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17 terms
The Adventure of The Speckled Band
submit
pitiable
agitation
defray
give in to a superior force, authority, or will of another pe…
deserving of the compassion of others due to suffering and mi…
having anxiety or nervous excitement
provide money towards a cost or expense
submit
give in to a superior force, authority, or will of another pe…
pitiable
deserving of the compassion of others due to suffering and mi…
13 terms
The Adventure of the Speckled Band
Protagonist
Antagonist
Point of view
Setting
Sherlock Holmes
Dr. Roylott
First person: Dr. Watson
London and Surrey, 1889
Protagonist
Sherlock Holmes
Antagonist
Dr. Roylott
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The Adventure of the Speckled Band
In "The Adventure of the Speckled Band…
In the mystery by Sir Arthur Conan Doy…
Why does Dr. Roylott pay a visit to Ho…
Why does the author of "The Adventure…
Her sister was murdered, and Helen fears for her own safety.
a snake
He wanted to see what Helen was saying to Holmes and to tell…
to show Dr. Roylott's interest in Indian Animals
In "The Adventure of the Speckled Band…
Her sister was murdered, and Helen fears for her own safety.
In the mystery by Sir Arthur Conan Doy…
a snake
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The Adventure of the Speckled Band
metropolis
intuitions
dissolute
perpetrated
A city or urban area.
Inner feelings; insights....That "gut" feeling!
Lacking morals; wild
Committed; accomplished
metropolis
A city or urban area.
intuitions
Inner feelings; insights....That "gut" feeling!
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The adventure of the speckled band
Author
Type of Story
Point of view
Characters with descriptions
Arthur Canon Doyle- wrote sherlock holmes stories, quit medic…
Detective story
first person observer- character tells what he see's (Dr. Wat…
-Helen Stoner- Julias twin sister, engaged ... - Sherlock Holme…
Author
Arthur Canon Doyle- wrote sherlock holmes stories, quit medic…
Type of Story
Detective story
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Adventure of the Speckled Band
Exposition
stage of complication 1
stage of complication 2
stage of complication 3
from the start of the first page to where Helen Stoner introd…
Helen stoner comes in and tells her story on page 2, tells ab…
Page 5, when Dr. Grimesby Roylott walks in. He is introduced…
Page 6, when Holmes found the will of the dead mother, finds…
Exposition
from the start of the first page to where Helen Stoner introd…
stage of complication 1
Helen stoner comes in and tells her story on page 2, tells ab…
15 terms
The Adventure of the Speckled Band
Her sister was murdered, and Helen fea…
a snake
He wanted to see what Helen was saying…
This is a red herring (false clue) to…
In "The Adventure of the Speckled Band," what makes Helen Sto…
In the mystery by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, what is the speckle…
Why does Dr. Roylott pay a visit to Holmes?
Why does Sir Arthur Conan Doyle write about the gypsies livin…
Her sister was murdered, and Helen fea…
In "The Adventure of the Speckled Band," what makes Helen Sto…
a snake
In the mystery by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, what is the speckle…
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Adventure of the Speckled Band
companion
soothingly
observe
vehicle
one who shares in what another is doing
calmly, quietly
see and note, study
any means of carrying, communication, or making known
companion
one who shares in what another is doing
soothingly
calmly, quietly
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The Adventure of the Speckled Band
aristocratic
bequeath
bewilderment
blanch
(adj.) of noble birth; snobbish
(v.) to give or pass on as an inheritance
(n.) Confusion, failure to understand.
(v.) to remove the color from; to make or turn pale; to parboil
aristocratic
(adj.) of noble birth; snobbish
bequeath
(v.) to give or pass on as an inheritance
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The Adventure of the Speckled Band
Her sister was murdered, and Helen fea…
a snake
He wanted to see what Helen was saying…
This is a red herring (false clue) to…
In "The Adventure of the Speckled Band," what makes Helen Sto…
In the mystery by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, what is the speckle…
Why does Dr. Roylott pay a visit to Holmes?
