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The Hound Of The Baskervilles

- I am doing an historical analysis of the climax in The Hound of the Baskervilles. The novel is based upon a mythological creature “the hound” of the Baskervilles. It is an age old curse on the family name a creature thought to be of the supernatural that kills Sir Charles Baskerville and causes much problems in this novel especially for Sherlock and Watson who are trying to solve this mysterious and mind twisting case. This book is solely a case of evil vs. good This seventeenth century novel takes place in London, Devonshire where the whole mystery falls into action .Sherlock Holmes and Watson live in their London apartment , where they run their private detective agency from ....   [tags: The Hound of the Baskervilles, Sherlock Holmes]

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Hound Of The Baskervilles

- Hound Of The Baskervilles Setting - About 1884-85, most of story takes place at Baskerville             Hall in Devonshire.  The introduction and the             conclusion of this classic mystery occur at Sherlock             Holmes' residence on Baker Street in London. Plot -     We begin our story on Baker Street where Holmes and Watson talk to James Mortimer.  He gives him the history of the Baskerville family starting with Hugo, the first victim of the hound, all the way up to the most recent slaying, of Sir Charles Baskerville.  The next of kin is notified and he is to carry on the family legacy and live his remaining years at Baskerville hal...   [tags: Hound Of The Baskervilles Essays]

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Examining the Timeless Mystery Novels The Hound of the Baskervilles and The Mystery of Edwin Drood

- Throughout the years the characters and plots of mystery novels have evolved and have been modernized. However, no matter when or where the novels are written, they all succeed in having major impacts on the unsuspecting readers. For some mystery fans, the opening of the book can awaken the butterflies in the pit of their stomachs. As the stories progress, the reader is drawn further and further into the novel until it becomes impossible to pry the book from their hands. Mystery novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Charles Dickens are not exceptions and are overflowing with suspenseful scenes....   [tags: The Hound of the Baskervilles, The Mystery of Edwi]

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Sherlock Holmes' The Hound of the Baskervilles

- Sherlock Holmes' The Hound of the Baskervilles Introduction Sherlock Holmes story, 'The Hound of the Baskervilles' was popular when published and still remains so today for a variety of reasons. Back in the Victorian period crimes stories were very well-liked by the general public. A police force had just been formed and many people didn't yet know how it worked. Crime was on the rise and it wasn't safe to walk alone on the streets at night. People were fearful of the streets but were also intrigued by the changes that were occurring before them....   [tags: Holmes Sherlock Hound Baskervilles Essays]

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Solving the Mystery in Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles

- Solving the Mystery in Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles Sherlock Holmes deduced what was really going on by noting the failure of a dog to bark - thus identifying his master and therefore the murderer in The Hound of the Baskervilles, by Arthur Conan Doyle. Deductive reasoning involves reasoning in which you go from general to specific instances, by using known facts and eliminating improbable situations, and unlikely suspects. By sending Dr. Watson separately from himself, and going to Baskerville Hall in secret, Holmes is able to get two different viewpoints of the situation there, and then later exchange opinions and information with his partner....   [tags: Hound of the Baskervilles Essays]

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The Hound Of The Baskervilles

- [tabby title="The Hound of the Baskervilles"] I am guilty. I have read little of Holmes in my lifetime, but I do have in my possession several of his rousing adventures in paper form, but alas I can 't seem to muster the time to read them. I have, however, experienced Holmes ' escapades on several different visual mediums, be they TV or Theatrical, but they are all of his newer iterations. One night—it was on the 12th of July, 2016—I decided it was best to change that. I removed the shrink wrap from the Twilight Time Blu-ray release of The Hound of the Baskervilles and placed it gently in my Blu-ray player....   [tags: Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes]

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The Hound of the Baskervilles

- In The Hound of the Baskervilles, various factors of Arthur Conan Doyle’s early life, popularity, perspective, and status were all expressed in multiple ways. Spiritualism played an crucial role in his life, greatly impacting his work, specifically “The Hound.” Additionally, his birthplace and upbringing, along with the time period, inveigled his writing. Furthermore, Doyle characterized the people in the story in along with real life scenarios. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle had an interesting life, full of ups and downs, but regardless, he made himself a man worth remembering....   [tags: literary analysis, conan doyle]

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The Hound Of The Baskervilles

- The Hound of the Baskervilles Film Reflection The Hound of the Baskervilles, was written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle as part of his Sherlock Holmes series phenomena. The 1939 movie directed by Sidney Lanfield, closely follows Doyle’s original writing with a few added scenes. This movie was made in black and white, but does a great job of adding many cinematic techniques to communicate a meaning and produce certain emotions. Cinematic techniques help to communicate things that may otherwise be hard to communicate with a black and white production....   [tags: Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes]

