The Question and Answer section for The Hound of the Baskervilles is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Sherlock Holmes uses deductive reasoning to solve his cases. What is deductive reasoning? How does it differ from guessing? What knowledge and skills does it require? Using examples from the story, describe how Sherlock Holmes uses his scientific method t
Deductive reasoning is a top-down approach to come up with a premise (statement or claim) that would justify a conclusion. On a particular scenario, the investigator first gather all the evidences then work on it by reasoning (if that particular...
Holmes doesn't follow Stapleton into the mire to arrreat him because it would be a waste of time to go there at night.
See," said he. "No one could find his way into the Grimpen Mire to-night."
I'm not exactly sure what you are referring to here. Can you be more specific about your question?