About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help reviewing the Sherlock Holmes story, ''The Adventure of Silver Blaze,'' will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about the story's plot, setting, characters and quotes. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
- Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
- Students who have fallen behind in memorizing information about ''The Adventure of Silver Blaze''
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about literature (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam
How It Works:
- Complete each lesson in the chapter to review all key topics.
- Refer to the lesson to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with a short quiz.
- Complete your review with ''The Adventure of Silver Blaze'' chapter exam.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: The lessons in this chapter cover only information you need to know.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging instruction and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Take ''The Adventure of Silver Blaze'' chapter exam to make sure you're prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any literature question. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: View lessons on any web-ready device.
Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about ''The Adventure of Silver Blaze'' for a standard literature course. Topics covered include:
- A complete summary and analysis of ''The Adventure of Silver Blaze''
- Characters from the short story, including Col. Ross and John Straker
- Significant quotes from the story
1. The Adventure of Silver Blaze: Summary & Analysis
Sherlock Holmes aids in solving a case that is making headlines throughout England. Read on to see his knack for following obscure clues that resolve seemingly impossible-to-solve cases.
2. The Adventure of Silver Blaze Characters
While setting and plot are important components to any story, so are the characters. The cast in this Sherlock Holmes adventure reveal a sinister plot where the victim is really the villain, and the villain is really the victim.
3. Col. Ross in The Adventure of Silver Blaze
Colonel Ross has met his match with Sherlock Holmes. Because of the Colonel's cavalier attitude, Holmes decides to toy with his mind and his sense of entitlement, which make for a pretty humorous interaction.
4. John Straker in The Adventure of Silver Blaze
This lesson views John Straker's role and fate in The Adventure of Silver Blaze. A missing race horse and a murder draw Sherlock Holmes to uncover Straker's secret life and an unexpected killer.
5. The Adventure of Silver Blaze Quotes
Silver Blaze is a remarkable horse, and just as remarkable as the horse is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's use of language. The quotations in this lesson show the depth of his characters in this Sherlock Holmes adventure.
Earning College Credit
Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.
To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page
Transferring credit to the school of your choice
Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.
Other chapters within the The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes Study Guide course
- The Adventure of the Cardboard Box
- The Yellow Face, the Stockbroker's Clerk & the Gloria Scott
- The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual
- The Reigate Squire, the Crooked Man & the Resident Patient
- The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter & The Adventure of the Naval Treaty
- Sherlock Holmes: The Final Problem