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The Hound Of The Baskervilles

- The Hound of the Baskervilles In the novel, “The Hound of the Baskervilles” written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the reader is quickly introduced to many of the key characters, the curse of the Baskervilles, and the mystery of Sir Charles Baskerville’s death. The full theme, tone and mood of the mystery; however, takes some time to fully materialize. Most of the information provided to develop the story’s plot is delivered relatively clear and uncomplicated. This is a mystery or suspense novel so obviously there is the element of foreshadowing and the introduction of some disruptive or alternative theories....   [tags: Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes]

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The Hound Of The Baskervilles

- The Hound of the Baskervilles is one of Arthur Conan Doyle 's most famous works. The novel is the prime example of a Gothic Detective Story. Written during the first year of the 20th Century, the novel is a reflection of the concerns and issues that were prevalent at the time. The novel incorporates beliefs that were widely popular, including atavism and criminality. Although the novel is viewed as just another addition to the Sherlock Holmes canon, there are deeper philosophical conflicts that reflect the time period in which the novel was written....   [tags: Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes, Supernatural]

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The Hound Of The Baskervilles

- 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....   [tags: Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle, John Watson]

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Hound of the Baskervilles Analysis

- In Hound of the Baskervilles written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes and Watson have a special type of relationship.In the beginning the reader is shown that Dr.Watson is a foil to Sherlock Holmes.The meaning of “Foil”s a character who contrasts with another character (usually the protagonist) in order to highlight particular qualities of the other character.In the book the reader see’s 3 thing that are always memorable.Watson is seen as smart but Holmes will always be seen as a genius,Watson is very open while Holmes is very secretive,and both of them trust each other but as seen that Watson is the one that trust more.Over time the reader can tell that Watson and Holmes are alik...   [tags: arthur doyle, holmes, dr. watson]

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The Hound of the Baskervilles

- A book of mystery that kept me on the edge of my seat to read on further to the end, The Hound of the Baskervilles starring Sherlock Holmes was wrote by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Dr. Watson, Dr. James Mortimer, and Sir Henry Baskerville were the main Characters of the book. The story was a mystery, which took in place in London, and dealt with a crime that Dr. Mortimer introduced to Holmes, the expert in crime solving. There was a legend or great story about the Baskervilles, and there was this great hound that plagued the family....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Hound of the Baskervilles

- Introduction “The Hound of the Baskervilles” was first published by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1901 where it was printed chapter by chapter in the Strand newspaper. It was well written for a newspaper, as the chapters were left on a cliff-hanger which makes you want to read the next edition. Only a year later the novel was printed in the form of a novel by “Newnes” a well known book publisher at the time. The narrator of the story is Doctor Watson and is told entirely from his point of view, although the author regularly switches from straight narrative to diary form also letters home....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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The Hound Of The Baskervilles

- The Hound Of The Baskervilles Introduction The Hound of the Baskervilles is a traumatic and adventurous story about a legend that comes with the birth right of the Baskerville family. The story both begins and ends with tragedy. The story firstly begins with the death of Sir Charles Baskerville and a cunning and eccentric detective. Sherlock Holmes is thought of as a highly mannered but stubborn man whom is willing to get to the bottom of any case. “Watson examines a mysterious cane left in the office by an unknown visitor, and Holmes sits with his facing his friend....   [tags: English Literature:]

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The Hound of the Baskervilles

- The Hound of the Baskervilles At the start of the story the setting is described through the legend of Sir Hugo Baskerville. Sir Hugo is described in the legend as a “wild, profane and godless man” This suggests that his inhumanity and “evil” make him a potentially viable enemy who will stop at nothing. It is Sir Hugo that sets the tone for the setting. Sir Hugo uses his power and Baskerville Hall as a prison for the young girl. She manages to escape by “the aid of the growth of ivy which covered the south wall.” The ivy indicated the age and wildness of the hall and its setting....   [tags: English Literature]

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Richard Cox 's The Hound Of The Baskervilles

- Richard Cox’s “The Hound of the Baskervilles: Overview” provides an overview of Arthur Doyle’s novel “The Hound of the Baskervilles” and examines a few of the elements that make it a successful detective story. Doyle did not publish a single Sherlock story for eight years after 1893. Doyle brought Sherlock back in 1901, emphasizing that Sherlock’s new case took place before his death, and therefor Sherlock was not truly back from the dead. Doyle’s new story “The Hound of the Baskervilles” was an organized story unlike his three other Sherlock novels....   [tags: Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes]

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An Overview of Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles

