Study Guide to Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Study Guide to Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for selected works by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, pioneer of the crime fiction genre.Titles in this study guide include Sherlock Holmes.

As an author of the late- nineteenth and early- twentieth-century, Doyle's novels impacted English fiction with vivid characters and thought provoking plot lines. Moreover, his compilation of Holmes books continue to fascinate readers today with it's integration of humor and mystery. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons they have stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains:

- Introductions to the Author and the Work
- Character Summaries
- Plot Guides
- Section and Chapter Overviews
- Test Essay and Study Q&As

The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781645423980
Publisher: Dexterity
Publication date: 07/10/2020
Series: Bright Notes
Pages: 162
Sales rank: 864,766
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.35(d)

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Table of Contents

CONTENTS 1) Introduction to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 1 2) Introduction to Historical Background 10 3) Abbreviations for Titles of Stories and Novels 16 4) The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes 21 5) The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes 46 6) The Return of Sherlock Holmes 67 7) His Last Bow 93 8) The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes 106 9) Character Analyses 125 10) Criticism 137 11) Essay Questions and Answers 143 12) Topics for Further Study 149 13) Bibliography 151

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