The Sign of the Four Charcter mindmap

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  • The Sign of the Four Character Mindmap
    • Sherlock Holmes
      • 'Calculating machine'
        • Shows that he is methodical
          • Inhuman
        • Juxtaposition of Watson
          • Watson is emotional and Holmes is methodical
      • 'it would be a pleasure to my friend here to take the box round to the young lady to whom half of it rightfully belongs'
        • Holmes friendship with Watson is very strong
          • He wants Watson to be happy
        • Can show emotion even though he is fully wrapped up in the case
          • Juxtaposition to the typical Shelock
      • 'love is an emotional thing, and whatever is emotional is opposed to be true, cold reason which I place above all things'
        • The case takes over his life - nothing else matters
          • Shows his dedication towards the cases he gets involved in
    • Dr. Watson
      • 'the game is hardly worth the candle'
        • Sensible and reliable
      • 'a medical man to one for whose constitution he is to some extent answerable'
        • Very educated
        • Wise
        • Had a lot more experience of the real world than all of the other characters
          • Makes reference to his time in the war
            • Brave
      • 'the golden barrier was gone between us'
        • Romantic
          • Sub-plot
          • A typical Victorian gentleman
    • Athelney Jones
      • 'a single vigorous and masterful mind'
        • Ironic
        • Should be Sherlock
        • (published in the newspaper with false/untrue so called "facts"
          • Do think about what concequences will come from his actions
      • 'I have been obliged to reconsider it'
        • He doesn't want to admit that he was wrong
          • Selfish
          • Only cares for his fame
      • 'you are a connoisseur of crime'
        • Jealous
        • In amazement
        • Holmes is addicted and very knowledgeable about crime
        • He knows that he has been beaten by Holmes
    • Mary Morstan
      • "'the treasure is lost,' said Miss Morstan calmly
        • Cares more about other things, such as Dr. Watson, than money
        • Unpredictable
      • 'her sweet grace face, tinting with a dull, metallic sparkle the rich coils of her luxurious hair'
        • The romantic sub-plot is being layed out
      • 'her self-control was perfect' - Dr. Waston
        • Admiration
        • contrasts the context of the novel
    • Jonathan Small
      • 'I was as grieved as if it had been my blood-relation'
        • Loyal
        • Regret?
      • 'I have put it where you shall never lay hands on it... it is my treasure andloot ill make darned good care that no one else does'
        • Selfish
      • 'I tell you that it is four or none with us'
        • Loyal
        • Duality
    • Tonga
      • 'little hellhound'
        • Cunning
        • Demonlike
          • unpredictable
          • Dangerous
          • Devil
        • Metaphor
          • To match his personality
          • Creates an image
        • Minipulative
      • 'the little devil'
        • Scary
        • Unpredictable
        • Dangerous
        • Cunning
        • Metaphor
          • Creates an image
      • 'cluded by a cannibal feast'
        • Eats people
          • Dangerous
          • Unpredictable
          • Unique
          • Carnivore
    • Thaddeus Sholto
      • 'had your father, Miss Morstan, refrained from throwing a strain upon his heart, he might still alive now'
        • Insensitive
        • Heartless
        • Direct
      • 'there is a young lady, too. She cannot wait on the public road at this hour'
        • Not completely self-obsessed
        • Considerate
        • Wise
      • 'half blubbering with fear'
        • Not a typical Victorian gentleman
          • Seen as strange to the Victorians at the time
          • Unusual
        • Weak
    • Bartholemew Sholto
      • 'you cannot imagine what a terrible fellow he is when he is angry'
        • Agressive
        • Very common
      • 'a clever fellow'
        • Well educated
      • 'he was clearly a confirmed hypochondriac'
        • Over exaggerates everything
    • Major Sholto
      • 'i could not bear to share it with another'
        • Selfish
        • Obsessed
      • 'i can hardy be blamed in the matter'
        • Psycopath
          • Passes the blame to someone else
          • Wont take any responsibility
        • Liar
      • 'there was every chance that i would be accused of his murder'
        • Selfish
        • Avoidant
        • Deceitful
    • Captain Morstan
      • 'he had suffered for yearrs from a weak heart, but he concealed it from everyone'
        • Avoidant
        • Self-less
        • Secretive
        • Scared
        • Mysterious
      • 'he came straight over here to claim his share'
        • Desperate
        • Excited
      • 'Morstan and i had a difference of opinion as to the division of the treasure
        • Wanted equal share
        • Strong views
        • Wise
        • Fair

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