- The Hound of the Baskervilles is a mystery novel with added superstition. Arthur Conan Doyle is the author of The Hound of the Baskervilles. In addition, he is the creator of the legendary Sherlock Holmes, and the Sherlock holms saga. The hound of Baskervilles was not originally supposed to be in the Holmes saga but because of society influence was changed to add Holmes into the mix. Furthermore, Holmes is a legion that Arthur Conan Doyle created that in turn was a success that out lived the author, Doyle....   [tags: mystery novels, literary analysis]

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The Hound Of The Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle

- The aim of this article is to explore the tensions of English masculine identity in The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle in which men often feel entrapped by emotional, social and psychological roles imposed upon them during times of economic depression, imperialism and foreign competition. In nineteenth-century England, masculinity embraced a variety of components, including race, class, and gender. The concept of “manliness,” essential to the Victorians, underwent some changes: “To the early Victorian it represented a concern with a successful transition from Christian immaturity to maturity, demonstrated by earnestness, selflessness and integrity; to the late Victorian it s...   [tags: Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle]

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Practical vs. Supernatural in The Hound of the Baskervilles

- The novel The Hound of the Baskervilles is written by a British author, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Doyle was born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1859. Following “nine years in Jesuit schools, he went to Edinburgh University, where he received a degree in medicine in 1881. He then became an eye specialist in Southsea, with a distressing lack of success” (Doyle 1). Doyle’s financial letdown in Southsea created a need for an alternative way for him to generate profit, so he became an author. In the first of his many stories A Study in Scarlet, Doyle brings Sherlock Holmes to life; he is a detective and the protagonist of the story....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Suspense in Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles

- Suspense in Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles When Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle was writing The Hound of the Baskervilles it was the era of Queen Victoria. He used Victorian England for the setting because it increased tension. The Victorian times were a frightening and eerie time. There were flickering gas lamps, which lit the streets casting scary shadows, and also there was a weak police force and crime, prostitution, drug abuse and murders were common. Factories made the streets dark, smoky and dreary and there was often fog that was caused by the smoky factories....   [tags: Baskervilles Doyle Conan Arthur Essays]

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Hound Of The Baskervilles

- SUMMARY Entering the office and showing Holmes and Watson an 18th century manuscript, Dr. James Mortimer tells the myth of Hugo Baskerville. Hugo captured and imprisoned a young country girl at his estate in Devonshire. He then became the victim of a hound of hell as he chased her along the lonesome moors late one night. Ever since that day, James Mortimer reports, the Baskerville family has been haunted by a mysterious and supernatural black hound. The recent death of Sir Charles Baskerville has brought back suspicions and fears....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Setting in Hound of the Baskervilles and The Signalman

- The Setting in Hound of the Baskervilles and The Signalman 'The Hound of the Baskervilles' was written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1902 carrying the genre of a horror story, whilst 'The Signalman' was written by Charles Dickens in 1860, carrying the genre of a ghost story. Both writers use the same type of setting throughout the novels which is dismal, shadowy and perspirating. At the time when both novels were written, the readers who read both of the novels believed that ghosts and huge hounds which prowled moonless, glum heaths actually existed....   [tags: Papers]

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Atmosphere in The Hound of the Baskervilles

- The Hound of the Baskervilles How does Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle develop and maintain an eerie atmosphere throughout his novel The Hound of the Baskervilles. Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle’s novel, the Hound of the Baskervilles, was originally published as a novel in 1902. This was an age when many people were interested in historical matters to do with things like ancient documents and there ancestors. Many of the popular books were in the supernatural and detective genres. These books were particularly popular with male readers and this is often due to the amount of main characters being male....   [tags: English Literature]

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The Mystery Genre of Hound of the Baskervilles

- 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....   [tags: Papers]

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Watson in The Hound of the Baskervilles

- Comment on the way Conan Doyle uses the character of Watson in The Hound of the Baskervilles. Comment on the way Conan Doyle uses the character of Watson in “The Hound of the Baskervilles.” You should comment on: - What we know of Watson’s character - The voice which Conan Doyle gives Watson to narrate the story. - Why Watson is so important to the way the story works as an example of crime fiction. Arthur Conan Doyle wrote his first Sherlock Holmes novel in 1887 after becoming interested in crime and detectives....   [tags: English Literature]

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The Hound Of The Baskervilles by Conan Doyle

- The Hound Of The Baskervilles by Conan Doyle Conan Doyle is best known as the creator of Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Dr Watson. His stories about mysterious detection stories are still being read all over the world. Arther Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh in 1859. He spent a year in Austria before taking a degree in medicine. He later drew on the method of diagnosis for the basis for Sherlock Holmes's own deductive methods and 'Elementary' approach to solving mysteries....   [tags: Papers]

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The Hound Of The Baskervilles By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

