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Hound of the Baskervilles coursework.

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  • Essay length: 2987 words
  • Submitted: 26/01/2004
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GCSE Arthur Conan Doyle

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Hound of the Baskervilles coursework.

This piece of coursework aims to show how Arthur Conan Doyle uses the setting and language to successfully create atmosphere and tension in the story of "The Hound of the Baskervilles" Arthur Conan Doyle lived in London in the late 19th century. His career was not exactly very successful in the early stages of his life. It started as him being a doctor onboard a ship, he was then an general practitioner in Southsea, but this career did not work for him either, and later he became an unsuccessful optician! So Doyle made the decision to dedicate himself to writing. Undoubtedly his most famous works are the adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Watson. They were loved by all the public, who made Holmes a cult figure.

At the time, the streets of London were full of crime. There were uncountable murders occurring and there was always someone breaking the law, whether it was petty theft, stealing, or even murder. The police force at the time were very disorganised and undisciplined and there were only a few of them who actually did their jobs properly and an even smaller number that were actually

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