The Mystery Genre of Hound of the Baskervilles 'The Hound of the Baskervilles,' written by Arthur Conan Doyle, is based on a mysterious genre, it was published in 1902. In his book Arthur Conan Doyle has created imagery for his readers to gain a better understanding of the story. The character in his book became very popular in them days and are still known of today, such as Detective Sherlock Holmes. The way Arthur's deceptive writing and the use of language he used in this story creates the setting of suspense and tension. Back in the 1900's the novel was very popular with the people as in they could just draw a picture in their head of what was going on, this is down to Arthur's detailed writing. Not many people had televisions so a book was the next best thing. A feature of this mystery genre is a novel with lots of twists and turns. Throughout the novel Arthur gives out a lot of red herrings and clues. A red herring is something that misleads the reader, so it confuses them and leaves them wondering. An example of a red herring is, 'the man with the black beard.' The way he delivers the clues and red herrings leaves the reader wondering throughout the whole novel. The way Arthur has written this has made the reader to become a detective themselves. Another significant feature off 'Hound of the Baskervilles' is the use of atmospheric settings. The imagery used for Baskerville hall helps the reader to gain a better understanding of this novel. The Baskerville is a very spooky place as you can understand from this quotation, 'The lodge was a ruin of black granite and barred ribs of rafters, but facing it was a ne... ... middle of paper ... ...g. The best part of any of novel is the ending and this is no exception as Mr Stapleton gets sucked in into the quicksand as described in this quotation, 'Somewhere in the heart of the Great Grimpen Mire, down in the foul slime of the huge morass which had sucked him in, this cold and cruel-hearted man is forever buried.' This is a very clever quotation which tells us what has happened and what sort of character Mr Stapleton is. This is very surprising for the reader as is does not tell the reader if Mr Stapleton survived or died. This is a very well thought of cliff hanger which frustrates the reader. I think this novel is a great for all types of readers, it really appeals to readers who like to think and solve mysteries. You never know what is going to happen next and I would recommend this book to everyone.
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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles is the third of four novels written about his world famous detective, Sherlock Holmes. However, unlike the other books written about Sherlock Holmes, much of The Hound of the Baskervilles is absent of the detective. Instead, the audience is left to work through the mystery of who murdered Mr. Baskerville with Sherlock Holmes’ assistant and friend, as well as the narrator of the novel, Dr. John Watson. There are multiple reasons Doyle may have decided to make Watson the narrator, and to remove Holmes from a large portion of the novel. First, as Holmes is such a dry and clinical person, by making Watson the narrator, Doyle is able to employ more descriptive and entertaining writing. Second,
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... the ending of the book seemed too abrupt to me, and could be improved by making that a little smoother. It seemed like he was rushing to finish the book toward the end of the book, and quickly wrapped up the story at the end, I think that could be improved, but still nicely written.
I liked how at the end of each chapter,there was suspense which made it impossible for me to stop reading.
The ending of the novel was inspiring. The author suggests the reader to look into great novels, and even supplies a list of novels a personally suggests. He ended with a very ...
I think my favorite thing about this novel was the realistic ending. Some books try to just give you a fairy tale but this book had an ending that mad you think in the end if I was in the same position would I do the same thing. I didn’t like the fact that the novel portrayed mental illness in a way to say that it needed to be hidden and protected. I thought this novel was very believable for the time period that it was set in. I think the ending to this novel was perfect it was an accurate ending to this
The Hound of the Baskervilles written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and the movie The Hound of the Baskervilles directed by Jeremy Bret are two works of art that are mainly telling the same story. There are, however, many differences about the book and the movie. Those differences don’t affect the outcome of the story, but they give less impact to the story. Along with the differences there are many similarities, and those similarities give you confidence that it is the same story.
In the novel, The Hound of the Baskervilles, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick, Dr. Watson, is confronted with an eerie mystery situated around the fabled Hound of the Baskervilles. They are challenged with many risks and in the end must unearth the mystery before it is too late. Throughout the enigma, Sir Arthur explores the theme of what can happen when one does or does not let themselves be ruled and dominated by fear.