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Speckled Band Mood

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Mood is a very critical part of all literary works. This is because most authors use mood to show readers how to read a certain scene or story in general. For this reason it is important to be able to identify how the author conveys the mood and to find the mood itself within all aspects of the text. However there are multiple ways that authors may convey the mood, one way may be through the setting. Although multiple texts may convey the mood in the same way there are still differences and similarities that are unique and broad to the stories. An example of this can be observed from “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” by Arthur Conan Doyle and “The Man with the Twisted Lip” also by Arthur Conan Doyle”.c Both stories revolve around two main characters, Sherlock Holmes and John H. Watson which together help solve strange mysterious cases. In the Speckled Band the duo try and solve a murder case of Julia Stoner, sister of living character Miss Helen Stoner. Uniquely in The Twisted Lip the pair try and solve a mystery which at first they think is a crime such as a kidnapping, but in reality there is no crime which has been committed making this story the only…show more content…
However there are still similarities concealed within the description but first a recap. In “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” the authors method is blunt, the author simply describes the setting very meticulously to convey the mood. However, in “The Man with the Twisted Lip.” however, the author uses an exceptional strategy to convey the mood. By judging the people who go to a certain establishment one is able to describe the setting vaguely but still enough so that it allows the author to convey the mood. These are the obvious differences but there still are similarities. For example, after reading both texts it is clear that description is sub-responsible for conveying the
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