Examples Of Mystery In The Hound Of The Baskervilles

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“The Adventure of the Speckled Band” is an excellent example of classic mysteries. One examples of classic mysteries is the detective is nearly omniscient. Sherlock knows about the whistling that was leading the snake through the vent. He also knew that the elevator bell wasn’t an elevator bell. Another example of a classic mystery is repetition of an earlier crime when Hellen Stoner sister is killed and then she was almost killed. The killer almost killed her by using a snake with a vent that lead to her room. Some clues embedded in the story is the whistling which was how the killer guided the snake. Another one is the safe door slamming shut which was how the killer killed the snake. “The Adventure of the Speckled Band has good examples of classic mysteries because it kept me interested and wanting to read more.…show more content…
One example of a classic mystery The Hound of the Baskervilles has is the detective is dedicated to his client. Sherlock sends Dr. Watson to Sir Henry to keep him safe from the killer. Dr. Watson also follows him everywhere so nothing can happen to him. There is also repetition of an earlier crime. The killer kills Sir Charles and tries to kill Sir Henry. The detective and the antagonist are equals. The killer puts phosphorus on the hound to make it look supernatural. The killer knows the moors better than anyone. The Hound of the Baskervilles is an excellent example of classic mysteries because everything is well explained and
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