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…
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 murder of Wellington, several hidden secrets erupted and were revealed to Christopher. Christopher is a very special fifteen-year-old, as he has Autism and he, does not like to be touched. Christopher also and dislikes the color yellow very much. However he likes the color red, and he believes that if he sees a number or red cars in order, then it will probably be a good day. Christopher likes prime numbers so each chapter is a prime number instead of being numerically ordered. Christopher only lives with his father as his mother has died two years ago. After his mother died, his neighbor Mrs. Shears used to come over to cook for them. She would also clean and organize the house for them. Christopher and his father never hug as he does not
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