Research Paper On The Hound Of The Baskervilles

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“The Hound of the Baskervilles” Research Paper Sir Arthur Conan Doyle has created many countless works of literature that are considered to be great. Among these great works of literature is a series of stories known as Sherlock Holmes. Sherlock Holmes is composed of many stories including but not limited to: “Scandal in Bohemia”, “Giant Rat of Sumatra”, “The Speckled Band”, and “The Hound of the Baskervilles” (Pascal72). The Sherlock Holmes series is some of Doyle’s most well known work; more so, the Sherlock series is just as popular today as it was when it first was printed. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes work can be linked backed to his life in many ways. It can even be said that much…show more content…
Many people and life moments collectively influenced the whole series, especially “The Hound of the Baskervilles”. “The Hound of Baskervilles” is one of Doyle’s most well known pieces of Sherlock Holmes for a reason. The plot is so in depth, dark, sinister, and well written. The tone of the work starts out gloomy right away which in return creates a intriguing mood right away. Also the main characters differ from one another greatly and each have their own characteristics. The theme is so actively portrayed throughout the story. That is why “The Hound of the Baskervilles” is so well known. The theme of “The Hound of the Baskervilles” is natural versus supernatural. From the start of the story you instantly feel that super natural side of the theme creep up. When James Mortimer reads the pocket manuscript from Sir Charles Baskervilles and says, “…standing over Hugo, and plucking at his throat, there stood a foul thing, a great, black beast, shaped like a hound, yet larger than any hound that ever mortal eye has rested upon” (Doyle13). When you read this excerpt from James Mortimer you instantly feel

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