How Did Sherlock Holmes Solve Crime

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Sherlock Holmes is one of the most well know fictional detective character throughout literature. Holmes was created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, whom at the time practiced medicine when he first published his work about Sherlock Holmes. To this day, a significant amount of people knew who Sherlock Holmes was even if they have never read Conan Doyle’ work before. It also inspire many authors and directors to base their work and cases off of Sherlock Holmes from many medias like movies, TV shows, games, and even to anime and cartoon. The way Holmes observed and collected data to when he confronted and exposed the killer’s trick, the story constantly hooked the reader in with thrill and excitement. Together with his trusted friend and partner, …show more content…
Although there are many reasons why Holmes possibly love solving crimes, some of the most prominent reason could be that Holmes like the thrill and the excitement from exposing the truth to catch the murderer. The satisfaction feeling to be the one bring justice without chasing the criminal down like most police would do, but instead using observation, deducting, and trickery to do so. Another reason would be that Holmes gets to use his brain to solve “impossible cases” and learn new thing, as someone who love a good challenge would like. Every time Holmes revealing the killer’s tricks to the police, his reputation would increase each time as a “Greatest detective of London.” Although Holmes never once boast about his accomplishment and show off to others however, with such an incredible reputation all of the praise still affect Holmes making him a little arrogance. In one of Doyle’s short stories call “The Adventure of Abbey Grange”, Holmes asked Inspector Hopkins if he sees anything strange with the evidence but when the Inspector did not Holmes said, “What? You see nothing remarkable? Well, well, let it pass. Perhaps, when a man has special knowledge and special powers like my own, it rather encourages him to seek a complex explanation when a simpler one is at hand” (Sir Arthur 608). The reader knew that Holmes was just joking around however, even as a joke Holmes was a boasting and being arrogance that he can spot something amiss right away, already figuring out the list of suspects, and even to solving the case in matters of couple of minutes it is like he have powers. The last reason why he could possibly love solving crime is that it is another type of drug fix for him. Holmes was caught by Watson couple of time doing drug like cocaine and even asked if Watson want to try it out (Sutherland). When

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