Analytical Essay On Christopher's Misunderstand

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Christopher’s main characteristic which sets him apart from other people is his inability to comprehend the thoughts and feelings of other people. In other words, he does not have the capacity empathize. Because he simply cannot begin to imagine how the average person thinks, he cannot understand when a person makes sarcastic statement, or determine a person’s mood by his facial expression. The inability to empathize is the most common effect of autism-related disorders. Christopher’s struggle to understand metaphors and his computer-like ability with numbers—suggest that Christopher has only a mild type of autism. This condition gifted him an extraordinary in math and science but socially causes Christopher to frequently misunderstand other
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