Essay On The Hound Of Baskervilles

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The walking stick is one of the first objects that appeared in the story. “He had never said as much before and I must admit that his words gave me pleasure, for I had been plagued by his indifference” (Doyle 2) Holmes says this after Watson describes the walking stick and it shows that Watson is like a apprentice and Holmes is his mentor. You can tell that Watson comes up with the clues and Holmes builds up on them. “Possessor of a favorite dog, which I should describe roughly as being larger than a terrier and smaller than a mastiff” (Doyle 3) This shows that Holmes is more observant that Watson. He pays a lot of attention to the details like looking at the bite marks of the stick, and being able to say that the dog was medium sized. The walking stick helps introduce the characters to the readers and understand them better.…show more content…
The Hound of Baskerville When Doctor Mortimer brings up the hound of Baskerville to Watson and Holmes it plays a significant role. “A foul thing, a great, black beast, shaped like a hound, yet larger than any hound that ever mortal eye has rested upon” (Doyle 9) They describe the hound as a big scary beast and it makes the readers suspenseful. It makes them wonder if the hound is real or is it just a legend? “He declares that he heard cries but is unable to state from what direction they…show more content…
“Sir Charles Baskerville was in the habit every night before going to bed of walking down the famous yew alley of Baskerville Hall” (Doyle 10) This introduces the beginning of the mystery to the readers. They also get introduced to the person who got murdered and got a deeper understanding of who he was. “The doctors evidence pointed to an almost incredible facial distortion” (Doyle 9) This makes you wonder what happened and what caused him to die in such sudden surprise. The alley of Baskerville Hall is where the beginning of the mystery
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