Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time Essay

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utism is a disorder of brain development. It is characterized by the inability to interact socially, nonverbally and verbally along repetitive behaviors. A good example is Christopher, who is not able to socialize well with his parents, and at the same time, his utterances depicts that he has got some mental problems. By analyzing the book; Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, it is evident that through Christoper, Huddon manages to perpetuate stereotypes about autism.
From the book, Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time , the way 15-year-old boy with autism comes up with a solution to solve the mystery of who killed his neighbor’s dog. Moreover, the book was written by a person who was playacting to be autistic (Kim, et al. pg 118). It is precisely perplexing that people with autism often sham to be normal, thus hiding their abnormality. In this light , I believe that Haddon’s story is one that perpetuates stereotypes about autism. Nonetheless, Haddon did not utilize and show autism accurately despite the fact that he was normal. The story; The curious incident of the dog in the night-time is sagacious to point out that it should not be taken seriously especially when autism professionals and teachers commend it as the best material to read on
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Many people with autism ought to validate themselves with regard to their capabilities with an aim to improve their esteem. However, I think that the novel portrays a misunderstanding on the patterns of reason on autism patients. For example, Huddon says, “ So I carried on walking. And I could feel the feeling like a balloon inside my chest, and it hurt, and I covered my ears with my hands, and I went and stood against the wall of a little shop which said:" (Haddon pg 208). This quote carries along with it much confusion and the character as drawn is that of a confused
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