On The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Nighttime

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While writing the Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, I think Mark Haddon had many purposes that he was trying to get across. One of these purposes is bringing attention to the stereotypes of developmental disabled children. An example of this is the fact that Christopher has a mild form of autism, but is incredibly gifted in math. Most people usually have the idea that kids with disorders have a lesser level of intelligence than the average person, but in this story, it clearly proves that point wrong. Christopher, in fact, is the first person in his entire school to do an A level. He has the highest level of intelligence in the subject of math, making him smarter than what people would think. His autism affects his social skills,
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