THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES

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THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES by Mind Map: THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES

1. SETTING

1.1. The story is set in the moors of Devon and takes place in and around the Merripit house.

2. CHARACTERS

2.1. Sherlock Holmes

2.2. Dr. Watson

2.3. Sir Charles Baskerville

2.4. Sir Henry Baskerville

2.5. Stapleton

2.6. Beryl Stapleton

2.7. Lestrade

2.8. Barrymore

2.9. Sir Hugo Baskerville

2.10. A Hound, Demon Dog

3. EVENTS

3.1. Holmes and Dr. Watson are investigating the mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville and they find that there is a threat to Sir Henry Baskerville's life too. Holmes is suspicious about Stapleton, as he has a motive for murder.

3.2. Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson and Lestrade hide themselves near the window of the Merripit house to catch the culprit and save Sir Henry's life, while Sir Henry & Stapleton are inside the Merripit house. By the time, a fog blocks their sight and they suddenly spot the hound, an enormous coal-black creature.

3.3. The demon dog, a dreadful creature tries to spring upon Henry with its four- feet pawing the air and it fell limp on one side. Finally, Sir Henry's life was saved and the hound is dead. .

4. FACTS

4.1. The local people have a blind belief that Sir Charles' death is connected to a 200 year-old family curse. And so, a demon dog is trying to seek revenge against the Baskervilles.

4.2. But, Holmes suspects Stapleton. According to Holmes' thoughts, Stapleton was the culprit, who sent the demon dog to kill the Baskervilles and inherit their fortune.

5. KEY WORDS

5.1. Merripit House

5.2. Phosphorus

5.3. The demon dog

5.4. The moors

5.5. Mire

5.6. Baskerville

5.7. Curse

6. KEY SENTENCES

6.1. The mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville is investigated.

6.2. The people think that Sir Charles's death is connected to a 200 year old curse.

6.3. A dense, white fog hung over the mire and was slowly moving towards them.

6.4. Between the fog Sherlock Holmes, Watson and Lestrade saw a hound, an enormous coal-black creature. A hound that human eyes had never seen.

6.5. The beast sprang upon it's victim, hurled Sir Henry down to the ground and reached for his throat.

6.6. The Hound was shot by Holmes and then the creature fell limp on it's side.

6.7. Sir Henry breathed a prayer of thanks to Holmes as they had been on time and saved his life.

7. PLOT

7.1. Sherlock Holmes & Dr. Watson are investigating the mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville, and reveals that there is a threat to Sir Henry's life too.

7.2. The local people think that Sir Charles' death is connected to a 200 year-old family curse and a monstrous demon dog roams the moors and seeks revenge against the Baskervillres.

7.3. Holmes and Watson go to the Baskerville Hall & becomes suspicious about Stapleton as he has a motive for murder.

7.4. So Holmes, Watson & Lestrade walk forward to the Merripit house to save Sir Henry and catch the culprit.

7.5. They hide themselves and Watson peeped into the window, where Sir Henry and Stapleton were sitting and discussing something. Stapleton spoke casually but Sir Henry looked pale out of fear.

7.6. Abruptly, a dense white fog came and blocked their way. By the time, unexpectedly they spot the hound, a giant coal-black creature with eyes glowed and flaming jaws.

7.7. The Hound sprang upon & feared Sir Henry as it tried to attack him. But, Holmes immediately emptied his revolver and shot that beast cold-blooded.

7.8. Soon Sir henry recovered, and he was grateful to Holmes for saving his life.

7.9. Finally, Holmes, Watson, Lestrade and Sir Henry leaped forward into the Merripit house, where Stapleton was found dead, having slipped and fallen into the mire.

7.10. Sir Henry's life was finally saved and the hound fell limp, leaving a gasp of shock in Sir Henry and he fainted.

8. LANGUAGE USED IN THE TEXT

8.1. The Story "HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLLES" is a story of mystery and suspense which generates curiosity in the reader's mind.

9. CLIMAX AND THE PROCEEDINGS

9.1. Sherlock Holmes shot the enormous coal-black hound and finally it fell limp on it's side. Sir Henry was shocked looking at the creature and he fainted. Soon, Sir Henry got retrieved and thanked Sherlock Holmes for saving his life from danger. Dr. Watson and Holmes were relieved as they saved Henry's life and then walked towards the Baskerville Hall. In a room, they found Beryl Stapleton in the Merripit House. Beryl Stapleton took them to Stapleton secret hideout. There they found Stapleton dead, having slipped and fallen into the mire.