A Portrait of Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes is an extraordinary person. He calls himself a consulting detective, which is not a real job, but something he made up. He solves crime, along or not with the police. You get hints in the modern series that Sherlock Holmes is in fact homosexual, but I am not totally convinced.

Arthur Conan Doyle, who is a British writer and physician, wrote the first Sherlock Holmes. He died in 1930 at the age of 71. The first Sherlock Holmes novel he wrote was; A study in scarlet, which was released in 1887. Sherlock Holmes is extremely special. You would definitely say he is one of a kind.Some would say he has a gift, some would maybe say it is a burden.

He is a kind of genius, who can solve any crime because he notices even the smallest things and clues. He sees so many things that other people would never pat any attention. In the modern series, he says that he can hardly imagine how boring it would be to have an average brain.

This means that he does not consider overthinking everything so much as a burden. But to be that smart, means that he is missing some feelings that most other people have.It overlaps with sympathy and situations judgment.

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He is not good at sensing when he steps on someone’s feelings or maybe says something that is improper. There is an example of this in the episode we saw in class. The dead women had written “Rachael” – the name of her daughter, who had been dead in 14 years- just before she died. The other people around did think that it made sense, to write your dead daughters’ name in your last breath, but Sherlock do not understand why you would hold on too something that had happened so long ago.

He does not feel grief. He does not feel so much. It is not something he shows the other characters in the series or the viewers. The only personal relation he seems to enjoy is the relation to dr. John H. Watson, who is Sherlock’s flatmate.

Sherlock is also very straight forward, which makes it a…