Contrast Two Characters.pdf - Contrast Two Characters The two short stories \u201cThe Red-headed League\u201d by Arthur Conan Doyle and \u201cInspiration of Mr

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Contrast Two Characters The two short stories, “The Red-headed League”, by Arthur Conan Doyle and “Inspiration of Mr. Budd”, by Dorothy L. Sayers are both renowned detective stories about capturing criminals. The stories begin with two completely different motives of the protagonists, mainly due to the influence of their contrasting characteristics and professions. Sherlock Holmes, the protagonist of “The Red Headed League” is an acclaimed, skillful detective who is full of experience and has solved many crimes. In “Inspiration of Mr. Budd”, the principal character, Mr. Budd, is an unsuccessful, struggling barber in Pimlico, London. Holmes’s main motive to solve the crime is because it is his work that he enjoys, whereas Mr. Budd’s motivation stems from his need for money in order to make ends meet after losing all his wealth helping his brother financially. On the account of his experience as a detective, Holmes is a perspicacious individual and is quick-eyed in terms of following the clues from the given facts to foresee the criminal’s future actions. Mr. Holmes is observant and sharp in noticing minor details, like when he takes attention to the size of Mr. Jabez’s hands and concludes that he

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