Why does Sir Arthur Conan Doyle write about the gypsies livin…
Her sister was murdered, and Helen fea…
In "The Adventure of the Speckled Band," what makes Helen Sto…
a snake
In the mystery by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, what is the speckle…
8 terms
The Adventure of the Speckled Band
Doctor Watson's descriptions of Sherlo…
Watson's introduction to the case crea…
Sherlock's speech shows his politeness…
Helen Stoner seems frightened and defe…
"swiftest intuitions"
"seventy-odd cases...particularly impressive"
"Pray draw up to it"
"restless, frightened eyes"
Doctor Watson's descriptions of Sherlo…
"swiftest intuitions"
Watson's introduction to the case crea…
"seventy-odd cases...particularly impressive"
27 terms
"The Adventure of the Speckled Band"
beloved
clad
fate
hastening
dearly loved
dressed or clothed
future chances
moving quickly
beloved
dearly loved
clad
dressed or clothed
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The Adventure of The Speckled Band
submit
pitiable
agitation
defray
give in to a superior force, authority, or will of another pe…
deserving of the compassion of others due to suffering and mi…
having anxiety or nervous excitement
provide money towards a cost or expense
submit
give in to a superior force, authority, or will of another pe…
pitiable
deserving of the compassion of others due to suffering and mi…
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Adventure of the Speckled Band
client
metropolis
deductions
intuitions
a customer; a person for whom one does a professional service
a city
answers found by reasoning
ways of knowing without proof
client
a customer; a person for whom one does a professional service
metropolis
a city
16 terms
The Adventure of the Speckled Band
beloved
clad
fate
hastening
dearly loved
clothed or dressed
destiny; future; chances
moving quickly
beloved
dearly loved
clad
clothed or dressed
16 terms
"The Adventure of the Speckled Band" Vocabulary
defray
manifold
dissolute
morose
to pay the money for the cost of; to reduce
many and varied
unrestrained
gloomy; ill-tempered; sullen
defray
to pay the money for the cost of; to reduce
manifold
many and varied
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The Adventure of the Speckled Band
beloved
clad
fate
hastening
adj. dearly loved
v. clothed or dressed
n. destiny; future; changes
v. moving quickly
beloved
adj. dearly loved
clad
v. clothed or dressed
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The Adventure of the Speckled Band - vocabulary
Coroner
Dawdle
Deduction
Adder
Employed to confirm one's death
Sluggish, waste of time
A logical conclusion derived from facts
A venomous snake
Coroner
Employed to confirm one's death
Dawdle
Sluggish, waste of time
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The Adventure of the Speckled Band
Commonplace
Bewilderment
Defray
Manifold
Something that happens or appears in many places and is not u…
A bewildering tangle or confusion
To pay for (something)
Many or various
Commonplace
Something that happens or appears in many places and is not u…
Bewilderment
A bewildering tangle or confusion
21 terms
The Adventure of the Speckled Band
a baboon
a bad temper
a cheetah
a detective
a baboon
a bad temper
15 terms
The Adventure of the Speckled Band
Metropolis
Deductions
Haggard
Dissolute
a large, important city
subtraction, take away
having a gaunt, wasted, or exhausted appearance, as from prol…
immoral, disregarding rules
Metropolis
a large, important city
Deductions
subtraction, take away
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The Adventure of the Speckled Band
Metropolis
Deductions
Haggard
Dissolute
a large, important city
subtraction, take away
having a gaunt, wasted, or exhausted appearance, as from prol…
immoral, disregarding rules
Metropolis
a large, important city
Deductions
subtraction, take away
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The Adventure of The Speckled Band
submit
pitiable
agitation
defray
give in to a superior force, authority, or will of another pe…
deserving of the compassion of others due to suffering and mi…
having anxiety or nervous excitement
provide money towards a cost or expense
submit
give in to a superior force, authority, or will of another pe…
pitiable
deserving of the compassion of others due to suffering and mi…
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The Adventure of the Speckled Band
defray
manifold
dissolute
morose
(v) to supply the money for; to pay
(adj) many and varied
(adj) immoral; unrestrained
(adj) having a gloomy or sullen manner; not friendly or socia…
defray
(v) to supply the money for; to pay
manifold
(adj) many and varied
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The Adventure of the Speckled Band Vocab
Deduction
Aristocrat
Pauper
Gable
the action of deducting or subtracting something.
a member of the aristocracy.
Pauperism (Lat. pauper, poor) is a term meaning poverty or ge…
the part of a wall that encloses the end of a pitched roof.
Deduction
the action of deducting or subtracting something.
Aristocrat
a member of the aristocracy.