- The Hound of the Baskervilles, written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is one of Doyle’s crime novels that features the detective Sherlock Holmes who seeks to solve the mystery of Sir Charles Baskerville’s death and separate the cause of Baskerville’s death from a family tale of a menacing hound. The Hounds of Baskerville, directed by Paul McGuigan, is a modern-day film adaptation of Doyle’s story. Compared to The Hound of the Baskervilles, the realistic aspect and the theme of immorality accompanied by the portrayal of the results of unethical science through the characters in The Hounds of Baskerville all work to support the idea that the story serves as a cautionary tale against the loss of mo...   [tags: Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes]

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Compare and Contrast the UC and the LC in “The Hound of the Baskervilles”

- “The Hound of the Baskervilles” demonstrated the differences between the upper class and the lower class and even between those people who were in the same class as each others at the end of the 19th century in England. Beside those differences, there were also some similarities between the two classes. In this essay, I will analyse how they are alike and different in some main aspects such as the belief in the curse, the relationship to the law, their mysterious actions, and especially the subjugation between people in the same class....   [tags: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle]

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Comparsion of Book and Movie of Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Doyle

- Between the book and the movie I prefer the movie. My reasoning for this is that the movie seemed much more interesting to me. It made much more sense. I also love who they chose to play the characters in the movie. Seemed much more interesting than the ones that were in the book. I must admit that the book was pretty good, though some of it I found rather boring. One thing I did not like about the movie is that they changed or added some details into the movie that the book did not have. The ending of the movie was much better then the ending in the book....   [tags: setting, book, movie, character]

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The Hound Of Baskervilles By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

- What’s Hidden Between the Lines. In The Hound of Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the reader can tell a lot about the characters and their relationships just through the dialogue alone. Sherlock Holmes is dominant, or the alpha, and plays the master role when it comes to working with his apprentice, John Watson. Watson plays the obedient apprentice who wants to make his master proud. The dialogue allows the readers to see what the author did not blatantly state. Through solely analyzing the dialogue, the readers are able to learn more and more in depth than the reader would by only initially reading the book....   [tags: Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle]

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The Popularity of The Hound of the Baskervilles in Victorian Times

- The Popularity of The Hound of the Baskervilles in Victorian Times In this essay I will be looking at some of the reasons why ‘the Hound of the Baskervilles’ was popular with Victorian readers. I will explain how cliff hangers worked and why the writers used them in most novels and chapters. There are many different themes n the story that was quite popular in the 1901’s when the story was first published. A few of those themes were designed for the higher majority of Victorians, the themes of order and chaos together with the confusion of science and religion....   [tags: Papers]

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The Hound of the Baskervilles - Women of the 18th Century

- The Hound of the Baskervilles - Women of the 18th Century The Hound of the Baskervilles is the tale of a mythical beast which is said to haunt the Baskerville family. The story centers around Dr. Watson, who is sent out by Sherlock Holmes to the Baskerville manor to uncover clues. Throughout the story, Arthur Conan Doyle depicts the dominant male figure of the 18th century, in which evil and wicked men were able to manipulate women. They were often used as tools to assist in their evil ploys or for sex, and were treated poorly and unequally....   [tags: English Literature Essays]

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The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle

- Arthur Conan Doyle - The Hound of The Baskervilles The Hound of the Baskervilles - GCSE Coursework Essay In this essay I aim to look at how the settings in Arthur Conan Doyle's novel The Hound of The Baskervilles affect the atmosphere of the book. I will discuss a number of areas of the novel among these how the main settings of the novel compare and contrast with each other, The history, description and pre-knowledge of the main settings, The characters reactions to their surroundings and whether this give us any clues to the mystery and the minor settings that contribute to the atmosphere....   [tags: English Literature]

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The Characters in The Hound Of The Baskervilles by Sherlock Holmes

- The Characters in The Hound Of The Baskervilles by Sherlock Holmes In the first chapter we see how intelligent Sherlock Holmes is, he shows his intelligence through his examination of Dr Mortimer's walking stick, it's as if Holmes is a sleuth. " I would suggest for example that a presentation to a doctor's more likely to come from a hospital than a hunt, and that when the entails C.C. are placed before that hospital the words Charing Cross very naturally suggests themselves." This shows that Holmes is observant as he is intelligent because he worked out from just two initials Dr Mortimer's occupation....   [tags: Papers]

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Dr Watson as the Narrator of The Hound of the Baskervilles

- Analyse the use of Dr Watson as the narrator of The Hound of the Baskervilles In this essay I am going to examine how Dr Watson is used as a narrator during the story of "The Hound of the Baskervilles". I will do this by talking about which character's personality is best suited, their ability at detective work and comparing other points. The novel was written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who was born in 1859. The book was published around 1902 and sold many copies. Doyle did not want to write any more stories but when the public started to crave another story, he then went back on his word to write "The Hound Of The Baskervilles", even though Holmes had been killed by his arch enemy Dr Moria...   [tags: English Literature]

