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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Essay Examples

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The Use of Literary Devices in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Writings
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle uses many literary devices to convey an impression of suspense and mystery. They are placed throughout the story to ensure that the reader is always guessing as to what happens next.          The primary device that Doyle uses is a combination of melodrama and academic writing. The latter is used i...
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A Biography of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle a Writer
Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, a British physician who later devoted his life to writing, has become one of the most popular and widespread authors and creators of all time. Doyle's early childhood years to his later years in life have allowed him to observe many sophisticated yet adventurous path...
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The Life and Literary Works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was more than just an author. He was a knight, a soldier, a spiritualist, a whaler, a doctor, a journalist, and most of all, he was adventurous. He was not the quiet type of person, so he enjoyed expressing himself. Arthur Conan Doyle was born on the 22nd of May 1859 in Picardy Place, Edinburgh....
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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 Summary of The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Greed: excessive or rapacious desire, especially for wealth or
possessions. In The Hound of the Baskervilles, a mystery story by Sir
Arthur Conan Doyle, displays the effects of greed on Mr. Stapleton, Mrs.
Stapleton, and Mr. Frankland. During The Hound of the Baskervilles, a
very rich man named Sir Charles dies without a si...
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Examining the Flaws of Two Detectives in Two Literary Works
Question: How does the Author express human flaws when comparing the detectives in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s “Study in Scarlet” and Stieg Larsson’s “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”? This essay explores the different Author techniques used to express human flaws in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s “Study in...
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A Film Critique of the Action Film Sherlock Holmes
Action films are considered popular because they create an adrenaline rush. Indeed, they could be compared to a drug, which the addict craves. The 2009 film Sherlock Holmes is just such a film, though some film critics feel that it doesn’t meet the high standard of mystery Holmes' creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, set. Yet o...
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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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A Study of the Crime Fiction Genre on Some Great Literary Works
Through the chosen texts a greater understanding of the crime fiction genre has been achieved. The four authors are all writing in different time periods which is reflected in the content of their respective text. Although, the four texts are all a part of the crime fiction genre, each has different qualities making the gen...
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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle a Man Extraordinaire
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was more than just an author. He was a knight, a soldier, a spiritualist, a whaler, a doctor, a journalist, and most of all, he was adventurous. He was not the quiet type of person, so he enjoyed expressing himself. Arthur Conan Doyle was born on the 22nd of May 1859 in Picardy Place, Edinburgh. The s...
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An Analysis of the Hound of Baskervilles
Imagine this Sherlock Holmes and his trusted sidekick Watson sitting around in an old county townhouse. When suddenly there comes a knocking and a scratching at the front door. Did you 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...
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A Review of the Book, The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
A book of mystery that kept me on the edge of my seat 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 Characters of the book. The story was a mystery, which took in place in Lon...
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The Life and Times of Knight Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was more than just an author. He was a knight, a soldier, a spiritualist, a whaler, a doctor, a journalist, and most of all, he was adventurous. He was not the quiet type of person, so he enjoyed expressing himself. Arthur Conan Doyle was born on the 22nd of May 1859 in Picardy Pla...
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An Analysis of the Speckled Band By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
1. Name of book? The Speckled Band. 2. Author of book? Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. 3. Setting? The story took place in Baker Street London, and in Stoke Moran. April of 1883. 4. Identify the theme of your book? It is about a detective who helps find murderers and helps in saving other people's lives that without h...
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A Report on the Book, The Speckled Band by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
1. Name of book?
The Speckled Band. 2. Author of book?
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. 3. Setting?
The story took place in Baker Street London, and in Stoke Moran. April of 1883. 4. Identify the theme of your book?
It is about a detective who helps find murderers and helps in saving other people's lives that without him would b...
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An Analysis of the Mysteries in the Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Imagine if you had to read about the Titanic, instead having the pleasure of watching it. Wouldnt it be boring? Thats why movies are preferred over books. Movies have everything. A sance, romance and suspense are all parts of a good movie. Books can only help the reader imagine the plot, but the movie actually takes the rea...
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An Analysis of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Books on Sherlock Holmes and His Impact on Detective Literature
Conan Doyle And Detective Literature
There are many different books, in many different genres. There are horror
novels, love stories, suspenseful books, and detective stories. The detective
story's evolution has been a long and eventful process. The man responsible for
the biggest leap in the detective story was Arthur Cona...
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The Life and Works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was more than just an author. He was a knight, a soldier, a spiritualist, a whaler, a doctor, a journalist, and most of all, he was adventurous. He was not the quiet type of person, so he enjoyed expressing himself. Arthur Conan Doyle was born on the 22nd of May 1859 in Picardy...
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A Brief Summary and Analysis of "Hound of the Baskervilles" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Setting - About 1884-85, most of story takes place at Baskerville
Hall in Devonshire. The introduction and the
conclusion of this classic mystery occur at Sherlock
Holmes' residence on Baker Street in London. Plot -
We begin our story on Baker Street where Holmes and Watson talk to
James Mortimer. He gives him the history o...
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A Review of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Hound of the Baskervilles
The first half of Sir Arthur Conan Doyles Hound of the Baskervilles started out with Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson trying to identify a cane they had found. They easily find out the man is a doctor and all of a sudden he appears at the doorsteps of their house. His name is Dr. Mortimer and he asks for his cane and tells Ho...
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An Analysis of the Creation and Reception of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes
When Sir Arthur Conan Doyle created , he had no idea that his creation would become on of the most read and talked about fiction characters ever. Doyle himself did not even think that the stories were good literature, but as he found out, people were not interested in the quality of his writing but rather being entertained...
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A Glimpse at The Murderous Miracle by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Murderous Miracle
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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Style
Mini-Mystery I awakened from my morning slumber and groggily entered the foyer
to find Holmes sitting in his chair in a speculative pose while
thoughtfully smoking on one of his many pipes. "Good Morning Holmes!, " I said in one of my Cheeriest tones, w...
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An Analysis of Sherlock Holmes: The Man with the Twisted Lip by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Sherlock Holmes
The Man with the Twisted Lip
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
In this short story, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Mr. Neville St. Clair has been kidnapped. His wife is in town one day and she sees him hanging outside of a window. As she looks up at him, he lets out a scream and is yanked back into the room from where h...
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A Description of the Adventure of Sherlock Holmes and A Scandal in Bohemia
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and A Scandal in Bohemia The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and A Scandal in Bohemia Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, in 1892, about Sherlock Holmes, his famous detective. Doyle was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on May 22,1859(The Adventures of Sherlock...
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An Overview of the Short Story A Scandal in Bohemia by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
A Scandal in Bohemia was written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It was firstpublished in 1891. It is a fiction short story that about a detective Sherlock Holmeswho helps the King of Bohemia solve problem. The King of Bohemia was being ablackmail by a women he loved, and Holmes' help was needed. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born...
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