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The Adventure of the Speckled Band
speckled
bellpull
inn
baboon
marked with a large amount of spots
a cord that rings a bell, used to call servants
a place for travelers to eat and sleep
a large monkey with a doglike snout and large teeth
speckled
marked with a large amount of spots
bellpull
a cord that rings a bell, used to call servants
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"The Adventure of the Speckled Band" Vocabulary
deduction (n)
aristocrat (n)
pauper (n)
gable (n)
reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause t…
a member of the aristocracy
a person who is very poor
the vertical triangular wall between the sloping ends of a ga…
deduction (n)
reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause t…
aristocrat (n)
a member of the aristocracy
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The Adventure of the Speckled Band Vocabulary
clad
hastening
amiable
apparition
clothed or dressed
moving quickly
displaying a friendly and pleasant manner
ghostlike image of a person
clad
clothed or dressed
hastening
moving quickly
15 terms
The Adventure of the Speckled Band Vocabulary
Coroner
Dawdle
Perpetrate
Adder
An official or important person who investigates sudden or su…
To waste time or move slowly while completing an action
To carry out or to commit a harmful, illegal or immoral actio…
A small venomous Eurasian snake that has a dark zigzag patter…
Coroner
An official or important person who investigates sudden or su…
Dawdle
To waste time or move slowly while completing an action
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The Adventure of the Speckled Band Notes
Sherlock Holmes
Social Class
Colonialism
Role of women
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle... Wrote many short stories... Narrated by D…
Lower Class... Peasants, serfs... Middle Class... Tradesmen, craftsmen…
England was a "superpower"... Most powerful... Took countries/terri…
Women had no power... Everything was decided by their husbands p…
Sherlock Holmes
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle... Wrote many short stories... Narrated by D…
Social Class
Lower Class... Peasants, serfs... Middle Class... Tradesmen, craftsmen…
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The Adventure of the Speckled Band
defray
manifold
morose
convulsed
to pay or provide for the payment of or furnish the money for
many and varied; including or uniting various features
gloomy, ill-tempered, sullen
taken over by violent, involuntary spasms; shaking with usual…
defray
to pay or provide for the payment of or furnish the money for
manifold
many and varied; including or uniting various features
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"The Adventure of the Speckled Band"
Deductions
Avert
Sinister
Tangible
judgments about something, based on available information
avoid
threatening harm or evil
actual or real; able to be perceived by the senses, especiall…
Deductions
judgments about something, based on available information
Avert
avoid
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The Adventure of the Speckled Band
Metropolis
Deductions
Haggard
Dissolute
a large, important city
subtraction, take away
having a gaunt, wasted, or exhausted appearance, as from prol…
immoral, disregarding rules
Metropolis
a large, important city
Deductions
subtraction, take away
15 terms
The Adventure of the Speckled Band
Her sister was murdered, and Helen fea…
a snake
He wanted to see what Helen was saying…
This is a red herring (false clue) to…
In "The Adventure of the Speckled Band," what makes Helen Sto…
In the mystery by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, what is the speckle…
Why does Dr. Roylott pay a visit to Holmes?
Why does Sir Arthur Conan Doyle write about the gypsies livin…
Her sister was murdered, and Helen fea…
In "The Adventure of the Speckled Band," what makes Helen Sto…
a snake
In the mystery by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, what is the speckle…
18 terms
The Adventure of the Speckled Band
coroner
dawdle
perpetrate
blanched
a public official who investigates by inquest any death not d…
hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, developme…
perform an act, usually with a negative connotation
(especially of plants) developed without chlorophyll by being…
coroner
a public official who investigates by inquest any death not d…
dawdle
hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, developme…
22 terms
"The Adventure of the Speckled Band" vocabulary
beloved
clad
fate
hastening
adj. dearly loved
v. clothed or dressed
n. destiny; future; chances
v. moving quickly
beloved
adj. dearly loved
clad
v. clothed or dressed
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The Adventure of the Speckled Band
Perpetrate
Hubbub
Scoundrel
Hereditary
carry out or commit a harmful, illegal, or immoral action.
a chaotic din caused by a crowd of people or a noisy situation.
a dishonest or unscrupulous person, a rogue
determined by genetic factors and therefore able to be passed…
Perpetrate
carry out or commit a harmful, illegal, or immoral action.
Hubbub
a chaotic din caused by a crowd of people or a noisy situation.