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Symbols Loose on the Moor

- Symbolism is one of the common techniques that authors often use when writing a book. Symbolism is the usage of symbols to identify ideas and qualities by giving them symbolic meanings that are different from their literal meaning. Many authors use this technique to add depth and meaning to a complex idea and Arthur Conan Doyle, author of The Hound of the Baskervilles is no exception. Baskerville Hall, the hound and the moor are all examples of symbolism in the detective fiction, The Hound of the Baskervilles....   [tags: Doyle's Hound of the Baskervilles]

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The Moor Symbols the Merrier

- Symbolism gives deeper meaning to relatively ordinary objects, animals, and people. It is repeatedly used in literature to get across a deep meaning without fully explaining it in words, enhancing the story by making it flow smoother. In addition, it can be used to hint at key aspects of the story which helps the reader to better understand symbols. In mystery books it is utilized to help grasp what is meant and to better understand not only the situation, but the book as a whole. In the book, “ The Hound of the Baskervilles” by Arthur Conan Doyle, the moor, the hound of Baskervilles, and Baskervilles Hall are the most prominent symbols in the book....   [tags: The Hound of the Baskervilles by Conan Doyle]

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The Hound of the Baskervilles Plot Summary

- The story begins on Baker Street where Sherlock Holmes and Watson are trying to figure out who left a walking stick at Holmes's residence and as they figure out whose it is, its owner arrives. The cane belongs to Dr. Mortimier, who has rumours of a new mystery for famous Sherlock to solve. The mystery involves what seems to be a supernatural hound that is the cause of the deaths of a line of related Baskerville men. The stories began a few generations before Sherlock Holmes?s era. Hugo Baskerville was killed while riding out upon the moor....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Themes in Arthur Conan Doyle’s Novel, The Hound of the Baskervilles

- Themes are what drive a novel to completion and influence the author to write the story. Themes are the main and central idea of the novel and usually can be picked up on quickly. In Arthur Conan Doyle’s novel, The Hound of the Baskervilles, Doyle expresses his themes in numerous ways, some of which are subtle, while others are more obvious. The themes in the novel include science versus superstition, appearance versus reality, and trust and betrayal. In Doyle’s time, forensics and criminology sciences were on the rise, proving many myths at the time false....   [tags: Superstition, Appearance, Forensic]

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Hound of Baskervilles

- The Hound of Baskervilles The Hound of Baskervilles is a fictional mystery written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The Hound of Baskervilles was first published into book form in nineteen hundred twenty-seven by Liberty Weekly. Being one of the Sherlock Holmes mysteries The Hound of Baskervilles, is a very well known book. The setting of The Hound of Baskervilles is very significant to the story. Set in the seventeenth century in London then moving to a suburb of London, Devonshire, where the mystery begins....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Doyle's Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

- Doyle's Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh in 1859. He studied at Stony Hurst as a member of the Society of Jesus which was a religious order founded in the early sixteenth century. He graduated in medicine from Edinburgh in 1881, winning his doctorate in 1885. With his degree, he practised medicine at South Sea in the 1880s as well as other different locations....   [tags: Papers]

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Conan Doyle Creates Fear and Tension in The Hound of the Baskervilles

- This essay will explain how Conan Doyle creates fear and tension in The Hound of the Baskervilles, with particular reference. How effectively does Conan Doyle create fear and tension in The Hound of the Baskervilles. Discuss with particular reference to chapters 6 and 14 This essay will explain how Conan Doyle creates fear and tension in The Hound of the Baskervilles, with particular reference to chapters 6 and 14. Arthur Conan Doyle was born on May 22, 1859, in Edinburgh, Scotland. As a young man he seemed destined for a career in medicine....   [tags: English Literature]

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The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

- The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Examine how Conan Doyle establishes the setting for the novel in the opening four chapters. How effective do you consider this to be. “The Hound of the Baskervilles” was written in 1902 when the detective genre had been established in England for around 50 years, by authors such as Wilkie Collins and James Anderson who published “Murder She Wrote”. Arthur Conan Doyle contributed to the development of this genre by creating Sherlock Holmes & Dr.Watson in a range of popular short stories released in magazines....   [tags: English Literature]

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Compare and Contrast The Hound of the Baskervilles Movie and Book

- 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....   [tags: Sherlock Holmes, Film, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle]

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The Use Setting to Help Create Mystery in The Hound of the Baskervilles

