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Hound of the Baskervilles

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Study Questions and Suggested Essay Topics

Suggestions for Further Reading

How is Stapleton related to Sir Henry Baskerville?

Why does Stapleton pretend his wife is his sister?

Why does Sir Henry loose two boots in London?

Who established the Baskerville curse?

Who took advantage of the Baskerville curse?

What substance does Stapleton use to make his hound look scary?

What role does the escaped convict play in Stapleton's scheme?

What happens to Henry at the end of the story?

How did Sir Charles die?

With whom does Stapleton share an eerie resemblance?

Why does the hound kill the escaped convict?

Why does Laura Lyons refuse to tell anyone why she missed her late-night appointment with Sir Charles?

Who let the dogs out?

Why wasn't Mrs. Stapleton at dinner on the night Sir Henry was attacked?

Where does Holmes send Cartwright in search of the cut up newspaper?

When is the only time in the book that Holmes is proven wrong?

Who is Frankland?

Why is Mrs. Barrymore crying?

Why do the Barrymores really want to leave Baskerville Hall?

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Agent Cartwright

by Rupesh9717, February 26, 2014

He was the help of Holmes in London and even in the Devonshire

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Agent Cartwright

by Rupesh9717, February 26, 2014

He was the helper of Holmes in London and even in the Devonshire

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by abhi4675, March 19, 2014

So I have a question

Why did the author use a hound to kill a character instead when he could have killed he by a human?

I have to write a essay. So detailed explaination would be great.

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