The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time Character Analysis

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A hero is defined as someone who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievement, or noble qualities. While in this book, the main character shows the character trait of hero. In the novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, by Mark Haddon, the story is about the main character, Christopher, going through different struggles and resolving them throughout the book. Without a doubt, Christopher is a hero because he is brave, he never gives up on something, and he follows the steps to heroic journey.

Christopher is a hero because he has gone through different problems and solved them with courage, which shows that he is brave. To begin with, when Christopher found the poor, dead dog, Wellington, he went around asking questions about Wellington even though his salty dad had told him not to. Christopher asked Mrs. Alexander questions about his mother and Mrs. Shear’s Husband, Mr.Shear.(Haddon 56-61) This is important because people who have autism would not ask questions to a stranger, but Christopher asked Mrs. Alexander, who was a stranger to Christopher, so that is one reason why he is brave. Another example why Christopher is brave is he went to London by himself to find his mom. In the text, it said, “And I said,” I’m going to London.”” (Haddon 133) Even though he is only a kid, he still went to London by himself. No kids his age would even think about going on a journey full of danger just to live with someone else, and that shows that he is super brave compared to any average child. To
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That’s what made him an interesting and unique hero in the book. Hero is a strong word. Not only the people who saved someone else can be classified as a hero. Anyone could be a hero, you just have to have the character traits that Christopher has, or have one of the character traits in order to be a true

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