Mark Haddon's prose fiction, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time brings forth the view of a different world and also expands our understanding of human experience. The novel is an autobiographical murder mystery narrated from the perspective of a teenager, Christopher Boone. This text allows the readers to see the life of a young man who is not comfortable with interacting with others in his society. Christopher's autism spectrum disorder (ASD) shapes our understanding of experience. Haddon is able to portray interesting ideas within the text through the narrator, thus inviting us into a different world and allowing us to see a new viewpoint.
A narrator has a substantial impact on the manner in which a story is told. In Mark Haddon’s the curious incident of the dog in the night-time, the main character Christopher, narrates the experiences that he ventures through. Christopher’s narration of the novel has a significant impact on the way the story is told because of the point of view that it sets on the reader. For example, Christopher’s recountal of the novel permits the reader to know what Christopher is thinking, why Christopher does what he does, and perceive and understand his emotions. Moreover, if Christopher was not the narrator of the novel the curious incident of the dog in the night-time, it would drastically deviate the drive of the rest of the story being told.
Its use of adult ideas and themes have led to disapproval from more conservative populations. The novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time is suitable for young adults and should be made available to them, the novel aids in exposing readers to the realities of the disorder and aids in giving them a greater understanding of them. The honesty in Haddon’s writing has created a unique and original character in Christopher Boone. Not only is Christopher interesting and powerful protagonist, but he offers a window of insight into the mind those with Autism. The story is not some face-paced, grand
Leaving Doodle outside in a storm while he just ran off is irresponsible. Brother shouldn’t have gotten mad at Doodle because Doodle didn’t do what he was asked to. By doing that, Doodle got scared and chased after him which made him overheat and die. Doodle should have stood up for himself.
One night Ponyboy goes out with his buddies Johnny and Dally were they sneak into a drive in movie, where they see 2 girls. Ponyboy starts talking to one of the girls cherry who tells him”things are rough all over.”(35) Ponyboy doesn't believe this though because he thinks money can solve all their problems. Cherry was trying to tell ponyboy that everyone has problems even ones he has never heard of before. This didn't make sense to Ponyboy yet. After running from the police when johnny stabbed Bob a soc they find themselves in an abandoned church.
In the novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, through the use of color symbolism and figurative language, Mark Haddon reveals the unique way Christopher views the world and informs readers about Christopher’s limited understanding along with the difficulties that a child with Asperger’s must cope with. It is important to note that Christopher does not understand figurative language in the sense that people who do not suffer from autism do. For Christopher, figurative language, especially metaphors, is difficult to understand for it is not a “truth.” The only figurative language that appears throughout this novel is direct analogy, which reflects the way christopher literally connects things in the world. For example when Christopher
At first, Jem was easily startled. After he went through the consequence he changed into a more patient person, but he still wasn’t sorry for destroying Ms. Dubose’s bushes. In Maycomb there is a house where an interesting family called the Radleys lives in. Scout and Jem are both afraid of the Radleys house because of Boo Radley. Rumors say that most crimes are done by him, mostly nocturnal events like mutilated chickens and pets.
Since it did both that tells us as peers, he is in a dangerous environment where he shouldn’t travel alone. Since the protagonist subconscious mind fails to get an understanding how easy it is to freeze to death in the conditions he is in. He continues to go further down his menacing path to failure. Due to his lack of imagination, the character will not recognize how much of a threat nature will be as he dig deeper down his path. Since he fails at recognizing the strength of nature almost in a disrespectful manner, its treacherous force will soon hit him hard.
in Of Mice And Men by John Steinbeck is his character Lennie a dangerous person “Lennie cried “I didn’t wanna hurt him.”? Lennie’s character is portrayed as a caring person, but his simple mind makes him dangerous. Lennie’s actions in the story show that he is caring but doesn’t know when to stop. Curley the ranch boss’s son attacked Lennie because he was laughing at him. Lennie got scared and lost control grabbing Curley’s hand when he swung and wouldn’t let go crushing the bones in Curley’ hand “Looks to me like every bone in his hand is a bust”.
All things considered, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” is not just a simple murder mystery novel, but a book about the fears of everyday people, which when confronted with courage, can end with success. When confronted with the murder of Wellington, Christopher begins to start to overcome his social disability by trying to solve it. Due to his love of dogs, something he is passionate about, Christopher
The Cahills were cornered by the Holts and the Holts ask for the clue but the Cahills were trying to stall. One of the Holts cannot take it any longer so he grabbed Dan by the neck and started to strangle him. Amy 's heart sank and she gave them the bag that the clue was in just to save her brother. Nellie found them and asked if they were okay and they said they were alright in a sad tone. Things were looking bad until luckily when they opened the bag the Cahill 'a cat ate the notes and the Holts leader raged and tried to get it out.
Alai also demonstrates, through his refusal, that he doesn’t possess the same compliance with inflicting pain on others despite being Bernard’s best friend. This exhibits the grandness of their humanity for they both sacrifice their own selves to prevent the boy they just met from getting hurt. “ He hadn’t meant to kill the Giant. This was supposed to be a game. Not a choice between his own grisly death and an even worse murder.
“Three blind mice,” (93) announces Ralph of himself, Piggy, and Simon. Perhaps the boy is referring to their overall helplessness, like the three men burned at the stake by Bloody Mary, who inspired the nursery rhyme. However, in doing so Ralph references an archetype that loosely fits their trio- the blind seer. Sightless according to Ralph, but able to ‘see’ more than the rest of the boys, Ralph, Piggy and Simon have a view into the grievous situation that the other children do not, or are willfully ignoring. Killed in an aerial battle, the sign that “came down from the world of grownups” is a dead parachuter.
Despite the decades in setting between the two, Lennie and Raymond are treated rudely by people who don’t understand their conditions. When Raymond was crossing the street and the sign says “Don’t walk” and he stops in his tracks. The people in the cars get furious and call him names. Within moments, we see Charlie come to his rescue by fending off the furious drivers and proceeding to tend to Raymond very calmly. Lennie innocently chuckles at a joke made at Curley’s expense, because of Curley’s “Small Man Syndrome”, he Curley thinks he has to harass anyone that makes a joke at his expense.
Both of these cats showed flaws of each owner in their story and resulted in death for both owner. The grandmother selfishly hid Pitty Sing without telling her son Bailey. The main characteristic she shows is selfishness and later the cat springs onto Bailey causing him to flip the car over. Bailey did not like bringing the cat with on trips, and the grandmother brought him knowing that because they would miss each other too much. Pluto showed his owner was unreliable and dangerous because he would switch from loving animals to hurting them.