- How does Doyle use setting to help create mystery in The Hound of the Baskervilles. Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh on 22 May 1859. He died in 1893. His first book he published was when he was still a student. In 1885 he married Louise Hawkins. Sherlock Holmes made his first appearance in a short novel called "A Study in Scarlet" which was printed in 1887. He continues to write thrilling stories until he realised he wanted to be known not just for Sherlock Holmes but wanted to get involved in other projects....   [tags: English Literature]

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A Victorian Battle: The Methods of Sherlock Holmes, as Depicted in The Hound of the Baskervilles v. Charles Darwin, in His Theory of Evolution

- A Victorian Battle: Holmes v. Darwin The Victorian society placed a strong value on professional and well-rounded scientists that were capable of making very rapid deductions to solve mysteries and to study and advance new medical breakthroughs. The Victorian age was filled with new discoveries and new notions and philosophies that changed England, Europe, and moreover, the world including: Darwin’s highly debated Theory of Evolution, Fleming’s discovery of Penicillin, the worldwide Industrial Revolution, and the invention of cars, telephones, and photography....   [tags: darwinism, evolutionary, mystery]

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How Conan Doyle Successfully Uses Setting in The Hound of the Baskervilles

- How Conan Doyle Successfully Uses Setting in The Hound of the Baskervilles Conan Doyle started his career as a doctor. He opened a surgery but was not very successful as he didn't have many patients. He needed money so he began to write short stories. He invented Sherlock Holmes in 1888 who featured in his stories as a private detective who possessed unusual analytical skills. The detective genre used in his stories was perfect for the time as there was a great interest in puzzles and psychology....   [tags: Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes Detective Stories]

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Symnbolism in the Hound of the Baskerville by Arthur Conan

- Symbolism is when authors use items to signify certain ideas by giving them a meaning that is different from what it literally represents. Most authors use this literary device in their books, because it adds to the deepness of the book. Symbolism allows the author to give a deeper meaning to a concept. In the classic mystery, The Hound of the Baskerville by Arthur Conan Doyle, symbolism is utilized. The three items that Doyle applied symbolism to were the moor, the hound and Stapleton’s nets. The moor is portrayed as darkness and eeriness....   [tags: moor, hound, nets, symbolism]

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Critical Approach to Man’s Use of Modern Technology; Tess and the Honud Character's Analysis

- Both Tess, of the D’Urbervilles, and The Hound, of the Baskervilles, take a critical approach to man’s use of modern technology is manners that impose on or damage the natural world. The theme is explored in several instances in Tess of the D’Urbervilles, with the first clear example being the death of the Durbeyville horse, Prince, by a modernized mail-cart. The new form of transportation sped along the road “like an arrow” and drove into the Durbeyville’s “slow and unlighted equipage. The pointed shaft of the cart had entered the breast of the unhappy Prince like a sword, and from the wound his life's blood was spouting in a stream....   [tags: man nature, baskervilles, d'urbervilles]

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Hounds Of The Baskerville

- The Hound of the Baskervilles Sir Aurthur Conan Doyle One night Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson came back to there office and found a walking cane. After finding this walking cane Holmes and Watson examined and made hypothesis of who could have left this walking canes here. After making a conclusion Dr. Mortimer came in the office with a case of homicide on Sir Charles Baskerville who had died that week. Dr. Mortimer explains what had happened to his friend. Dr. Mortimer thought that even though it was a clean death he thinks there is some foul play....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Exploring God Through The Hound of Heaven

- Exploring God Through The Hound of Heaven   Francis Thompson lived in London at the end of the nineteenth century. He led a life that was often out of accord with the will of God, but repented near the end of his life and found God. He wrote an autobiographical poem, "The Hound of Heaven", based on his experiences. By analyzing this poem and Thompson's message, we can learn the truth of the statement "God's greatest attribute is His mercy."    Thompson's troubles kicked off in the Soho district of London....   [tags: Hound of Heaven Essays]

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Suspense Makes a Great Mystery Novel

- Suspense is one of the deciding factors of what makes a good mystery novel. The anxiety and uncertainty of not knowing what will come next is a thrill for readers and makes it hard to put the book down until the end. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle loved putting suspense into his stories, especially in “The Hound of the Baskervilles” through descriptions, and “The Sign of The Four” through cliff hangers. Then showing a similarity between both books through the suspense of dialogue. “The Sign of The Four” is a thrill riding book that has suspense hidden everywhere, especially through the cliff hangers at the end of the chapters....   [tags: cliff-hangers, descriptions, dialogue]

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The Hound : A Psychoanalytic Analysis

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Analysis Of `` The Rainy Days ' And ' The Hound '

- Life Struggles: The Determination to Build Yourself Back Up Both Henry Longfellow and Robert Francis poems of “The Rainy Days” and “The Hound” describes that as long as one is live on this earth, there will be challenges they will face each and every day. These poems describes the importance of living. If one encounter a situation, they shouldn’t give up in life but to strive forward to achieve the goals they have always dreamed of. The usage of metaphor and the rhyming of the poems played a huge impact in idealism in the community....   [tags: Poetry, Rhyme, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow]

