The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time Christopher Boone Analysis

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A. Draw reader’s attention to the topic
Each person out of the seven billion people that occupy this world possesses special qualities that set them apart from another individual.
B. General Statement regarding topic
Such qualities can range from someone having a one-of-a-kind physical appearance, to someone being athletically inclined, to someone having a natural intuitive to touch the hearts of others, to someone possessing all of the above; the list of possibilities is endless.
C. Narrow from general statement to specifics of topic
After reading The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time written by Mark Haddon, it’s evident that Christopher Boone’s Aspergers condition happens to provide him with a quality that enhances his personal
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Develop and prove three main points with subpoints and textual references in the body of the essay

II. —Body Paragraph 1:
Introduce and support your least important/weakest supportive idea with two pieces of evidence.
A. Topic Sentence (Something reader doesn’t already know) responsible/legacy
Christopher’s unique love for math sets him apart from other students academically.
B. Support reason #1
Because he has such a passionate connection to math, Christopher is determined to show the world how good he is at his most-loved hobby.
1. Commentary
Because of his condition, many people are doubtful of Christopher’s ability to succeed. However, he overcomes adversity by proving himself to those who doubt him because of his disability which shows how academically inclined Christopher truly is and how much confidence he truly has in himself.
2. Concrete evidence/textual support Christopher explains how he is “going to prove that [he] is not stupid. [He] is going to take A level in maths and [he] is going to earn an A grade” (Haddon 44).
3. Connection/Transition to next
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1. Commentary
There are many situations throughout the novel in which Christopher loses himself in his mathematical-wired brain during times of stress.
2. Concrete evidence/textual support According to Elif Shafak, we have entered a new stage in history being “anger, anxiety, distrust, resentment, and lots of fear” (4:49).
3. Connection/Transition to next commentary
Because of this revelation and Christophers unique comfort-seeking trait for math, he his provided with an advantage over many because of the convenience of how certain math components, such as the Monty Hall Problem and prime numbers, allow him to find peace anytime and at any place due to his ability to work out any numbers in his mind.
C. Support reason #2
Not only does math provide Christopher of an escape from fear, but from confusion as well.
1. Commentary
He takes a particular interest in logicality. For example, math is formula based, therefore Christopher finds math as an easy way to make sense of different concepts because formulas originate from logical reasoning.
2. Concrete evidence/Textual

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