Hercule Poirot Analysis

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Hercule Poirot v.s. Sherlock “If im only second best, who is the best” - said Sherlock in the The Hound of The Baskervilles (page number)that will be answered very soon. These two detectives, Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot, are two very similar, yet very different detectives. The stories and books of each detective were written in different time periods, writing styles, and beliefs. each author of the detectives had an idea, different of each others, that they perceived through their books. Agatha Christie Hercule Poirot and Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock holmes utilize their personalities very differently due to their settings and time periods in the book, causing them to have different methods of solving the mysteries created by the authors. In the case of Sherlocks question, Sherlock loses first place to Hercules Poirot (they did not exist in the same literature world) A1. Sherlock holmes is very smart, but he often relies on the help of…show more content…
Hercule is more professional than Sherlock, and is more patient. He does not think of himself as the best, never has a temper, and is always calm. In the Murder on the Orient Express, interviewers would be yelling at him and he would stay cool and continue talking. Hercule can resist impulse, even when his life is in danger. In the Murder on the Orient Express, he is fighting the doctor, and waits for the perfect moment to disarm the doctor of his gun, and times everything perfectly. Overall Hercule is more professional and is more controlled/ collective than Sherlock. C1. Sherlocks methods of investigation are quite strange. In The Hound of the Baskervilles, Sherlock seems to rely on the actions of the characters after he questions them. In The Hound of the Baskervilles, Sherlock questions stapleton then watches his actions waiting for him to make a move. It gets to the point where sir henry is about to get killed by the hound, and Sherlock has to save him right before death. This method, it seems, is very

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