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Arthur Conan Doyle

- Although, the words were never actually uttered by Sherlock Holmes, the phrase “Elementary, my dear Watson,” has been stuck in minds since Arthur Conan Doyle first wrote about the famous detective. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, widely known for his stories about the great detective Sherlock Holmes, was born into poverty in Edinburg, Scotland on May 22, 1859. Doyle’s early life and later experiences with his medical career and religion helped influence stories centered around his most famous series and detective, Sherlock Holmes, along with Holmes’ best friend, John Watson....   [tags: sherlock holmes, detective, short stories]

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The Real Inspector Hound by Tom Stoppard

- ... Although the play is set in a theatre, the play within the play is set in Muldoon Manor, more specifically, “the drawing room of Lady Muldoon’s country residence one morning in early spring.” (pg.15). It is also revealed that this manor is moreover surrounded by “desolate marshes” (pg. 13), “deadly swamps and the fog” and near a “deserted cottage on the cliffs” (pg. 29). This exaggeration of the classic seclusion of characters is an unswerving parody of the required setting in crime fiction stories similar to Agatha Christie’s....   [tags: crime fiction, mysterious death]

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John Baskerville: An Influential Typographer

- Considered one of the most influential typographers in history, John Baskerville made a significant mark on the world of print and type founding. Although considered a failure at printing during his lifetime he produced some of the works we look to today when we speak of the development of the typography and printing fields. An influence to other well-known typographers such as Bodoni and Didot and printers such as Benjamin Franklin, Baskervilles’ works met with hostility in the English Isles. Baskerville was more than a typographer; he was an artist, printer and stonecutter....   [tags: Printing, Typography Japanning]

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Garamond And Baskerville : Typography As Art

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The Real Inspector Hound.

- The Real Inspector Hound Contrasting settings, ideals and people dominate The Real Inspector Hound. Almost every character has an opposite, and is otherwise totally unique. Cynthia is opposite to Felicity, Simon is the contrast of Magnus, and so on. Tom Stoppard has included these contrasts for a variety of reasons and effects that combine to create the disturbing effect of the play incredibly effectively. But what individual effects do his characters create by opposing each other so accurately....   [tags: Papers]

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In What Way is Sherlock Holmes the Embodiment of Victorian Ideas of Progress?

- In What Way Is Sherlock Holmes The Embodiment Of Victorian Ideas Of Progress. “I had no keener pleasure than following Holmes in his professional investigations, and in admiring the rapid deductions, as swift as intuitions, and yet always founded on a logical basis, with which he unravelled the problems which were submitted to him.” The Victorians valued ‘professional’ scientists that were able to make ‘rapid deductions’ to solve mysteries and to research new medical cures. The Victorian era was full of new discoveries and new thoughts and theories that changed England and the world....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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Stonecutting Lead to Success for John Baskerville

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Tess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

- ... Alec abandons Tess “upon the dead leaves” in The Chase, which is “one of the few remaining woodlands in England of undoubted primeval date” (Hardy). The fact that Alec takes advantage of Tess, who is described as “a figure which is part of the landscape,” in an ancient forest emphasizes how invasive the presence of industry, which Alec embodies, was becoming in the 20th century (Hardy). The exploitation of Tess parallels the abuse that modern agricultural technology was exhibiting on the longstanding farmlands of England....   [tags: scientific community, Dissonance]

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Symbols in Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury

- Since no one can definitely “know” what the future offers, the future represents the beauty of hope. Several writers explore the future through science fiction. One of the most distinguished and prolific writers of science fiction is Ray Bradbury. Although the setting of his famous novel, Fahrenheit 451, is in some future time, the society shown in this setting seems sadly stark, almost hopeless. In a world pervaded with mindless, hedonistic, and destructive individuals, intellect, morality, and creativity have all but vanished....   [tags: the sieve, the hound, fire]

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Understanding And Interpretation Of The Film ' Organic Connection With The Problem That Arises From Them And Requires Reflection

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The Real Inspector Hound by Tom Stoppard

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Crime Fiction in Arthur Doyles’s "The Hounds of Baskerville" and Alfred Hitchcock´s "Rear Window"

- Popular crime fiction has tended to maintain and challenge the traditional conventions of the established genre for its own contextual purpose. The generations holds Arthur Doyles’s “ The Hounds of Baskerville“ as one of the most endearing classics, revolving around the brilliant deductions of the enigmatic Sherlock Holmes, establishing a series of conventions that were to serve as a catalyst for future writers. In this sense, Alfred Hitchcock’s own “Rear Window” exhibits a more liberal, postmodern approach that embeds itself in the contemporary consciousness due to the manipulations of its key conventional concerns, particularly the sleuth hero and the clue puzzle....   [tags: Detective, Sleuth, Clue]

