and "Glad to see your mother's got a man to do it.” The foreshadowing in the second example, provides the reader with incite that Mr. Watson is no longer present, due to his son assuming his role in the drawing. The son displays signs of nervousness and cowardice also can indicate that he is fearful of the outcome. The reader can draw a conclusion that Mr. Watson could possibly be the casualty in last year’s lottery. Two samples of foreshadowing in Shirley Jackson’s book “ The Lottery”, both in which provide factual evidence are the children collecting stones without mention of their purpose and Mr. Watson’s son acquiring his father’s position of the drawing due to his absenteeism. Both instances foreshadow the overall fate of the villagers who draw the marked card during “The
Watson for example, readers are forced to accept the limited viewpoint of Watson whose dullness delayed the process of revealing the mystery. Many a time, it is Dr. Watson who pointed out the doubts in the hearts of the average readers. Nobody knows the truth except the detective himself. Thus the mystery is maintained, until the detective solve it at the end of the story. Many detective story writers treats the assistant characters as “implied readers”.
While the Watson family is dreaming profoundly, they don’t hear the floor moan until the bed makes a whole on the floor. Mr. and Mrs. Watson saw Mercy skedaddled from bed thinking she was going to get help from the fire department; however, Mercy was escaping to search for the hot buttered toast she has been dreaming about. 2. Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride Mercy Watson love car rides, yet not as much as she loves hot buttered toast. Mr. Watson loves to take Mercy Watson in his convertible for a car ride, so one Saturday afternoon Mr. Watson and Mercy Watson take the convertible on the road.
Watson explores multiple characters who struggle with being loyal and doing what is right, which tugs characters in different, even opposite, directions. The narrator, David
First, after Sir Henry leaves the Stapleton’s house, he is chased by the hound and before the hound can get to him, Holmes shoots the creature. Sir Henry tells Holmes “You saved my life” (221) because he escaped unscaved from this incident. In David Attwood’s depiction of the story, however, Sir Henry is attacked by the hound while running from it and Holmes is reluctant to shoot it (Attwood). This is different because Sir Henry is bloodied and hurt by this incident. Second, Stapleton escapes his house into the fog on the moor, to escape punishment (Doyle, 219).
As Montresor and Holmes seek their specific forms of justice, they both demonstrate cleverness. Montresor’s sharp intellect is apparent when he tells his servants “not to stir from the house” but then tells them that he will not return until the morning as he wants to “insure their immediate disappearance” (Poe 2) and eliminate witnesses. Similarly, Holmes reveals his cleverness when he sees the bell ropes and figures out that they are “Dummy bell ropes” (Doyle 5) which go through “ventilators which do not ventilate” (Doyle 9) into Dr. Grimesby Roylott’s room, thus an obvious clue. Both Montresor and Holmes use their cleverness to gain advantages. Montresor demonstrates his cunning when he suggests going “‘to Luchesi,”’ (Poe 2) a rival wine expert, as a way to make Fortunato jealous so that Fortunato will go down to the catacombs with him.
In “Bones”, the forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan, also known as Bones, has many similarities to the famous detective Sherlock Holmes. Sherlock Holmes is an intelligent human machine who is detached from society with the exception of his occupation. Although Sherlock Holmes does have a family, he isolates himself from them. In both the books and television shows, Sherlock Holmes is represented as the best of his kind. Not to mention he loves and feeds on the intellect and excitement of a new case.
To be quite honesty Mytra was more attracted to the city than she was Holmes but she saw him as a vehicle that could take her to this magical place. The countless stories which Holmes most likely falsified made the city life seem incredible and this made Holmes more attractive since he was successful in this whole new world. Holmes used her by making him seem like he was settling down and it gave him some leverage. She also ran the stores basic functions for the most part while he began planning his buildings construction. After she slowly fell out of love with the city life because she never really experienced it she went back to live with her parents and later had Holmes’ daughter.