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The Hound Of The Baskervilles Essay

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Imagine this Sherlock Holmes and his trusted sidekick Watson sitting around in an old county townhouse. When suddenly there comes a knocking and a scratching at the front door.Did you imagine it? Did it seem real or is it just the work of fiction to you.In hound of the Baskervilles Sherlock Holmes and Watson are out to seek a phantom dog that has fiery eyes and that is killing everyone of the bakervilles from medieval times unto the present with the most recent kill Sir Henry Baskervilles uncle, Sir Charles. With a killer running free on the ...view middle of the document...

In this story, like so many others, the exposition gets us into the story and creates a sense of perspective. Here Dr. Mortimer tells Holmes and Watson of the curse plauging the Baskerville family. He tells the story of the first dog eating family member named Hugo and Dr. Mortimer tells about all the neighbors and events recently happening on the moor.Though many things make up the "rising action" of the plot line only one really contributes to it. Watson having discovering the remains of a burnt letter goes to the town of Coombe Tracey in the hunt of a mystery lady that had a meeting with Sir Charles at the exact time and place of his death.We all know the Climax in a story is the turning point, and this story it is no different. The one thing that is a turning point of the story is when Watson discovers that the mysterious man living on the moor is non-other then his partner Sherlock Holmes.Now that Watson and Holmes were working together on the case it was easy for them to see who the murderer was. They set up a trap and went after the beastly dog and its master.After solving the case and two others, one night Watson asks Holmes how he came to the conclusion of the killer before he had.

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