He opened a surgery but was not very successful as he didn't have many patients. He needed money so he began to write short stories. He invented Sherlock Holmes in who featured in his stories as a private detective who possessed unusual analytical skills.
Literature represents much of the very best of humanity's writings, and it is not by any accident that, after bestsellers and sensationalized books have faded from memory, literature continues to thrive and remain intensely relevant to contemporary human conditions.
Literature's stories and texts survive the fires of time.
This is why for decades and centuries - long after their authors have gone silent - the writings of Dante, Shakespeare, and Austen, among so many other vital voices, will continue to captivate readers and comment upon life.
Literature has innumerable qualities and purposes and can open doors to unique situations and worlds which are never wholly removed from our own.
Literature introduces us to memorable characters who often have something in common with us or people we know, and those portraits and portrayals can speak directly to the many questions and challenges we individually or collectively face today.
Through literature we can discover new meanings, locate and begin to cross bridges between seemingly distant or dissimilar persons, places, things, and thoughts.
Literature remains relevant and essential because it relates as it conveys and carries us beyond ourselves and our world - metaphorically and literally - so that we might experience fresh perspectives, receive challenges to our knowledge and sensibilities, reach new understandings, perhaps even attain wisdom, through such things as poetry, plays, novels, short stories, memoirs, and all the other literary forms.
Through literature we have such amazing opportunities to rediscover ourselves, our world, a universe of thought, feeling, and insights waiting to be revealed anew to - and through each of us - and all because of a few well-chosen words which can speak volumes and clearly across languages, cultures, entire generations, and well beyond most boundaries.
In reading and interpreting literature we help to keep it alive, thriving, pertinent, personally interpretive and interesting. In doing this, we renew its promise, participating in it, influencing it in small or major ways, and ultimately help to preserve it for those readers yet to follow and recommence this most incredible journey of endless perceptions and revelations.
To be continued - by you To continue reading about the wonders and benefits of literature, consider one or more of these titles in the library system catalog:Explanation of the famous quotes in Hound of the Baskervilles, including all important speeches, comments, quotations, and monologues.
Essay about Suspense in Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles - Suspense in Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles When Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle was writing The Hound of the Baskervilles it was the era of Queen Victoria. Suspense in Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles When Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle was writing The Hound of the Baskervilles it was the era of Queen Victoria.
He used Victorian England for the setting because it increased tension. Examples: Voldemort in the Harry Potter series by J.
K. Rowling Smaug in The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien Mr Darcy (for the most part) in Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen President Snow in The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins Professor James Moriarty in The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Mentors.
Although this one is somewhat self-explanatory, it can be rule-breaking as well. Essays and criticism on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles - Critical Essays.
The Hound of the Baskervilles is a compilation of the narrative and plot techniques that made. Essay on Doyle's Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Doyle's Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh in He studied at Stony Hurst as a member of the Society of Jesus which was a religious order founded in .