Arthur Conan Doyle Essay Topics

Written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Now, when young ladies wander about the metropolis at this hour of the morning, and knock sleepy people up out of their beds, I presume that it is something very pressing that they wish to communicate”. This quote shows the time in which it was written, and it also demonstrates the calibre of the reader,… View Article

Sir Arthur Doyle create mystery

How does Sir Arthur Doyle create mystery and intrigue in the “Speckled Band” and to what extent his mentors typical of the other stories in “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes?” The famous books of Sir Arthur Doyle are read all over the world, and they set in late Victorian England. Doyle’s stories are known for their… View Article

Conan Doyle

“How does Conan Doyle create an atmosphere of danger and tension in Chapter 6 of ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’? ” In chapter 6 of the Hound of the Baskervilles, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle creates an atmosphere of danger and tension by mainly using powerful description, such as: “… the brown earth had become ruddy,… View Article

Sherlock Holmes

“The resemblance to a fierce old bird of prey” shows just how frightening this character is. Using this descriptive language is important as it portrays Dr Roylott as someone who is overpowering, fierce and evil which makes him sound like a frightening person who would commit murder. This also creates tension in the reader making… View Article

The Adventures of the speckled band

I am going to compare the opening pages of two detective stories ‘The Adventures of the speckled band’ by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and ‘Miss Marple’s Final cases’ by Agatha Christie. I am then going to find out what is the most convincing and why. In the beginning of the Speckled Band it starts off… View Article

This is Dead Ringer by Dennis Hamley

Giles Conover also disguises himself as a cleaner and a scholar of great age. Naomi Drake disguises herself as a match seller, shop assistant and one who washes up. The atmosphere throughout the film is sinister and clouded due to special effects and the black-and-white photography. The use of light and shade is great and… View Article

Arthur Conan Doyle

Examine the ways in which the author, creates suspense and tension in ‘The Speckled Band’ by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and the ‘Body Snatcher’ by Robert Louis Stevenson Speckled Band The Speckled Band is about an evil stepfather named Dr Roylott who has the intention of murdering his stepdaughter Helen to gain her property, having… View Article

Mr. Conan Doyle

Dr. Roylott keeps wild animals in his grounds which I think reflects his wild passions for unusual things. In ‘Silver Blaze’ the mysterious stranger Fitzory Simpson is used to put the reader off the scent he has a strange persona so most people would assume that he had something to do with the case. The… View Article

Examine Conan Doyle

Examine Conan Doyle’s “The Speckled Band” and Brian Moon’s ‘Visitors’. Discuss how far they are representatives of the detective genre and how far they reflect the attitudes to crime and punishment of the centuries in which they were written “The Speckled Band” and “Visitors” are two very different stories written in two different times. They… View Article

A short story that is written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

This is a short story that is written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. At the time in which this short but very good story was written it was one of the first detective fiction story. This review of it will guide you through why it is a typical but very well written story. It includes… View Article

The Speckled Band and Lamb to the Slaughter comparison

In this assignment, I am going to compare the two murder mystery stories: “Lamb to the Slaughter’, written in 1954 by Roald Dahl, and ‘The Speckled Band’, written in 1892 by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Although both books are from the same genre, they have many differences. I will comment on these differences, and any… View Article

Conan Doyle creates mystery

Conan Doyle creates mystery and suspense in a variety of ways. The setting and atmosphere formed in a mystery story are vital and often one of the most effective ingredients. The desired effect, which in the case of these short stories is mystery and suspense, depend largely upon the setting and atmosphere. The major events… View Article

The Speckled Band

Looking at “The Speckled Band” and two other stories comment on the way Conan Doyle uses the character Watson I the stories. I have read three stories of Sherlock Holmes, written by the famous author, Sir Conan Doyle. The three stories I have looked at are “The Speckled Band”, “The Engineers Thumb” and “The Man… View Article

Arthur Conan Doyle

Discuss Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s presentation of evil in the Hound of the Baskervilles In some eyes, Doyle is the creator of Sherlock Holmes and the man who started the whole detective genre scene. However, my admiration for Doyle goes further than just enjoying Holmes’s latest escapade. On a superficial level, Doyle uses powerful verbs and adjectives… View Article

Arthur Conan Doyle

Compare the techniques used to create mystery and suspense by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in “The Adventure of The Speckled Band” and Ray Douglas Bradbury in “The Whole Town’s Sleeping”. In this essay I will be comparing the techniques used to create mystery and suspense by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in “The Adventure of The Speckled… View Article