An Analysis of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

839 WordsJun 12, 20124 Pages
Autism occurs mostly in males ration 4:1. (males:females). In the novel “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time” is about a boy named Christopher Boone who has a case of autism. In this novel Christopher is trying to solve the murder of his friend Mrs. Sheers dog. Christopher shows three different types of autism. Communication, does not like talking to strangers. Behavioural, does not ant normal around other people. Social. Because he does not like things about other people. Christopher Boone has a excellent understanding of his difference from others and displays his three symptoms of autism through his narration. Christopher Boone shows communication problems because, he does not like talking to strangers. Firstly,…show more content…
When Christopher is asking who killed wellington he says “I didn't look at his face. I don't like looking and peoples faces especially if they are strangers.” (Haddon 36). This shows social problems because making eye contact is something you have to do to get multiple things in life. Lastly, Christopher thinks more on how someone die's than taking in that someone just died. When father tells Christopher that is mohter had a heart attack Christopher says “ What kind of heart attack.” (Haddon 27). This shows social problems because he was thinking on how his mother died than taking in that his mother is dead. Christopher Boone shows social problems because he do not like certain things about people. Christopher Boone does understand his differences from others and shows his three symptoms of autism through his narration. Christopher has three main problems he deals with throughout the novel. He deals with Social, Behavioural, and Communication problems. Christopher does have hard time but he seems to pull it off and handle it
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