The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

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    Curious Summative “But that is not the way I am and there is nothing I can do to change that” (106). No matter how impossible something may seem, it is possible to change and grow as a person from it. The story of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time follows Christopher and his journey through both physical and mental self discovery. One day, while taking a walk in the early morning, Christopher finds his neighbor’s dog dead on the lawn; to his surprise, the dog had been stabbed with a pitchfork. After talking with his EA, Siobhan, about this, Christopher decides to solve the murder. While doing so, though, he learns a terrible secret that forces him to leave everything he called home. Christopher began his story with an extremely…

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    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time is a book about a 15-year-old autistic boy named Christopher. His neighbor’s dog is mysteriously murdered with a garden fork and Christopher decides to investigate this oddity, and along the way, discoveries many other things about his life as well, including that his mother is actually alive and that his father had lied that she was dead because he was embarrassed that she left him for another…

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    “Asperger Syndrome is a neurobiological disorder on the higher-functioning end of the autism spectrum.” In the book “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time” a young kid named Christopher Boone is faced with many challenges that cause him to use his disorder to overcome these challenges. This book has caused people to be more aware of kids with Aspergers and shows them that how kids with this disorder think and feel in troubled times. The author, Mark Haddon, makes Christopher out to…

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    Throughout a story, characters develop and face their fears and difficulties and overcome them over time. Sometimes the characters make the decision to confront their fears, but most of the time the plot of the story forces them to. The novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon is no exception to this. Christopher, a fifteen-year-old with Asperger’s, confronted his fears and learned to cope with his difficulties as he tried to solve the murder of his neighbor’s dog.…

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    A Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time Outline: INTRODUCTION: Attention Grabber: In the “Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time,” we see a young adult, Christopher, traveling through life and overcoming obstacles he never thought he could. Specifics regarding topic: In my high school today myself along with other high school students overcome obstacles we could have never thought of our freshman year. At the beginning of our college prep four class, students learn that “college…

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    Has it ever been difficult for you to make a choice? Especially if you don't know if it's the right one? You're not alone because in the books The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time and The Wave, two characters had to make some very important decisions. It was difficult because they both didn't have much experience in trying to make decisions that others didn't agree with. In The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, Christopher had to make some very tough choices such as…

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    their fears to pursue their goal. In the novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon, the main character who struggles with autism Christopher is a very curious individual and shows a great amount of bravery throughout the novel. Christopher shows a great amount of bravery investigating the killer of his neighbor's dog. When Christopher finds out his mother is still alive he conquers his fears and is brave enough to go find her. Having autism does not stop…

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    How Parents Change for the Sake of Their Child How could parents change to take better care of their children? Well, parents have the choice to change to adapt to handle their child’s behaviours by accepting their child’s behaviours and actions, or if they are not willing to change. This is what Christopher’s mother from the book The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon states “But that is not the way I am and there is nothing I can do to change that” (Haddon, 106) in a…

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    Mark Haddon, the author of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time”, has used a range of language techniques and stylistic features to present the perspectives of each character throughout the novel. To express the perspective of the protagonist, Christopher; Haddon has used first person narration and symbols throughout the novel. Mother was presented through different language features such as flashback, and unreliable narration by Christopher. Haddon used different language, tone…

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    Face it, “Poor Kid”, is the first thing running through people’s mind when they see someone with a disability. All they think about is what a setback and struggle it must be to be different from everyone else. In the book, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, it is portrayed how positive having a disability can really be. Christopher, the main character in the novel, is a 15 year old boy living with a disability. As seen through his eyes, the reader is given the ability to…

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