Ed Boone Character Analysis

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In life, there are many people who influence others. Some are good influences and some are bad influences. The one person who influenced Christopher's life the most would have to be his father, Ed Boone a character from the novel the curious incident of the dog in the night-time written by Mark Haddon. In the book Ed Boone makes lots of mistakes that are completely understandable given his situation. He is still a fine father whose has unconditional love and commitment for Christopher which allows him to grow in spite of the numerous challenges he faces. Nobody is perfect, everyone makes mistakes in life, but some mistakes are forgivable. “We all make mistakes. Don't let that be the reason you give up on somebody” - anonymous. Ed Boone, a father of a fifteen-year-old son with Asperger, has made many mistakes in his life because he was trying to keep Christopher happy and safe. Ed Boone had made many mistakes…show more content…
how do you know when you really love someone?Love is the complete giving of oneself to another. Ed Boone and Christopher Boone both had a healthy father-son relationship, but Christopher and his mother have a bad relationship because she had a tough time taking care of him and her solution was to leave him. But Ed had stayed with Christopher through thick and thin. He was always there for Christopher when he was needed. Even when Christophers was in trouble, he was always the first one there rather then his mom. “It was 1:12 a.m. when Father arrived at the police station. I did not see him until 1:28 a.m. but I knew he was there because I could hear him. He was shouting, "I want to see my son," and "Why the hell is he locked up?" and "Of course I'm bloody angry." (16). Mr. Boone is very protective for his son even if it’s late at night or any circumstances when he wants to see his son. Not only keeping him safe but fulfilling all of Christopher's
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