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Point Of View

Sherlock Holmes: The Hound of the Baskervilles.

Saipriya Sagiraju

on 3 February 2013

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Point of View By: Sai, Max, Matt Why Not Holmes? Definition Audience Point of View What about movies? Holmes doesn't like to share details
No suspense or surprise in his cases
Hard to Like as a narrator "The point of the narrator in relation to the

story, as indicated by the narrator’s outlook

from which the events are depicted and by the

attitude toward the characters." Loosely follow Watson's POV Bounces between Holmes and Watson Holmes or Watson Why Watson? Borins, Sandford. “Sherlock Holmes and Narrative Point of View.”Stanfordborins. September 17th, 2009. Sandford Borins. (Web). 10/24/2012.
"Dr. Watson". Encyclopedia Britannica. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
Encyclopedia Britannica Inc., 2012. (Web). 31 Oct. 2012.
“The Hound of the Baskervilles.”Enotes. January 11, 2010. Enotes Inc. (Web). 10/24/2012.
Conan Doyle, Arthur. "The Adventure of the Blanched Soldier." 1926. Print. Source Citations "A Study in Pink." Sherlock. British Broadcasting Corporation. 24 Dec. 2011. Television.
"The Hound of the Baskervilles." Sherlock Holmes. Granada Television. 31 Aug. 1988. Television Images/Films Dynamic: Camera shows more Audience knowledge is different from any characters' knowledge Exception Granada Introduction Purpose: Set the story Audience knows more than Holmes and Watson Dr. John Watson He was in the army Modest and intelligent Excuse supernatural Audience knows more than Watson, but not Holmes Purpose: Adds suspense Appreciation of Holmes Holmes in Action Arthur Conan Doyle He chose Watson as the narrator
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