Character Analysis: The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time

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Everyone has those gut feelings or human instincts that guides them through tough decisions and help decide whether those decisions are right or wrong. Even characters in stories and novels have gut instincts that help guide them on their journey. People 's instincts usually have its own way of letting people know if the correct choice is being chosen or to remind people the difference from right and wrong. Some people like to call these instincts, an inner voice or conscience. People are born with good morals and intentions. Evil actions are usually committed out of ignorance. Literature has a huge impact on society. It allows readers to see humans through tragedies, romance, moments of heroism and moments of cowardice. The novel,…show more content…
Christopher Boone is a bright, sensitive, and oblivious teenage boy. In, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night time, Christopher is not the typical hero, that people read in comic books. He undergoes an inspirational adventure that leads him to overcome fears, and transform his perception of the society that he lives in. On Christopher 's encouraging venture, he also learns that with determination anything is possible and to trust your inner voice. On page 220 of, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time, it states, "And I am going to pass it and get an A grade. And in two years ' time I am going to take A-level physics and get an A grade... And I can live in a flat with a garden and a proper toilet. And I can take Sandy and my books and my computer. And then I will get a First Class Honors degree and I will become a scientist. And I know I can do this because I went to London on my own, and because I solved the mystery of Who Killed Wellington? and I found my mother and I was brave and I wrote a book and that means I can do anything." Solving a murder mystery, conquering his fears, traveling to an unfamiliar place by himself, receiving the highest possible score on his standardized math test, writing a novel made Christopher become motivated to set and achieve new goals for the future. Christopher Boone is a hero because he used his downfalls to transform himself to have a better and new mindset on life. Christopher 's new goals are to pursue the career of his dreams, and personal happiness. Like Christopher his father, Ed Boone, listens to his gut feeling but makes poor, impulsive
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