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The Final Solution is probably one of the weirdest books I’ve read in my life. It didn’t really make a lot of sense to me, but I did get kind of a connection between that, and some Sherlock Holmes stuff we’ve read. The old man we meet in the play is supposed to be some older version of Holmes, so obviously right there is the biggest similarity we will find. Holmes meets a young mute boy from Germany, and his parrot, who occasionally says seemingly random numbers which Holmes is trying to figure out what they mean. I feel like the boy plays a much more important part in the story than he
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Unformatted text preview: first seems. When we meet him, he is peeing on the railroad tracks, and just kind of seems like a troublemaker and a pain in the ass. Once we find out he is mute, you kind of feel sympathy for him. Holmes and the boy meet and kind of hit it off. Honestly, I still dont really understand the story that much. I didnt enjoy it because it didnt make sense, but through discussions in class, I did see some similarities between the novel and Sherlock Holmes stuff....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course ENG 140 taught by Professor Blackwell during the Spring '07 term at Hartford.

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