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1. The characters of Watson and Holmes are in direct contrast to one another. In a well-composed essay, compare and contrast these two characters. Further, be sure to describe why you think the author chose to do this. Although both Holmes and Watson are very intelligent men, Sherlock is much more observant while lacking in basic literature, philosophy, and politics. When Watson brings up that the Earth travels around the sun, he is dumbfounded when Sherlock has no knowledge of the subject. While Watson's moods are more constant and stable, Sherlock's moods are really wild. In one moment, he is eccentric and lively while in another, he's thoughtful and dazed. Both men have an appreciation for music, while Sherlock plays the violin and Watson only listens. Both men were in search of a home that has
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