Total: $0.00Close Cart
eBook & Document Store
The Hound of the Baskervilles Teaching Unit
Excerpt From this Document
- How does Doyle use mood, setting, and tone to make the novel more interesting?
- Explain in what way Watson could be considered a foil in the work.
- Are the characters in The Hound of the Baskervilles round or flat? Give examples to support your argument.
- The tone of the book changes as the characters approach Baskerville Hall. Describe the change and find a passage that represents the attitude that the characters have toward Baskerville Hall.
- Why does Doyle choose to have the story narrated by Dr. Watson?
- Using examples from the story, describe how Sherlock Holmes uses his scientific method to solve the mystery.
- What is the social class of the characters in this story? What can you tell about Doyle’s attitude toward the social class issues of his day?
- Write a character analysis essay comparing and contrasting the two main characters in the novel, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.
- Explain why Doyle’s series of mystery novels featuring Sherlock Holmes stand out from all other mystery novels and have become classic works of literature.
- What is the theme of the novel?
- Discuss how Sherlock Holmes’ manner of solving problems has become a literary cliché.
About this Document
A teaching unit and individual learning packet from Prestwick House. Includes the following: comprehensive chapter-by-chapter study guides for students; questions suitable for essay topics or discussion; vocabulary lists; multiple-choice and essay test with answer key; introductory material from Prestwick House to familiarize both students and teachers with the work.