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The Case of the Baker Street Irregular
Transcript of The Case of the Baker Street Irregular
Holmes was standing in front of the fireplace on the far side of the room; the heavyset man with the military mustache was sitting in an armchair to the left of it.
1. What effect does the author give from the first paragraph (the beginning)?
Baker Street Irregulars
the broken nose
by: Adelaine Michella
Logan was standing in front of the bookshelf on the far side of the room; the gorgeous woman with big brown eyes was sitting in a rocking chair to the left of it.
unusual largeness in size or extent or number
a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads
The rear part of a ship or boat
a sharp pain in the side resulting from running
2. What is the author's intention of using the phrase "like a file of sleeping whales"?
3. What is the sense mainly used to describe the scene when Andrew was chased by the cabby?
Main character's emotion in the end
blown by a strong wind
nothing to hang on to
feel the terror in London
prepare that something bad will happen
uncertain feeling about the new place
he will face something new
describing the landscape/setting
used of size contrast
describing emotion through action
bring the readers' excitement
release the adrenalin
feel aware, uneasy, cautious
struggling, showing confusion and uncertainty
to show the feeling after hearing the twisted truth
gloomy, bad things
died, couldn't feel anything, handicapped
repetition, strengthen the meaning behind it
yet, he still couldn't get rid of it