Baskervilles Essay Topics

How does conan doyle use setting in the hound of the baskervilles?

The novel ‘Hound of the Baskervilles’ is a murder mystery novel based on an ancient legend of a ghostly dog that’s haunting one family. It is thought to be something supernatural that gives the book a sinister atmosphere created well by the author. The book was published as a serial in 1901 and went on… View Article

Hound of the baskervilles

Conan Doyle writes the text I am studying and the novel is “The Hound of the Baskervilles” it is a story where a phantom hound is supposedly killing off members of the Baskerville bloodline. So Sir Henry calls upon Sherlock Holmes to investigate along with Watson and hopefully lay the myth to rest forever. In… View Article

Hound of the Baskervilles

Sir Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh on 22nd May 1859. He was one of ten children, three of whom died in childhood. Arthur attended Hodder Preparatory School and then Stonyhurst College in Lancashire. After leaving school, Conan Doyle went to Edinburgh to study medicine. Here he met Dr Joseph Bell, who became the model… View Article

Sherlock Holmes

What are the features which make a good detective story? Analyse The Hound of the Baskervilles and comment on the elements which Conan Doyle employs to make it a classic in this genre. Detective stories have always been and will probably always be very popular, there are many features that make detective stories enjoyable for… View Article

Hound of the Baskerville

In this gothic novel, logic and supernatural collide a lot of times over the course of the story. Logic is something that can be explained using facts and also by finding the cause and effects to prove something. Mean while on the other hand Supernatural is something beyond human powers. In the Hound of the… View Article

The hound of the baskervilles

On this page it describes the almost miraculous transformation between the city and the country. As they watch from the train they see how it affects them. They see that Sir Henry seems to have almost become ignited, with the prospect of going to his family home. (All quotes are in italics) “There he sat,… View Article

Analyse Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles

These two findings are very important as they provide the reader with shocking information. This is because we discover that Mr and Mrs “Stapleton” are actually husband and wife. Even more we realise that Mr and Mrs “Stapleton” are actually the Vandeleurs. As a result of this great deception the finger points to Mr and… View Article