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Transcript of Sherlock Holmes
The center of the British Empire
Late nineteenth century Psych More modern take on Sherlock Holmes Holmes and Watson
to Shawn and Gus Comparisons Literary Elements Psych Comparison Impact on society Impact on Books and Movies that Followed Symbols Sherlock Holmes Observant, world renowned detective
of 221 b Baker Street Dr. Watson Holmes' side kick, former roommate, and friend The series of short stories offer a very cyclical pattern in the unveiling of events throughout. Refers to what possibly superhuman feat must be accomplished in order to fulfill the ultimate goal. The Quest: Archetypal Character
Holmes: Rogue Good Guy
"Sherlock" Archetype Created the "Sherlock" Character Archetype Inspired the creation of many film adaptations of the book The Great Mouse Detective An adaptation... Similarities: Differences: "Sherlock" lives at 221.5 Baker Street, London. Story told from the personified reality and perspective of a mouse. Similarities: They call him Basil, not Sherlock Differences: They call Dr. Watson, Dr. Dawson Extremely perceptive
Lives out of the ordinary life
"Sidekick" works in medical field Pretends to be psychic
Takes place in Santa Barbara
instead of London
Takes place in modern day time
instead of 1900s Watson: Sidekick The Great Mouse Detective Sherlock Holmes (2009) Psych The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes The Newspaper Resolution "The Five Orange Pips" "I lifted the unopened newspaper from the table and glanced my eye over it. It rested upon a heading which sent a chill to my heart." The heading read "Tragedy Near Waterloo Bridge." Works Cited In the movie "Sherlock Holmes" (2009), in the very beginning, after the opening scene, there is a screen shot of a newspaper heading reading "Scotland Yard Catches Killer!" Underneath, "Sherlock Holmes Aides Police." Completely changed perspective on crime and
Many people became hooked on Doyle's Sherlock
stories Good or Bad The Adventures of Sherlock Comparison Similarities Differences Follows story line fairly closely
Shows Sherlock's drug problem
Watson is shown as intelligent, and not as some puppy dog, clinging to Holmes Sherlock is more middle aged
Moriarte was part of the Red
Headed League Smokes a pipe Plays the violin Highly perceptive Sherlock Holmes (2009) Similarities Differences Watson Hero and Sidekick Sherlock The Book: Many different cases, separated into small short stories. Redefined the way crime and mystery films were
created The Movie: It all flows together. Attention to Detail The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Irene Adler is Holmes' love in the movie. Adler is not as present in the book as in the movie. There's now a monument/museum of Sherlock Holmes
-Secretary London= setting The Script Attention to Detail Magnifying Lens "The Red Headed League" "The Solemn Mr. Merryweather perched himself upon a crate, with a very injured expression upon his face, while Holmes fell upon his knees upon the floor and, with the lantern and a magnifying lens, began to examine minutely the cracks between the stones." A Scandal in Bohemia:
"It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts." The End www.youtube.com