The sign of the four- by Susan

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  • The sign of the four
    • Sherlock holmes
      • smart
      • wise
      • naive
      • pompus
      • addicted to cocaine and morphine
      • What do they do in the novel?
        • sits in a arm chair in 221 baker street(his house)
        • always bored; nothing to do. just wants to solve cases
          • "My mind rebels at stagnation"
        • Puts cocaine into body via needle
          • classical Victorian era men -- like to be drug/alcohol addicts
        • Ms Morstan comes in so Sherlock can solve the case
          • give a clue
            • letter
        • eager to start case
        • out in city of London
          • dark and gloomy
            • "......but the day had been a dreary one.....a dense drizzly fog lay low upon the great city.......mud-coloured clouds dropped sadly over the muddy trees...slimy pavement.....yellow glare.....murky...something eerie and ghost- like.....sad faces...dull, heavy evening..."
          • meets the bald headed man(Thaddeus Sholto)
            • talk about Captain Morstan ---what happened and where he kept the treasure
              • Went  to brother Bartholomew house (Pondicherry lodge)
                • he is dead by a dart by a child like person  and taken the treasure
                  • police came to inspect. bossed Sherlock around saying he can't work the case
                    • know to be very untrustworthy in the Victorian era
        • got steam boat from a friend of his near the road.
          • Sherlock Holmes and police man and Watson sailed  in dark waters
            • found culprit and put him in the boat.
              • questioned him and explain his side
              • Jonathan Small-one of the group called the Sign of the four
      • detective
      • Toby
        • Sherlock Holmes dog.
        • sniffed to find the bold headed man via oil on the floor of the footprint.
          • Failed. went to a barrel near the river
    • Watson
      • kind
      • selfless
      • loves Ms Morstan
      • partner Sherlock Holmes
      • appreciates Sherlock Holmes work
      • sidekick
      • Watson gets annoyed at Sherlock: didn't know about Watson's Brother
      • Introduces Ms Morstan
        • fell instantly in love
      • cares for her
      • holds her hand
      • opens her heart
      • happy they didn't find treasure
        • be together and do stuff
    • Ms Morstan
      • well dressed
      • young lady
      • blonde
      • loved Dr Watson
        • "...If your friend....he might be of inestimable
          • loves him
      • states case
      • meets at Thaddeus place
        • talk about Captain Morstan
          • Ms Morstan gets emotional
            • Watson tells sholto off for hurting her fellings.
              • go to Pondicherry lodge where Bartholomew was murdered and Ms Morstan stayed with the housekeeper.
                • after that Sherlock Holmes called the thief and wanted Ms Morstan to hear his side
                  • He gave Thaddeus half of the treasure and gave the other half to Ms Morstan

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