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

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time In this book, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night time, Mark Haddon writes about Christopher John Francis Boone who is an autistic child. Throughout this story Christopher attempts to solve a murder case of his neighbor’s poodle. Christopher wakes up one day at seven minutes past midnight, and he notices the next-door neighbor’s dog laying on the ground. So he decides to go over and check out what happened, soon he found a garden fork sticking out of a dog named Wellington. Since Christopher likes murder mystery novels, he decided to write his own murder mystery novel starting with finding out what happened to Wellington. Throughout his attempt in solving the mystery of the…show more content…
Christopher lives with his father as his mother had died two years ago. It was midnight, and Christopher was in his house. He looked out the window, and noticed the dog named Wellington seemed to be lying down on the ground. So he decided to go out and check on his neighbor Mrs. Spears’s dog, after all he liked dogs. But when he got to the dog, he could see a garden fork sticking out of the dog. Wellington had been murdered, but still Christopher decided to pick up the dog and hold it. After all Christopher loved dogs especially Wellington. During that time, his neighbor Mrs. Shears who owned the dog came out shouting and screaming. Soon the police arrived at the crime scene, the police man touched Christopher. However Christopher was autistic and he did not like being touched, so he assaulted the police officer and was put into jail. His father was soon notified and he reached to the jail very soon. Christopher’s father had come to take him out of jail, however Christopher was supposed stay out of trouble, otherwise he would get into deeper trouble. But Christopher was stubborn and still decided to continue the investigation to find out who killed Wellington. His father kept on scolding him on doing so, and he attempted to restrain Christopher from investigating, he even told him to keep his nose out of other’s business. Despite that Christopher was very stubborn
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