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  • Individualism And Collectivism Analysis

    Last but not least, one of the most important shared themes between these two novels is individualism and collectivism. This theme appears vividly in every inch of both novels thus it indicates that although Orwell and Huxley imagined two complete different futures of their current societies, in some cases such as this, they had the same type of advanced point of view. In general, individualism and collectivism are two co-existing different ideologies that oppose one another. Individualism is a tradition, ideology, or personal out look that emphasizes the primacy of the individual and his/her rights, independence and relationships with other individuals . On the other hand, collectivism is a tradition, ideology or personal orientation that emphasizes the primacy of the group or community rather than each individual person . It is worth mentioning when analyzing this topic in the novel’s context, it is better to refer to these themes as enforced collectivism and suppression of individuality. It is vividly apparent in both novels that individuality of the state citizens has been repressed and hence the community’s dominance has been ranked as a first hand priority. This connotes that the objectives of the society which are all altered to the need of the totalitarian society, have been prioritized to be more important than the personal goals. Thus for achieving complete collectivism in the society the individualism must be abolished. Sex, relationships, family and most…

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  • Essay On The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night

    British author Mark Haddon wrote the book The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. The story revolves around a young boy called Christopher John Francis Boone who investigates the murder of a neighbor’s dog, which leads him to a journey that will change his life forever. Despite his mental illness, he learns to face the difficulties of his world and to be capable of everything he can do. Because of these unique characteristics, I find this book one of the best books I have ever read.…

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  • Christopher Boone

    Everyone is taught that honesty is crucial to living peacefully; Christopher Boone however cannot say the same. In Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Christopher encounters countless problems when he lets his curiosity get the best of him. Through a psychoanalytic lens, readers are able to spot several different themes throughout the novel, feel the ultimate struggles the characters go through, understand the rough feelings of frustration with the main character…

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  • The Kite Runner And Amir's Relationship

    The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini, follows Amir, a boy from Kabul, Afghanistan, through his emotion-filled life. Throughout the novel, we witness Amir’s experiences with extreme guilt, unworthiness, selfishness, and selflessness. Majority of his relationships have one of these embedded into them. Including his relationships with Hassan, his family’s servant, and his dad, Baba. Hassan and his father, Ali, both serve Baba and Amir. Hassan is around Amir’s age, and because of that, they often…

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  • Ahmanson Theatre Analysis

    Currently, the Ahmanson Theatre which is owned by the Center Theatre Group is displaying the National Theatre Production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in The Night-Time. This production is based off the book The Curious Incident of the Dog in The Night-Time by Mark Haddon and was adapted into a play by Simon Stephens. The play is about the coming-of-age of an autistic teenager by the name of Christopher John Francis Boone who tries to solve the mystery of who killed his neighbor’s dog.…

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  • Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time Essay

    discusses in “college should be an adventure” Roush establishes one must keep an open mind to even while being faced with the struggles college kids will face. He explains “Adventure is an attitude” and, “be mindful that whatever the activity, you are preparing yourself for an opportunity yet to be discovered.” (Roush, pg. 1) Transition to next: Not only did Boone keep an open mind and positive outlook, He took risks he didn't think he could ever do with given that he has aspergers. Support…

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  • How Does Christopher Boone Behave Logically

    diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, believes in thinking logically but does not always behave so. The Merriam Webster Dictionary defines logic as “a proper or reasonable way of thinking about or understanding something”. The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time written by Mark Haddon is about a teenage boy who attempts to unfold the mystery of who killed his neighbor's dog and uncovers other mysteries related to his deceased mother. Christopher's thought process is usually fairly…

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  • Struggles In The Kite Runner

    In Literature many characters face struggles with their past and must deal with them. Amir from Khaled Hosseini’s book The Kite Runner must face his past in order to achieve the redemption he so desperately needs. Hosseini uses Amir’s attempts to relieve his guilt, the kite, and Amir’s illness that results from his guilt, to show that despite our past sins there is the possibility for atonement. Throughout the book Amir struggles with the memories and the guilt from his past. Amir tried multiple…

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  • Challenges In The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Nighttime By Mark Haddon

    story in a unique way, giving readers a glimpse into the mind of a fifteen year-old boy who has Asperger’s Syndrome, a type of autistic disorder. Christopher uses unconventional quirks, such as his excellence in mathematics, his keen photographic memory, and his perseverance to succeed, to his advantage, which eventually helps him solve the murder mystery. Haddon informs readers that embracing the benefits of one’s mental health disorder, as Christopher does, can help individuals achieve their…

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  • The Dog In The Nighttime Reflection

    Rational: The Curious of the dog in the night-time is a novel written by Mark Haddon. This book, published in 2003. The main character is Christopher, who has a mental problem suffering from Asperger’s Syndrome. I am going to write a day, Christopher’s diary when he finds out his favorite teacher (Siobhan) has left and she sends a letter to him. I will start a Christopher’s diary with a quite good day and when he receives a letter, which the color of this letter is his favorite. Then I’ll show…

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