The Hounds Of The Baskervilles

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Book Report Title of Book: Sherlock Holmes, The hound of the Baskervilles.

Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Does this book have an introduction? No this book does not have an introduction.

Does it have a preface? No this book does not have a preface.

What is the difference between an introduction and a preface? The difference between an introduction and a preface is that an introduction usually tells you what the story is about in the beginning. A preface is a brief statement about the story.

How many chapters are there? There are 15 chapters in my story.

Chapter 1: Sherlock Holmes, main character; Dr.Watson, assistant; Dr.Mortimer; friend; Sir Charles Baskerville, victim.

Chapter 2: Sir Henry Baskerville, friend of victim; Lynda Lyons, friend of victim; The Barrymores, neighbors of the victim; The Stapletons, neighbors of the Barrymores; Selden, brother of Ms.Barrymore.

Note: these characters appeared in all the chapters in this story.

Setting: Charing Cross ( London ) 1884. This is a small town. It was haunted by a hound from hell. There was a hospital a couple miles away from town. Each chapter is based on one setting.

Events: Sir Charles Baskerville is killed.

Seldon falls off some rocks and dies.

The giant hellhound attacks Mr.Holmes.

Vocabulary Chapter 1: 1. Infrequent: Mr. Sherlock Holmes, who was usually very late in the mornings, save upon those not INFREQUENT occasions when be was up all night, was seated at the breakfast table.

Infrequent- Adjective. Not frequent; rare.

2. Erroneous: I am afraid my dear Watson, that most of your conclusions were ERRONEOUS.

Erroneous- Adjective. Incorrect.

Amiable: As to the adjectives, I said, if I remember right, AMIABLE, unambitious, and absent-minded.

Amiable- Adjective. Good-natured.