Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

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A theme in the book The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon is the theme of subjectivity. Haddon conveys the theme with views influenced based on personal perspective. The book is written from the perspective of Christopher, who’s condition allows him to view and perceive the world in a unique way. His uncommon perspective gives us insight on a viewpoint we may not have seen otherwise, and a different view in the solving of the mysteries. In certain chapters, instead of following the storyline, Christopher cuts off to explain his thoughts, feelings, or memories about a subject. This allows us to further comprehend the inner workings of Christopher’s mind, such as when he explains his difficulty understanding perspectives

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