Sherlock Holmes 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, but many readers question if Holmes has emotions. We do not know Holmes' thoughts, but only those of his friend Dr. John Watson who narrates the stories Holmes is in. I am looking for evidence, however, that he has emotions based on his actions. Even though Holmes may appear to show a complete disregard of emotions at times, I have reason to believe that Holmes still has emotions on some things.
Something we will explore in the paper is Holmes' competitive nature as well as his obsession with solving a case. He will stay up all night if need be in order to feel better about a case. When

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