played a key role in crime novels for a long time in literature. Some popular literary detectives include Sherlock Holmes, Hercule Poirot, and Sam Spade, the characters created by Arthur Conan Doyle, Agatha Christie, and Dashiell Hammett respectively…
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Life, change, and stress. Holmes, T.H., and Rahe, R.H.(1967). The social readjustment rating scale. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 11, 213-218

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Stress is viewed as any emotion in its extreme form, so it can be perceived as both positive as well as negative. Life changes can cause stress, as it deviates from the normal…
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Detective Fiction

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It is told that Conon Doyle was annoyed with the unprecedented and enduring popularity of Sherlock Holmes and thought that the great detective was obscuring his other works and deserved to be killed. Whatever Doyle thought, Sherlock Holmes undoubtedly was his best work from any angle and Doyle is rightly remembered as the originator of Holmes, the greatest detective of the fictional and non-fictional world, ever…
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Does Love and Friendship Exist in Spying and Detective Careers
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This paper "Does Love and Friendship Exist in Spying and Detective Careers" focuses on the fact that having a good friend is really an asset in activities to undertake in life. In Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes, the bond that exists between Dr Watson and Sherlock is vital. …
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Dark Knight Massacre Shooting of Aurora Colorado
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Dark Knight Massacre Shooting of Aurora, Colorado (Name of Student) (Name of School) Introduction Terrorism in any form, local or foreign affects psychological behavior of people. What causes terrorism or what forces a person to kill someone staring blindly in the eye is our topic of concern…
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Discussing narrative techniques
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In this mystery, the narration is from the point of view of Watson, who is a part of the story, but is tangential to the story as a whole. Therefore, the narrative…
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Social Ecology
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The author, Robin Attfield contends that preserving the environment is right. However, he differs with arguments of Holmes Rolston on the best way to…
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Sir Arthur Conan Doyles Skill as a Detective Writer
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The writer of the essay "Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Skill as a Detective Writer," suggests that Arthur Conan Doyle knew how to develop a story in a way that would grab the interest of the reader while still leaving a great deal of information in literal shadow…
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Sherlok
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I intend to write positively about The Adventures of Sherlock in a positive way, because of the intriguing manner in which, he analyzes and solves numerous puzzles. At a glance, Holmes appears a simple person; however, he is a rude, but intelligent and astute man. This book is a…
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Silver blaze by Arthur Conan Doyle
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The movie stirs Arthur Wontnre as Sherlock Holmes, Ronald Shiner as Simpson the stable Boy and Ian Fleming as Dr. Watson. In the United States the film is known as Murder at the Baskervilles. In Silver Blaze,…
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Assignment Title: Starting with a discussionof Chapter 14, identify and explore the range of narrative techniques used in 'The Hound of the Baskervilles' to engage the reader

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Although the short novel The Hound of the Baskervilles celebrates the exploits of the famous detective Sherlock Holmes, the story is told indirectly, through the somewhat biased eyes of his assistant Watson. This allows the hero to remain at a distance to the main plot, and…
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The Detectives Place in Society
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The narrator of this essay aims to tell that Holmes stresses on method, style, verifications, physical peculiarities, civic identity, personal anagraphical data, which eventually gave rise to anthropometry and dactyloscopy and remains perhaps the greatest fictional detective till date…
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A Scandal in Bohemia by Arthur Conan Doyle
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This essay describes “A Scandal in Bohemia," by Arthur Conan Doyle. It is a fictional narrative that reveals the mystery behind Holmes and the way he condescends the views of women. The fiction narrative was also meant to stir the emotional response of the reader…
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A Scandal in Bohemia by Arthur Conan Doyle
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“A Scandal in Bohemia," by Arthur Conan Doyle is a new opera that narrates the story about Sherlock Holmes. It is a fiction narrative that reveals the mystery behind Holmes and the way he condescends the views of women…
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Conan Doyles The Hound of the Baskervilles

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Although Arthur Conan Doyle was a believer in the psychic and the supernatural himself, his famous creation, the detective Sherlock Holmes is a staunch rationalist. "The Hound of the Baskervilles", one of the greatest stories of detection through scientific reasoning, is like a gothic novel with modern overtones…
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Sherlock Homes
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Watson may be considered as quite unreliable person who cannot hold any secretes. Before, even the actual events of the flashback where the movie concentrates, the agreed not to reveal the event that facilitated the death of Thorpe since Holmes “thought that the world was not yet ready”…
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Magazine Exceptionalism

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The concept of Magazine Exceptionalism is based on the premise that magazines unlike other media forms are unique, peculiar and proactive. Magazines as a media genre share a two-way relationship with the society. In fact, David Abrahamson believes that magazines are more vibrant and responsive media forms as compared to other media forms like newspapers, broadcasting and online media (Tim Holmes ed…
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'With reference to at least one of the themes from the module, analyse a television crime drama. Your answer should consider both the diversity within this approach to crime drama and its utility. Screenings from the module can be used as your ca
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This helps in getting the story from a better perspective as opposed to if Holmes was to tell the story himself. Watson plays the role of making Sherlock look good, almost superhuman. Holmes’ abilities are the ones…
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