16 terms
The Adventure Of The Speckled Band
beloved
clad
fate
hastening
dearly loved
clothed or dressed
chances
moving quickly
beloved
dearly loved
clad
clothed or dressed
16 terms
The Adventure of the Speckled Band
Metropolis
Deductions
Haggard
Dissolute
a large, important city
subtraction, take away
having a gaunt, wasted, or exhausted appearance, as from prol…
immoral, disregarding rules
Metropolis
a large, important city
Deductions
subtraction, take away
73 terms
The Adventures of the Speckled Band
mystery
plot
exposition
rising action
n. a story about a crime that is solved
n. the series of events in a story, the actions of a story
n. the beginning of the story
n. the buildup of excitement in a story
mystery
n. a story about a crime that is solved
plot
n. the series of events in a story, the actions of a story
26 terms
The Adventure of the Speckled Band
Dr. Watson
Dr. Watson is the narrator of the stor…
Helen Stoner
A young lady wearing a black veil
Who is the narrator in "The Adventure of the Speckled Band"?
Who is Dr. Watson?
Who is the client that comes to Holmes and Watson?
Describe the client that comes to Holmes and Watson?
Dr. Watson
Who is the narrator in "The Adventure of the Speckled Band"?
Dr. Watson is the narrator of the stor…
Who is Dr. Watson?
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The Adventure of the Speckled Band
What is the setting for The Adventure…
Who is Sherlock Holmes?
Who is Dr. Watson?
Who is Helen Stoner?
Early in April 1883... England... Sherlock and Watson meet Helen at…
A Private detective, loves unusual cases... He is very observant…
He works with Sherlock Holmes on Baker Street... He is Sherlock'…
She can't pay Holmes yet because she is not married and has n…
What is the setting for The Adventure…
Early in April 1883... England... Sherlock and Watson meet Helen at…
Who is Sherlock Holmes?
A Private detective, loves unusual cases... He is very observant…
40 terms
The Adventure of the Speckled Band
aristocratic
bequeath
bewilderment
blanch
(adj.) of noble birth; snobbish
(v.) to give or pass on as an inheritance
(n.) Confusion, failure to understand.
(v.) to remove the color from; to make or turn pale; to parboil
aristocratic
(adj.) of noble birth; snobbish
bequeath
(v.) to give or pass on as an inheritance
90 terms
The Adventure of the Speckled Band Questions
1. About how many cases & years had Wa…
2. What types of cases would Holmes ta…
3. At what point during Watson's acqua…
4. Why did Watson wait to tell of this…
70 - Odd; 8
Unusual b/c that gained his interest
1883
Watson had promised that he would maintain the secret until a…
1. About how many cases & years had Wa…
70 - Odd; 8
2. What types of cases would Holmes ta…
Unusual b/c that gained his interest
9 terms
The Adventure of The Speckled Band
flashbacks
climax
swamp adder
Ely's No. 2
the way Helen recalls mysterious events
swamp adder slithers through the vent, down the bell pull, an…
murder weapon, dangerous snake
cartrige for a revolver
flashbacks
the way Helen recalls mysterious events
climax
swamp adder slithers through the vent, down the bell pull, an…
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Adventure of Speckled Band Vocab
Deduction
hereditary
aristocrat
pauper
the action of deducting or subtracting something.
conferred by or based on inheritance
An aristocrat is someone from the ruling class, usually those…
a very poor person.
Deduction
the action of deducting or subtracting something.
hereditary
conferred by or based on inheritance
10 terms
The Adventures of speckled band
Rough
Propose
Details
Suspicious
Not gentle; violent ... Sentence:My friends sister sometimes bec…
Make an offer of marriage to someone ... Sentence: Helen was pro…
A particular fact or piece of information about something or…
Having or showing a cautious distrust of someone or something…
Rough
Not gentle; violent ... Sentence:My friends sister sometimes bec…
Propose
Make an offer of marriage to someone ... Sentence: Helen was pro…
17 terms
Adventure of Speckled Band Vocab
coroner
Perpetuate
Morose
Dissolute
noun, a public official whose job is to find out the cause of…
verb, to cause (something that should be stopped, such as a m…
adjective, of a person: very serious, unhappy and quiet: very…
adjective, used to describe someone (such as a person who oft…
coroner
noun, a public official whose job is to find out the cause of…
Perpetuate
verb, to cause (something that should be stopped, such as a m…
28 terms
Adventure of Speckled Band
acquirement
retort
presume
defray
the act of getting or gaining something
to respond or answer to another's remark
to suppose or assume based upon a possibility
provide money to pay an expense
acquirement
the act of getting or gaining something
retort
to respond or answer to another's remark
15 terms
The Adventure of Speckled Band
beloved
clad
fate
objections
dearly loved
clothed or dressed
destiny; future; chances
reasons for disagreeing
beloved
dearly loved
clad
clothed or dressed
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