This is an example from the book when Christopher describes wanting to be in space alone. He dreams of being an astronaut, and the thought of being all alone in a place far away from Earth calms him. Once again, this is a misinterpretation of how autistic people act. People, including Mark Haddon, stereotype autistic people and assume they want to have no social interaction. Haddon misguides readers into thinking all autistic
He may say to himself, “no more killing, no more life should be taken away, at least from me,” but it is unavoidable. He lost his beloved one. He uses what he adores to kill another one that he loves. This feeling, this emotion, is just too strong to bare that he lost his hope to live, lost his direction to live on. The fact that he died from cancer is a metaphor that signifies he is tired of this life and ready to take off.
When his father explained that he murdered wellington, Chris lost his mind. He confesses, “QUOTE”(122). Christopher’s response to his father’s action symbolizes what conflict does to him. When something bad happens to Christopher he cannot deal with it, ruining his mindset. Not to mention his relationship with his father.
Shears dog Wellington. The novel shows this by having Christopher trying to figure out who killed wellington throughout the whole story until he found out the person who killed the dog was his own father. This is shown in the story when christopher said “I'm thinking I might have an insight about who might have killed Wellington. There are three reasons someone might kill a dog: because they hate the dog. because they are crazy, or because they want to upset the owner.
For example, on page 5, Death reveals his thoughts on his job and how he must do it because, “Who would ever replace me? Who would step in while I take a break…? The answer, of course, is nobody.” Death knows no one will ever replace him. Death knows that he is the only one who could do his job. Therefore when Death’s own metaphorical time comes he must bring himself to death.
Victor felt really bad for William and thinks it was his fault William died. This was Victor's fault because if Victor did not create the monster, William would never of died. Victor’s nature was melancholy when he found out the monster may have been the cause for William’s death. Victor believes that his horrific creation is a part of himself. Victor regrets making Frankenstein a lot and knew it was a big mistake.
When Henry comes to find Catherine in the deceased wife’s room, he finds out her suspicions and ridicules them when he states, “My mother’s illness [...] the seizure which ended in her death was sudden.” (154). As Catherine realized that General Tilney did not kill his wife, she now focuses on her relationship with Henry. The author italicized “was” because she wanted to inform that the death of Henry’s mother was sudden; therefore, there could have been no cause of death by his father, General Tilney. Also, the mother’s cause of death was a prolonged effect from a wild fever that was a side effect from her disorder, that of which we do not know. In addition, the novel states that only his father was home with Henry’s mother, which is a respected clue Catherine gathered, however, based upon Henry’s background evidence, Catherine gives up on her run of mystery and omits from her exploration.
The death of the canary shows a significant motive for why Mrs. Wright committed the killing of her husband because she can see herself in the bird and when Mr. Wright took the bird's life, a part of Mrs. Wright life was also taken away. The canary was the only thing that helped through her
He was not able to think like his dad, because he was too young, and did not have the same perspective as him. Another example is that, when The Boy sees the other little boy, he instantly started calling for him, “Come back...I wont hurt you” (McCarthy 84). Later, after his dad scolded him for attracting attention to himself, he also tells his dad that he wants to share his food with the little boy, saying “I’m afraid for that little boy...we should go get him...I’d give that little boy half of my food...he sobbed” (McCarthy 86). His dad didn't want to make that decision, however, because they had limited food supplies. Yet The Boy didn't have this understanding, and just wanted to do what he thought was right in his eyes.
He has changed from just wanting a good reputation to a man who wants to be good for his wife. John could have lied to keep his life and signed a contract of confession, but instead, he chooses to give his life up to gain redemption and to stand for the truth. When he is about to be killed he says the Lord 's prayer: “Our Father, which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy Name. Thy Kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, As it is in heaven.