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Technology - Use It Or Abuse It

- ... It is also a powerful force in the modern day. It is so influential it can actually change people. Everybody has their own unique personality. They also have their own opinions that they believe strongly in. However, many people may change when pressure from technology is applied. One such example is the Mechanical Hound. The Mechanical Hound is an engineering marvel. Not only can it swiftly capture prey, but it can kill it just as quick. “The Hound leapt up into the air with a rhythm and sense of timing that was incredibly beautiful....   [tags: social media, computer, mechanical hound]

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The Mystery Of Agatha Christie

- Born in Torquay, England, Agatha Christie was introduced into the cutting edge of the mystery movement. Famous writers such as Edgar Allen Poe and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle led the mystery movement. Christie’s introduction into this enigmatic style of writing began with, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, published in 1920, which was an instant hit with the masses. However, arguably Christie’s most famous and critically acclaimed novel, And Then There Were None, gave a new objective to mystery novels....   [tags: Arthur Conan Doyle, Detective fiction]

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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The Influence of Sherlock Holmes

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The Character of Sherlock Holmes in 'Sir Arthur' by Conan Doyle

- The Character of Sherlock Holmes in 'Sir Arthur' by Conan Doyle Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the renowned author who gave birth to the extraordinary crime detective tales of Sherlock Holmes. Conan Doyle was born on May 22, 1859, in Edinburgh and educated at Stonyhurst College and the University of Edinburgh. From 1882 to 1890 he practiced medicine in Southsea, England. A Study in Scarlet, the first of 60 stories featuring Sherlock Holmes, appeared in 1887. The characterization of Holmes, his ability of ingenious deductive reasoning, was based on one of the author's own university professors....   [tags: Papers]

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The Speckled Band and Lamb to the slaughter

- Discussing The Speckled Band and Lamb to the slaughter. British writer, creator Sherlock Holmes, the best-known detective in literature and the embodiment of sharp reasoning. Doyle himself was not a good example of rational personality: he believed in fairies and was interested in occultism. Sherlock Holmes stories have been translated into more than fifty languages, and made into plays, films, radio and television series, a musical comedy, a ballet, cartoons, comic books, and advertisement. By 1920 Doyle was one of the most highly paid writers in the world....   [tags: English Literature]

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The Glorified Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

- The Glorified Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle "How'd you figure that out Sherlock?" This is an expression used today, in complete sarcasm of course. Some people don't realize where this came from. Ultimately it came from the mind of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Doyle was born in Scotland, raised in the medical field, even became a doctor and slowly transgressed to be one of the most remembered and well known writers of all time, and handsomely paid of course. Arthur Ignatius Conan Dolye was brought into this world on May 22, 1859 in Edinburgh Scotland....   [tags: Biography Arthur Doyle]

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Why Is Dr.Watson Important to Sherlock Holmes

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Slow and Steady Wins the Race: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradburry

- ... However, Montag did not heed the hound’s warning and because of his stubbornness they would one day meet again. After Montag murdered Beatty and everything broke loose to stop him; the hound was the first thing coming. Ever since the first warning, Montag decided not to pay attention to the hound for a while and go about his law breaking business but the hound remembered. Then while Montag was in shock of Beatty’s dead body the hound, “made a single last leap into the air coming down at Montag… He felt it scrabble and seize his leg and stab the needle in for a moment before the fire snapped the Hound up in the air…” (114)....   [tags: greed, motivation, old montag]

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Censorship in Dystopia in Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451"

- Ray Bradbury comments the censorship in the future, even though this novel was written in the early 1950's by showing these same ideas in a dystopian novel called Fahrenheit 451. He shows the readers how terrible censorship really is by writing about it in his novel. In Fahrenheit 451, Bradbury uses "technological controls", such as television and seashells, to show the reader about how controlled the public is by the government and how their minds are being controlled by these certain technologies in the twenty-first century....   [tags: Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451]

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Symbolism in Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

- Ray Bradbury’s satire, Fahrenheit 451, is a novel full of symbols criticizing the modern world. Among those symbols appears The Hound. The Hound’s actions and even its shape are reflections of the society Bradbury has predicted to come.      Montag’s world continues on without thought; without any real reason. There is no learning, no growth, and no purpose. “The Mechanical Hound slept but did not sleep, lived but did not live in its gently humming, gently vibrating, softly illuminated kennel back in the dark corner of the firehouse'; (24), wrote Bradbury to describe this hound....   [tags: Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury]

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