The Hound of the Baskervilles: Summary in Points

Chapter wise summary in Points CHAPTER 1 A cane, belonging to Dr. Mortimer, is left behind at Holmes’s house. Though he hasn’t yet met Mortimer, Holmes sizes the man up simply by studying his cane. CHAPTER 2 Mortimer tells Holmes a creepy story about the Hound of the Baskervilles, which starts off long ago when … Read moreThe Hound of the Baskervilles: Summary in Points

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

Informal Invitations & Replies – Advanced Writing Skills – Class XII – English Core – NCERT

Informal Invitations & Replies Extending invitations to their friends and relatives on the occasions like marriage, birthday, engagement, death, public function etc. is a part of social etiquettes. It can be in the form of an invitation card which is a formal way of inviting people or it can be in the form of a … Read moreInformal Invitations & Replies – Advanced Writing Skills – Class XII – English Core – NCERT

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