The Curious Incident Essay

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Have you ever changed a lot over time or have you always stayed the same? Everyone changes or doesn’t in different ways. “We cannot become what we want by remaining what we are.” - Max Depree. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is written by the famous Mark Haddon. Some of the other books by Mark Haddon are; The Spot of Bother, The Red House, Boom, The Ice Bear’s Cave and many more. Christopher story is about him who is talented in Maths but people confuse him. Christopher finds a dead dog near his house and decides to solve the mystery even though he is told to stop. Christopher Broone has become a different person in the novel but still is the same Christopher in some ways. He has experienced many obstacles in a short time period which taught him much. Christopher has become more risk-taking and independant. One thing Christopher has always been certain about what he says and does over the course of the novel. In The Curious…show more content…
There was not a time in the novel Christopher was uncertain. He is certain about what he says, his future and everything else. Broome is more than certain that he likes things to be nice in order. “I said that I liked things to be in a nice order.” (pg. 24, ch. 47) Christopher likes things to be in a nice order. He is extremely certain when it comes to order. If thing don’t go his way he will get mad. This was around the exposition but reading the novel you realize that he remains this way. Further in the book, Christopher gives more evidence talking about his certain behavioral problems. “Not liking yellow things or brown things and refusing to touch yellow things or brown things...not eating food if different sorts of food are touching each other. (pg. 46, ch. 73) A few of his long list of behavioral problems are so certain that his Mother and Father can not handle it. Christophers certainty makes him who he truly is. Some traits you are born with and cherish till the day you
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