Characterization In The Hound Of The Baskerville

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The Hound of the Baskervilles -> Facts about the character: The person I am going to describe is Mr. Jack Stapleton. Mr. Jack Stapleton is the bad guy in the Hound of the Baskerville. In the Hound of the Baskerville a lot of unexpected things happen. But everyone knows that Mr. Jack Stapleton is the Murder in the book. The real name of Jack Stapleton is Rodger Baskerville Jr. An other name he used was Vandeleur. He’s the nephew of Sir Charles Baskerville, but no one knows. He’s a small and thin man. He has no beard or mustache but light hair on his head. He’s between 30 and 40 Years old After the death of his father in America Rodger married the attractive Beryl Garcia from Costa Rica. He opened a school in England but the school got closed.…show more content…
They're new name is Stapelton. ->Characterisation: (First of all, he's extremely mercenary. Thats his motivation. He lives next to the Baskerville Hall and his plan is it to get all the money of Sir Baskerville. Stapleton is a unscrupulous men. He intends to kill his uncle for money, he forced Laura Lyons to help him murder the uncle and he locked her in a room because she doesn’t want to continue doing illegal things. ). He stole a considerable sum of public money, changed his name to Vandeleur, and came to England. He started a school in Yorkshire but the school had a bad reputation. The Vandaleurs changed they're name to Stapleton,… (Page 61) Stapleton has a bad reputation and lies about his earlier life. He’s a impostor. Stapleton had learned from Dr. Mortimor, that the old mans heart was weak, and that a shock would kill him. (…) So he thought of a way to kill him without being suspected of murder. He bought the strongest and wildest dog he could find in London… ( Page 61) He often uses other people to get what he wants. He’s very manipulative. He pretends to be unmarried and promis to marry Laura Lyons to get influence over her (Page…show more content…
Watson are more important in the story than Jack Stapleton. But they have found a strong enemy in Stapleton because he is very intelligent. Jack knows at first a lot of plants and animals in the moor because of his work as naturalist. But he can especially good pretending to be another person. He also seems to be intelligent, because he knows the human psychology well. We can see this especially in the scene when Dr. Watson was taking a walk in the moor and he met Stapleton the first time. He noticed immediately, that Watson is thinking, why a man like Stapleton is living there in the moor. So he can answer the unspoken
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