This gothic setting is the most likely place to set a monster/werewolf story, being the setting for many monster films and texts, with one of the most memorable being arthur conan doyle's hound of the baskervilles.
The terrible occurrence happens at night time, demonstrating the gothic element similarly, a murder occurs at night in murder on the orient express the murder in this story, like the one in the other mystery novel, the hound of the baskervilles, happens at night time. Gothic (like the fantastic) places the “real” under scrutiny: transforms the familiar (domesticity) into the unfamiliar (a prison house): creates otherness by displacing the boundaries of reality. Gothic fiction is supposed to frighten you it also, characteristically, has dark, over-the-top imagery, melodrama, maidens in peril, things going bump in the night, madness, and supernatural elements.
The hound of the baskervilles is set prior to the events at the reichenbach falls, but the book’s phenomenal success persuaded conan doyle to revive sherlock holmes permanently in ‘the adventure of the empty house’, a short story published in 1903 but set in the quintessentially ‘holmesian’ setting of the victorian fin de siècle. Baskerville shuddered as he looked up the long, dark drive to where the house glimmered like a ghost at the farther end (642) give us a sec—we'll be out from under the covers in a minute in some ways, holmes is the antidote to the gothic elements in the novel he's too practical and grounded to get carried away by the creepy atmosphere. A mini two-week unit of work analysing gothic literature by focusing on extracts from the novel 'hound of the baskervilles.
Gothic elements in sir arthur conan doyle’s sherlock holmes stories a thesis submitted to the graduate school of social sciences of middle east technical university.
The hound of the baskervilles follows most of the conventions of the gothic genre which include mystery, depression, the supernatural, ancient prophesies, criminals, a damsel in distress and death the gothic background, with which the victorian audience would have familiar, is very important in creating a sense of a gloomy, daunting atmosphere. Baskerville hall is the classic gothic spooky old house it is mysterious, desolate, isolated, very old, and lonely baskerville hall is located on the moorland in southern england it was built.
Sherlock holmes and the hound of the baskervilles is a casual game by frogwares it departs from the original plot by introducing clear supernatural elements despite its non-canonical plot, it received good reviews related works the movie the life and death of colonel blimp (1941) makes references to the hound of the baskervilles. Thus, the purpose of this seminar paper is to lay the focus on gothic elements and detective fiction in one particular sherlock holmes story, the hound of the baskervilles hence, the structure of the paper will be as follows.