The Characters in The Hound Of The Baskervilles by Sherlock Holmes

The Characters in The Hound Of The Baskervilles by
Sherlock Holmes
by Lillian Bonar
Essay: The Characters in The Hound Of The Baskervilles by Sherlock Holmes
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The Characters in The Hound Of The Baskervilles by Sherlock Holmes
In the first chapter we see how intelligent Sherlock Holmes is, he
shows his intelligence through his examination of Dr Mortimer's
walking stick, it's as if Holmes is a sleuth. " I would suggest for
example that a presentation to a doctor's more likely to come from a
hospital than a hunt, and that when the entails C.C. are placed before
that hospital the words Charing Cross very naturally suggests
themselves." This shows that Holmes is observant as he is intelligent
because he worked out from just two initials Dr Mortimer's occupation.
But we also see how lazy Holmes is in this chapter he demonstrates
this by looking at the silver coffee pot and seeing what Watson was
doing instead of turning around and looking at him," Well, Watson,
what do you make of it?" said Holmes, "Holmes was sitting to his back
to me, and I had given him no sign of my occupation, how did you know
what I was doing? I believe you have eyes at the back of your head."
said Watson " I have at least, a well-polished, silver-plated
coffee-pot in front of me," said Holmes. This shows that Holes is a
cleaver, but lazy character.
When Holmes first meats Dr Mortimer he shows a little anger towards
Mortimer's assumptions," Recognizing, as I do that you are the second
height expert in Europe, to the man of precisely scientific mind
always apply strongly".
height expert in Europe, to the man of precisely scientific mind
always apply strongly".
As you would think Holmes would feel really insulted to hear this
which he is ," Then had you not better consult him" says Holmes. I
trust, sir, that I have not inadvertently" says Mortimer. Holmes says,
"Just a little" homes reaction shows that ...