The Hound of the Baskervilles: Plot & Main Characters

MAIN CHARACTERS Sherlock Holmes: The detective Dr. Watson: Holmes’s friend as well as his agent Sir Henry Baskerville: The son of Sir Charles’s younger brother Dr. James Mortimer: Sir Charles’s Friend as well as his doctor Mr. & Mrs. Barrymore: Sir Charles’s servants Jack Stapleton: Sir Charles’s neighbour and a naturalist Beryl Stapleton: Jack’s wife but pretended to be his sister Mr. Frankland: Sir Charles’s neighbour  … Read moreThe Hound of the Baskervilles: Plot & Main Characters

The Hound of the Baskervilles: SAT Questions for Comprehension

Questions for ComprehensionChapter 1 :  Mr. Sherlock Holmes Q1. Who is the narrator? Ans. Dr. Watson, Holmes’ assistant, is the narrator. Q2. From what object did Watson and Holmes learn about James Mortimer? What clues did it provide? Ans. They looked at the walking stick. It had a silver band which said, “To James Mortimer … Read moreThe Hound of the Baskervilles: SAT Questions for Comprehension

The Hound of the Baskervilles: Character Analysis

Character-Sketch Sherlock Holmes  Sherlock Holmes is a private detective with a keen eye, acute intelligence and a logical mind. Mortimer calls him the second best crime solver in Europe. He is observant, strong minded and a master of deductive thought. He is unimaginative and does not have any faith in supernatural elements. He looks at each and … Read moreThe Hound of the Baskervilles: Character Analysis

The Hound of the Baskervilles: Chapterwise Summary

Chapter 1: Mr. Sherlock Holmes Summary: On a morning in 1879, John Watson, M.D., awakes to find the private detective Sherlock Holmes, with whom he shares lodgings at 221-B Baker Street, unexpectedly seated at the breakfast table. Holmes invites Watson to examine a walking stick left behind by an unmet visitor the previous night. What, Holmes … Read moreThe Hound of the Baskervilles: Chapterwise Summary

Class XI – Novel – The Canterville Ghost

The Canterville Ghost By Oscar Wilde Summary On the surface the story presents an old manor house, Canterville Chase which is haunted by the ghost of Sir Simon Canterville who had died some three hundred years ago. The ghost considered himself to be horrendous until an American family arrives into the house. After the arrival … Read moreClass XI – Novel – The Canterville Ghost

Determiners – English Grammar – NCERT

Determiners Determiners are  fixing words. They precede “nouns” and help to identify or limit them. For example : This boy. Boy is a noun and “this” precedes it. “This” is the determiner. Its use has limited the noun “boy”.This boy means  —  this boy only, nobody else. Kinds of Determiner 1. Articles           … Read moreDeterminers – English Grammar – NCERT

Class XI – AWS – Report Writing

Advanced Writing Skills Factual Description A report is a systematic and well organised presentation of facts and findings of an event that has already taken place somewhere. It is written for a specific readership and intended to be kept as a record. A good report includes the following: ·         the record of a sequence of events ·         interpretation of the significance of these … Read moreClass XI – AWS – Report Writing

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