Essays about: "Sherlock"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the word Sherlock.

  1. 1. Vad är elementärt i Sherlock Holmes karaktär? – En komparativ analys av Arthur Conan Doyles karaktär Sherlock Holmes och adaptionen av karaktären i TV-serierna Sherlock och Elementary

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Ida Renner; [2020]
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    Abstract : This study analyses the fictional character of Sherlock Holmes, both in his original representation in the stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and in two modern day televised adaptations, Sherlock and Elementary, both of which place the character of Sherlock Holmes in our day and time. The character of Sherlock Holmes is immensely popular to this day and the purpose of this essay is therefore to analyse the essential traits of the character, and to contrast them with the changes made in the adaptations, in order to find out how the character of Sherlock Holmes portrays the relationship between fiction and society. READ MORE

  2. 2. Three Postmodern Detectives Teetering on the Brink of Madness in Paul Auster´s New York Trilogy : A Comparison of the Detectives from a Postmodernist and an Autobiographical Perspective

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Engelska

    Author : Björn Sondén; [2020]
    Keywords : Keywords: postmodernity; chance; identity; solitude and the metaphysical detective story;

    Abstract : As the title suggests, this essay is a postmodern and autobiographical analysis of the three detectives in Paul Auster´s widely acclaimed 1987 novel The New York Trilogy. The focus of this study is centred on a comparison between the three detectives, but also on tracking when and why the detectives devolve into madness. READ MORE

  3. 3. ”There is Nothing More Deceptive than an Obvious Fact” : A Feminist Study of the Detective Work by Miss Marple and Sherlock Holmes

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Engelska

    Author : Frida Winterkvist; [2020]
    Keywords : female detectives; detective genre; Agatha Christie; sir Arthur Conan Doyle; Sherlock Holmes; Miss Marple; women’s rights; gender studies; gender differences; feminist criticism; A Study in Scarlet; “A Scandal in Bohemia”; The Murder at the Vicarage;

    Abstract : This comparative study focuses on the detective genre and is conducted through literary analysis with a feminist critical perspective of two of its most iconic protagonists, Sherlock Holmes and Miss Marple, created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1887 and Agatha Christie in 1930 respectively. The purpose is to attempt to establish the effect of the gender differences on these two protagonists. READ MORE


    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Lea Späti; [2019-02-08]
    Keywords : Sherlock; social class; media; attitude;

    Abstract : The aim of the study is to analyse the language used in the BBC series Sherlock. The focus is on the way the show portrays characters with different social backgrounds and their use of the English language, and whether this reinforces certain ways of thinking about social class. READ MORE

  5. 5. Is Sherlock Really that Observant? : A qualitative study of the relation between non-observances of observational maxims and characterization in the TV-series Sherlock

    University essay from Karlstads universitet

    Author : Alexsandra Hallén; [2019]
    Keywords : Conversational maxims; non-observances; Grice; discourse analysis; Sherlock; Konversationsmaximer; icke-observationer; Grice; diskursanalys; Sherlock;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to investigate how often a character of a TV-series non-observed the conversational maxims, and if non-observances can be used for characterization in TV-series. The aim of this study was also to examine how much conversations and generally unknown conversational rules can affect people and their entire perception of others. READ MORE