Table of Contents
- 1 What does Holmes learn about Helen by observing her?
- 2 What is Sherlock Holmes appearance?
- 3 How did Sherlock Holmes come to the conclusion that Helen Stoner has Travelled by train?
- 4 What conclusion does Holmes draw?
- 5 How does Sherlock Holmes describe himself?
- 6 In which story does Holmes come back from the dead?
What does Holmes learn about Helen by observing her?
What does Holmes learn about Helen by observing her? Holmes learns that she took a train in a dog cart and sat on the left hand side of the driver early in the morning covered in mud. Also, he found out she was abused by her father. What does Roylott do shortly after his wife’s death?
What did Holmes notice about Helen?
The same whistling sound she heard on the night of Julia’s death. What does Holmes notice on Helen’s wrist? Five livid spots left by the hand of her stepfather.
What is Sherlock Holmes appearance?
He had thin (EMPT, 197) and firm (3GAR, 440) lips. He had steady grey eyes. (MAZA, 201) particularly sharp and piercing (STUD, 197), with a far-away, introspective look when he was exerting his full powers.
What are two parts of Holmes description of Moriarty’s physical appearance?
In the same story, Holmes describes Moriarty’s physical appearance to Watson. According to Holmes, Moriarty is extremely tall and thin, clean-shaven, pale, and ascetic-looking. He has a forehead that “domes out in a white curve”, deeply sunken eyes, and shoulders that are “rounded from much study”.
How did Sherlock Holmes come to the conclusion that Helen Stoner has Travelled by train?
Holmes observes a return train ticket stub in the palm of her glove and correctly deduces that she has come to London by train.
What does Holmes say that indicates he recognizes nerve and intellect in DR Roylott?
Roylott he notes, “Subtle enough and horrible enough. When a doctor does go wrong he is the first of criminals” (enotes text p. 17) He describes him as having nerve and knowledge, meaning because he is a doctor he knows just what to do to kill someone.
What conclusion does Holmes draw?
In “The Adventure of the Speckled Band,” Holmes explains his conclusion to Watson after Dr. Roylott is dead and the case is all wrapped up. “My attention was speedily drawn, as I have already remarked to you, to this ventilator, and to the bell-rope which hung down to the bed.
What does Holmes conclude about the outside windows?
Sherlock Holmes can tell that the window was not opened from the outside because it is bolted from the inside and because it is not the type of window that a man with a wooden leg could have scaled. He works through his logic in the chapter entitled “Sherlock Holmes Makes a Demonstration.”
How does Sherlock Holmes describe himself?
Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock describes himself as a “high-functioning sociopath” in response to being characterized by others as a “psychopath.” The distinction between sociopath and psychopath is subtle; the dictionary regards them as virtually synonymous.
What does Holmes tell Watson in the note the final problem?
Sherlock Holmes Scared Watson describes Sherlock’s duel with Moriarty in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s short story, ”The Final Problem. ” He tells this tale two years after Sherlock’s death, one in which there is no physical evidence of his death.
In which story does Holmes come back from the dead?
‘The Adventure of the Empty House’ is essentially two Sherlock Holmes tales in one. First is the mysterious murder of Ronald Adair and the inexplicable circumstances involving how he was murdered. The second tale, however, is Sherlock Holmes’s return from the dead.