How could Baskerville Hall be described?
Arthur Conan Doyle provides the reader with many rich descriptions of Baskerville Hall. In Chapter Six, readers get their first look at the exterior of the residence, and it's a bleak one. After passing through a gate described as "…a maze of fantastic tracery in wrought iron, with weather-bitten pillars on either side, blotched with lichens, and surmounted by the boars’ heads," Watson and Sir Henry look down a long drive "to where the house glimmered like a ghost at the farther end."
The whole front, says Watson, was draped in ivy, "with a patch clipped bare here and there where a window or a coat of arms broke through the dark veil." He goes on to describe the building in...
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