Sherlock Holmes's Emotions

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Sherlock Holmes has been featured in several stories by his creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Traditionally, he has been highly regarded for his intellect. Nonetheless, a multifold of readers question if Holmes has emotions. Holmes' thoughts are a mystery. Readers only know the thoughts of his friend Dr. John Watson, who narrates the stories Holmes is in. I have reason to believe that Holmes has displayed through his actions, including through what he says, that he indeed has emotions. At the same time, Holmes does not allow his emotions to hinder or get in the way of his work.
Sherlock Holmes is still a popular character even though Doyle created Holmes over a century ago. According to the website titled "Screen Rant," these include several
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It is not that has he no emotions, but he does not let his emotions get in the way of his work. For instance, in "The Final Problem," when Holmes keeps trying to send Watson away to save his friend from danger, he is likely doing so with conflicting emotions. While he probably felt at ease being with Watson, he did not let that stop him from attempting to save Watson's life. In this instance, in addition to other instances, Holmes probably felt a certain way but still acted objectively. Holmes is what I would call an "emotionally intelligent" person (Mikolajczak). Thus, he is perfectly qualified in his…show more content…
After he follows Adler into a church, he finds himself becoming a witness to Irene Adler's and Godfrey Norton's marriage. Holmes says that this "was the most preposterous position in which I ever found myself in my life" (197). This is definitely one of Holmes' low moments, but to be fair, not many people could have reacted better than Holmes. Holmes, despite being taken aback, does not initially reveal who his was. He was simply looked at as a blessed soul. Refusing to help two people get married would appear socially unacceptable to most
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