The Hound of the Baskervilles Topics for Discussion

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Why do you think that Sherlock Holmes is one of the most famous and most admired characters in literature?

In what ways is Dr.Watson the ideal friend and foil for Sherlock Holmes?

Why didn't Sir Henry Baskerville marry Beryl Stapleton?

How does Sir Doyle create complex memorable characters? Give at least four examples of such complexity from The Hound of the Baskervilles.

Sherlock Holmes would examine a crime scene for clues and work backwards. How is this relevant today? In what ways did Doyle anticipate modern scientific "Crime Scene Investigation?"

Do you think it is possible to become as observant as Sherlock Holmes was? Discuss whether his methods of deductive reasoning can be applied in everyday life.

Give at least five clues that were obvious to the solution of the mystery that Dr. Watson did not interpret correctly but Sherlock Holmes saw early on and used...

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