Vulnerability In Arthur Conan Doyle's The Case Of The Speckled Band

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In the short story, “The Case of the Speckled” Band written by Arthur Conan Doyle, a character named Hellen Stoner shows her vulnerability through the themes of Women and Feminity and Justice and Judgement. In the story, Hellen contacts Sherlock Holmes and Dr.Watson in order to reopen the investigation of her sister’s, Julia Stoner, death. In the beginning, Helen stays with her step-father in her sister’s old room. She starts to experience the same noises that her sister experienced before her death. After hearing the noises, she is desperate for help from Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. She walks across town to visit them. When she finally gets in contact with them, Dr. Watson says, “Now when young ladies wander about the city at this hour

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