The Adventure of the Speckled Band Topics for Discussion

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Why do you think Holmes values Watson's input so highly?

Discuss the parallels between Holmes' method of solving crimes and the methodology used by modern day forensic scientists.

Describe the scientific method which Holmes uses to arrive at his solutions.

What quality of Sherlock Holmes do you find the most interesting? How was it demonstrated in this story?

Would you say that Watson is Holmes' intellectual equal? Why or why not?

What was Holmes' motivation(s) for getting involved with the investigation?

Why do you think the coroner's inquest ruled the murdering Roylott's death to be an accident? Do you think this is beneficial or harmful to Helen's future life?

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