Analysis Of Sherlock Original Story By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Does having a sexuality preference really affect the telling of the story? In Sherlock original story, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, shows that Sherlock Holmes has no affection towards woman or men and he doesn’t see himself in a relationship. The only affection he shows to have is towards Mrs. Hudson. However, In the BBC TV series Sherlock does appear to have little emotions towards a woman, Irene Adler, at the end of A Scandal in Bohemia. The viewers and/or readers can see that even though Sherlock had feelings towards Irene it had no effect in the telling of the story. Having either a sexual affection towards a person whether, male or female, or being asexual the telling of the story shouldn’t become affected.
In Arthur Conan’s Doyle stories
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Steven Moffat states that Sherlock is not interested in sex at all, he’s is interested in what his brain is doing. He also mentions that people say Sherlock is gay, since he shows no interest in women, but he doesn’t show interest towards men either. (p15) This means that Sherlock is indeed asexual. Viewers claim that there is a strong connection between John and Sherlock and they claim it’s in a homosexual way. Sherlock states that he is married to his work. (18) Once again, Sherlock re-affirming his position of being asexual. Even though viewers can see that Sherlock, every so often, compliments Molly. He only does this to obtain access to autopsied bodies; Sherlock doesn’t pursue the matter of flirtation further out in the series. (p18) The story had no affect based on Sherlock’s sexuality and viewers are still left clueless if whether or not he is homosexual, heterosexual, or …show more content…
(p24) It is the viewer’s discretion on how they want to read and perceive the stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Even though Sir Arthur Conan Doyle had no intentions to create Sherlock as a figure of romance, the viewers still perceived Sherlock to be, in some form, full of emotions. The sexuality preference of Sherlock, whether it’s gay, bisexual, asexual, heterosexual or whatever it is, it doesn’t affect the story in any way. The stories, Sherlock Holmes BBC TV Series and Conan Doyle’s original work, are narrated without any effect. However, Sherlock Holmes movie has drawn many argument that Sherlock is indeed homosexual. The viewer creates the image of Sherlock Holmes and John Watson and this images are portrayed based on how the stories is being read and the person as well. However, the telling of a story can be different for every person based on how it is perceived and read, but the authors or producers have created a piece of work without the realm specific of sexual preferences in the characters and having no effect on how the story is

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