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The Hound of the Baskervilles Chapter VII

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Stapleton is remarkably similar in attitude and appearance to his father Rodger and the wicked Hugo. Mortimer had recently toured him through the yew alley where Sir Charles died. Stapleton as being a villain for hurting her is an obvious sign of malevolence and clearly shows his disposition This is not the last method of Characterization for all four are needed to completely identify a character. Lestrade Lestrade is a police detective who comes to the moor when Holmes believes there is enough evidence available to arrest Jack Stapleton. A figure is silhouetted on a hill in the distance. Evidence starts to mount up pretty quickly that something's a little off. Meanwhile, the look of the movie is cheap and stagey while Moore's piano score is out of place in a comedy.

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The Hound of the Baskervilles Chapter VII

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They walk towards the house, and Stapleton reveals that he had once managed a school, but lost it when an epidemic took the lives of three students. If the convict is a simple murderer, he is also simply born, related by blood to the Baskerville's domestic help. Gaul is divided into Three parts, now you willsee Mlle Bardot. By now, Holmes has solved the case: The Stapletons are illegitimate descendants of Sir Hugo and are next in line to inherit the Baskerville fortune and mansion if all of the Baskervilles perish. After a while, Barrymore groaned and then left for his room. Several factors - the townspeople whom Watson sees as primitive, the figure in the distance, and of course the sound of the hound - all feed this strange atmosphere. What makes her any different from the totally English Laura Lyons, the other woman in this novel who also has a thing for Stapleton and eventually turns on him? Holmes then questions Bishop Frankland about a tarantula missing from the bishop's collection, and deduces that it may have been the same one encountered in London.

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SparkNotes: Hound of the Baskervilles: Mr. Jack Stapleton

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He visits the postmaster at nearby Grimpen, who had insisted that he placed the initial telegram directly into Barrymore's hands. Sherlock Holmes acude en ayuda de Henry Baskerville, quien está bajo una maldición familiar y amenazado por un perro demoníaco que merodea las turberas cerca de su propiedad y asesina gente. Doyle is not simply staging an homage to this tradition, however. Roger bought and trained a large hound dog to attack specific victims in his grand scheme to steal the fortune and kept it hidden in a mine in the middle of the moors, where is cries of hunger and pain could sometimes be heard. In the last section of the letter, Watson describes what he considers the most essential element of his visit thus far: the continuing mystery of the Barrymores. Even the hound, already a vicious creature, becomes even wilder in his hands.

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How was Stapleton a Baskerville in Hound of the Baskervilles

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Sherlock Holmes comes to the aid of his friend Henry Baskerville, who is under a family curse and menaced by a demonic dog that prowls the bogs near his estate and murders people. After the failure of that venture due to an epidemic, he lived for a while on robbery, and eventually plotted to kill off the remaining Baskervilles, in order to get the inheritance money that would come from the estate. After the Stapletons departed, Watson approached Sir Henry, and apologized for snooping, explaining that he was only keeping his promise to Holmes. Laura Lyons Laura Lyons is Old Frankland's daughter and Stapleton's mistress. Watson wonders at the butler's lie and at the woman's tears, speculating that perhaps Barrymore was the bearded stranger back in London. Also, Watson's voyeuristic nature is made explicit in the letters. However knowing there evidence would not stand up in court of law, Holmes planned a trap, by pretending that he and Watson were forced to return to London the next morning and encouraging Sir Henry to except the invitation to dine with the Stapleton's.

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The Hound of the Baskervilles

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~SamanthieR The Hound of the Baskervilles takes place on the moor, which is a dark, murky, swamp-filled area in England. But Conan Doyle structures his plot so we get rewarded if we read closely. Though observant, Watson lacks Holmes's imagination and analytical ability. It details the story of investigating a mystery surrounding a noble family out on the Dartmoor moors in Devonshire, England. Watson remembers the case: Selden was convicted of murdering a number of ; due to his being found insane, he was sentenced to instead of hanging. He indicated the figure to Sir Henry, but it disappeared before the latter saw it. Holmes' solution to the case ultimately frees him.

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Hound of the Baskervilles Flashcards

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Stapleton attacks Watson with the legendary curved dagger used by Sir Hugo, but Watson shoots and wounds him. He killed Sir Charles, attempted to do the same to Sir Henry, and likely committed several other crimes, all in the pursuit of an inheritance and quick money. They are no longer protected by bustling, urban life, which tends to support a more rational outlook. Barrymore could have the manor to themselves, but he admits that theory is inadequate. It is based on Arthur Conan Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles.

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How was Stapleton a Baskerville in Hound of the Baskervilles

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Holmes deduces this after questioning Barrymore about the missing portrait; it was stolen because it revealed the fingers on Sir Hugo's right hand were webbed just like Stapleton's. It is Stapleton, rather than Frankland, who is an acknowledged expert in entomology in the novel. Suddenly, Stapleton goes bounding off after a butterfly, and Watson finds himself face to face with Miss Stapleton, who has walked up unnoticed. First of all, Hound, or hounds, is a Sherlock Holmes adventure. In the distance, Watson noticed a figure silhouetted by the lightning. The doctor is equally off-put by Stapleton's subsequent mention of Sherlock Holmes, but he quickly realizes that his friend's celebrity status has preceded him, and tells the inquisitive Stapleton that Holmes is occupied in London. The Hound of the Baskervilles is a crime novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle featuring the detective Sherlock Holmes.

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Hound of the Baskervilles Flashcards

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Furthermore, there is the matter of family connections. Holmes and Watson pursue Stapleton with the intent of capturing him so that he cannot harm anyone else. The night before writing this letter, Watson had awoken at 2:00 a. One night thinking he would get Sir Henry, Roger released the hound, however instead of Sir Henry it killed the escaped convict, who was wearing Sir Henry's clothes his sister being a servant in the household had supplied them Roger went to investigate the death, but found Watson and Holmes already there Holmes having secretly been on the scene the whole time and only pretending to be in London to throw Roger off the trail he managed to pretend his surprise quite convincingly. Once it was discovered that she was missing, Hugo Baskerville sent dogs to retrieve her. The Baskerville hound howls, causing Sir Henry to suffer a minor.


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The Hound of the Baskervilles Characters

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He is the one people turn to, as Dr. Stapleton is a worthy adversary because of his birthright. It is notable that Dr. Though not initially superstitious, he later grows anxious over the legend. His real name is Roger Baskerville.

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