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Hound of Baskervilles Characters

Development of Major Characters
Throughout The Hound of The Baskervilles, one of the most famous stories out of the Sherlock Holmes collection written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the development of the major characters stays almost static.Not much change is gone through by the major character, being the extremely wise and intelligent Sherlock Holmes.Other people come in and out of the story but have no real substance in the plot.Cracking mysteries by looking for clues with everyone thing that comes in his way, Holmes never sees anything for just what they are.Instead, being the keen and perceptive man that he is, he looks deeper than the surface for any evidence that stands out to help him to solve a mystery.He lacks a sense of humor or any other sort of personality of that matter.He is all business and has no time for anything else, not a girlfriend or wife, not even many friends at all.Holmes only has one rapport, and that is his trusty partner Watson who, it seems, is only there for his company.Holmes character is established at the very start of the novel and stays the same throughout.
From beginning to end, Holmes is the same man.A man of mystery, a man who could take a piece of grass and tell how old it is.He has skills that not many possess when it comes to looking for clues to a crime or other mystery.His mind thinks in ways different than the average person, and expresses this skill with ideas that he evokes."The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes" (41) is what Holmes explains to Watson to why he notices such hidden clues of which Watson never picks up.To Holmes though they are not hidden, but are so evident that they just come to him on instant.To show the unvarying character of Holmes, at the end of the story he makes a comment to Watson after the whole mystery is solved as to how he accomplished it.
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