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Sherlock Homes Essay Examples

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A Review of the Book the Valley of Fear by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
 The Valley of Fear by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the fourth and final book in the Holmes series, is 176 pages and was first published by George H. Doran Company in 1915. Sherlock Homes once again solves a mystery in his unique but effective way. Although a rather common occurrence, the way that this mastermind finds sol...
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A Review of Sherlock Holmes' "The Rainmaker"
The Rainmaker The world is full of great novels. From Sherlock Holmes to the three musketeers. As the years progress more novels are written and more money is made. John Grisham is a rising star in literature. His books have enticed readers and has given the people something good to read. What makes his books gre...
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A Review of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Hound of Baskervilles
The Hound Of The Baskervilles Sir Arthur Conan Doyle The Berkley Publishing Group 174 pages This book kept me always questioning and wondering. I could not put the book down. I have always loved Sherlock Holmes books. I greatly admire the great detective and his unnatural sleuthing abilities. Sherlock Holmes...
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The Complexity of the Character Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes is a very complex character, he has many different qualities. You can almost think you know him, and then he might do something unexpected, like later in the book. I can not give his physical description, because the book does not go into great detail about his appearance. He approaches evidence in a very go...
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An Analysis of the Studies in the Method of Sherlock Holmes
On glancing over my notes of the seventy odd cases in which I have during the last eight years studied the methods of my friend Sherlock Holmes, I find many tragic, some comic, a large number merely strange, but none commonplace; for, working as he did rather for the love of his art than for the acquirement of wealth,...
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An Analysis of the Characters of Dr John Watson and Sherlock Holmes in the Novel the Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes The two main characters of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes are Dr. John Watson and Sherlock Holmes. They are both complex characters in their own ways, though Holmes is more mysterious. This may be because Watson narrates the stories, so we can see what he thinks and feels. About Holmes...
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A Brief Story about Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson
"Observe, Watson." An unfamiliar voice caused me to stop dead in my tracks as I was coming back to my table. Surreptitiously glancing through the foliage, I noticed two men pointing at something. Hesitant to announce my presence, I was very perplexed by the fact that the object they were staring at was my backpa...
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Comprehensive Analysis of the Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is a collection of Sherlock Holmes short stories. “Silver Blaze”, “The Yellow Face”, “The Stock-Broker’s Clerk”, “The ‘Gloria Scott’”, “The Musgrave Ritual”, “The Reigate Puzzle”, “The Crooked Man”, “The Resident Patient”, “The Greek Interpreter”, “The Naval Tre...
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Changing Homes
I could not sleep. I refused to close my eyes because I wanted to
cherish every second that I had in that room for I know I would never be
able to return to the bedroom in which I slept for thirteen years after
that night. In eight hours time, on August 5 of 1995, I would board a
plane, by myself, to the beautiful city of V...
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Is the US Government Compromising Basic Privacy Freedoms and Liberties Guaranteed to Everyone?
Geoffrey Fischer notes “There is a sacred realm of privacy for every man and woman where he makes his choices and decisions-a realm of his own essential rights and liberties into which the law, generally speaking, must not intrude”( ). Homeland security and major corporations have increased their monitoring of citizens th...
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A Letter to the Hiring Manager
Dear Hiring Manager, From the Craigslist website I recently learned of your need for a full
time professional assistant in the Denver West area. I am very
interested in this position with Heronema Homes and believe that with my
education, professional experience, and adherence to a set of core
values consitent with your co...
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Problems of the Foster Care System
The scariest thing to happen to some children is to be taken away from
their homes, and shuffled into a system that seems to never end or never
get better. That system is called Foster Care. Once you are in it, you
become a number and a name to the court, social worker, and even your
guardian assigned to you by the system....
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Transfers from Nursing Homes to Emergency Departments: An Analysis of Five Articles
Abstract This paper explores five published articles that report on research about nursing home transfers to emergency rooms. Several themes are echoed throughout each article. Most frequently highlighted is that transfers can be avoided. Many factors can impact these transfers such as stakeholders, communication and ac...
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Analysis of Funeral Home Advertisement
Ad Description This month People magazine ad features an advertisement for the Bergmann Funeral service “come a little closer ” advertisement. The advertisement is all white with bold black writing saying, “Come a little closer” and in the bottom is small writing of the location of the funeral home. The Black and white pa...
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English Paper: Questions and Answers
3. Driving tests do not adequately examine a person’s driving ability. Usually the person being tested does not have to drive very far. The test does not require the skills that are used in everyday driving situations. Supervisors of driving tests tend to be very lenient. To improve this paragraph we need to add supporting...
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An Introduction to Straw Bale Homes
Straw bale homes have been around for millennia. They were first used by cave men, and have since been used in medieval England, in America by the first settlers, and in many other areas where there are few trees from which to build houses. Today, they are making a resurgence as a "radical new idea". Straw is t...
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The History of Rattle and Snap
The history of Rattle and Snap dates back to just after the Revolutionary War. Back then, the U.S. Government did not have the money to pay its soldiers, so they issued land grants. One of those soldiers was Lt. Colonel William Polk. William was very good friends with the Governor of North Carolina, the governor was his bro...
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How Advances in Technology Has Helped to Limit Pollutants Being Pumped into Homes
Technology is a major part of everyone's life. Everyday we encounter technology at home, school and at work. We use this technology to better our lives. But do we really? With the advancing of technology also comes the issue of polluting the world we live in. We take the automobile for granted, but as we use it, we contribu...
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Main Reasons Why People Leave Their Homes
What is a homesteader? Well, a homesteader was a person like you or me. They were not cowboys like many people say. Homesteaders left their homes for a specific reason. These reasons are looked at on page 3. But no matter what their reason, the main thing is they were leaving their homes. They went on a very long and hard j...
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A Respect for the Elderly People
Since my grandparents turned Eighty, they have had trouble driving to the market. They are constantly being run off the road because they drove too slow, and the people behind them constantly honk. Since my Asian culture teaches respect for the elderly, I feel it is my responsibility to take them to Hoching Asian mark...
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A Book Report on Husbands Hold the Key to Happy Homes by Lars I. Granberg
Lars I. Granberg wrote the book, Husbands Hold the Key to Happy Homes. It dealt with the issues of Parental roles in the Family. In addition to the issues, the book also mentioned about the Father being the leader or the focal point in the family. The first few chapters of the book talked about the roles the wife should p...
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A Description of Nursing Homes Which are Charged With Providing Quality Care To All of Their Residents
Nursing Homes are charged with providing quality care to all of their residents. They are monitored by the state and federal agencies for the type of care they are giving to patients. Nursing Home standards have been raised and a tool which identifies quality indicators was developed by HCFA to monitor nursing home resident...
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An Analysis of the Effects of TV on Children
Effects of TV on Children
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Sitting in school, little Jane sits anxiously
watching the clock. The teacher is talking to the class, but Jane just
can't wait to get home. When the bell finally rings, she runs out of the
classroom, and all th...
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A Look at the Infamous 1991 Halloween Storm in the United States
Halloween Storm
Halloween Storm 1991
The Storm's beginning
It was Halloween Eve 1991, the weather was crisp and pleasant in western Massachusetts and New England. However, it was not the children that would be playing tricks on the people of this region, it was instead nature. The day before a storm of surprising intensity...
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An Introduction to the Opinion on Cats by a Cat-Hating Person
There are 59 million cats and 52.9 million dogs, yet dogs are found in 4.2 million more American households than their feline counterparts, according to a recent report prepared by the American Veterinary Medical Association. However, this great disparity between dogs and cats should not seem alarming considering the fact t...
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