The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Mind Map

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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The Truth Will Out
Set in the soot-soaked alleyways of late 1800s London, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes stories detail the many cases of London's most gifted private detective. Told through the memoirs of Holmes's friend and colleague, Dr. John Watson, each case pits the sleuth's discerning mind and exacting eye against villains bent on evading justice.
Camaraderie
Watson is more than just Holmes's personal historian; he's also his friend, sounding board, and accomplice.
Reasoning
Great things can be accomplished through rational thought and the observation of oft-missed details.
Mystery
Things that are difficult to understand are Holmes's true enemy.
Justice
Once employed by a client, Holmes does everything in his power to right any wrong.
Sherlock Holmes
Friendship
Associates
helps
dupes
Dr. John Watson
Educated and well traveled; admires and helps Holmes
Lestrade
Oft-foiled police officer; annoyed by Holmes's brilliance
Dr. John Watson
Dr. John Watson
Clients
Impetus for each story; often shocked at Holmes's abilities
Irene Adler
Beautiful and intelligent woman; earns Holmes's respect
Deception
Lies abound in the world of Sherlock Holmes, as the detective employs disguises and cases take twists and turns.
travel
In late 19th-century England, the proliferation of carriages and trains meant that a single detective could cover distances faster than ever before.
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