Sherlock Holmes- The Canon

That famous silhouette of the World’s Greatest Detective pieced together from titles of the adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

Word Cloud of the Most Frequent Words in the Canon of Sherlock Holmes

Ok so when further browsing into the words of the canon of Sherlock Holmes I came across a interesting way that Python has recreated it using a small line of code.

The canon of Sherlock Holmes consists of the 56 short stories and 4 novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Python only used as lines of code to generate a shaped word cloud like the one above. While there are more effective ways to visualise word frequencies, word clouds can be beautiful. They are a nice way to make a certain type of data into a more visual art.

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