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Aha-Moment Of Father

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In the novel, The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-time by Mark Haddon, the elements of Character of Father, the Aha-Moment of Christopher and the Conflict develops the theme when in making an effort to heal a relationship, one must be truthful in order to show a sense of trust and value to the person. Firstly, the Character of Father helps us to understand a level of effort he puts in trying to fix his relationship with Christopher. Father says “ And, um… I’ve got you a present. To show you that I really mean what I say. And to say sorry (Hadden 219), the quotation gives us a perspective that Ed really care for his son and that the golden retriever symbolizes a peace offering between them. However, he also shows effort in the relationship…show more content…
This shows that when Father was honest with him, he would then try to acknowledge the truth to be able to understand why he did what he did, he would then be able to look back at all the times that Father has been good to him and weigh the bad and good of him as a father and may give him a second chance. Lastly, the conflict between Christopher and Father helps develop the theme when one realizes what to fix in order to show the value for the person. Father knows the tension he had caused by being dishonest, and by being honest, he was able to gain back trust from Christopher to show him that he valued their relationship. With that Father will learn how to value honesty in a relationship and show Christopher that he valued him as a person and their relationship as a whole. Therefore, the elements of the character of the father, the A-ha Moment of Christopher and the conflict develop the theme when in making an effort to heal a relationship, one must be truthful in order to show a sense of trust and value to the
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