Mary Morstan Mind Map

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  • M A R Y       MORSTAN
    • Calm and Composed
      • "The treasure si lost,' said Miss Morstan, calmly
      • "she must have been more than a womanif she did not feel some uneasisess ;...yet her self-control was perfect"
    • Innocent and Respectable
      • Has a quiet life as a governess for a rich family.
        • "I have led a retired life, and have no friends to whom I could appeal"
      • Earns Holmes' respect by being organised with paperwork etc
        • "You certainly are a model client. You have the correct intuition."
      • Is not upset when the treasure is lost because she cares more about Watson
    • Kind and Sensitive
    • Modest
      • Her clothing is plain and modest
        • "She wore a small turban of the same dull hue, relieved only by a suspicion of white feather"
          • The white feather may show how she is pure and innocent
        • "...dressed in the most perfect taste. There was, however, a plainness and simplicity about her costume which bore with it a suggestion of limited means"
      • Her appearance is not extraordinary but she looks kind and amiable
        • "Her face had neither regularity of feature nor beauty of complexion, but her expression was sweet and amiable
    • Structural Device
      • She brings the case to Holmes and causes the investigation that follows
        • She brings to Holmes the case of her disappeared father and the mysterious pearls she receives.

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