Theme Of Independence In The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time By Mark Haddon

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One becomes independent when they are able to adjust anywhere with little to no guidance or reassurance needed. Being independent is an exceeding character trait, which transforms one’s initiation, ultimately leading them to achieve their true ambition. The constant theme of maturation and developing independence appears in the novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, written by the English novelist, Mark Haddon, which follows the life of a fifteen year old boy, Christopher John Francis Boone, who is attempting to write a murder mystery novel. In the novel, Christopher has a mental disorder that makes thinking, analyzing, and acclimatizing to new environments extremely difficult. Christopher must adapt to his new peculiar lifestyle after finding out his mother had an affair with his father, and is shocked when his father reveals that he murdered Wellington, their neighbour’s dog. …show more content…

The novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time distinguishes Christopher’s independence and autarchy by portraying Christopher communicating with individuals who made him apprehensive in the beginning of the novel, controlling his behaviour and lack of emotion in public, and his vast improvement of having certainty towards others. Mark Haddon, the novelist of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, is characterizing the liberation of young Christopher Boone with situations he feels nervous with, which is teaching readers that taking risks that you may be uncomfortable with will eventually lead to one’s happiness and

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