But That's Not the Way I Am and There's Nothing I Can Do to Change That. ’the Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time', Shows That All People Are Capable of Change in Spite of Their Disabilities. Essay

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"But that's not the way I am and there's nothing I can do to change that. ’The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time', shows that all people are capable of change in spite of their disabilities." Despite Christopher's 'problems' Christopher still manages to change things for the better and he is not alone when it comes to disability, novel definitely illustrate mother and father have difficulties taking care of Christopher, another type of 'disability'. However, with Christopher's help they change for the better. Moreover, despite his 'hitch' he embarks on an incredibly important and dangerous journey to find his mother. “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time”, is a novel written by a British writer, Mark Haddon. It is a narrated by a young boy, Christopher Boone, suffering from Asperger’s syndrome, a form of Autism. Christopher lacks the gift to completely understand people's emotions and feelings as shown in the novel early on, by his lack of ability to recognize what a person is feeling from their facial expression. This issue makes social interactions very difficult and uncomfortable for Christopher. Nevertheless, to compensate his 'disabilities', he is a great deal better than an average human being, when it comes to thinking logically and mathematically. After solving who killed Wellington and finding the truth about his mother he gradually becomes more self-sufficient and overcomes various crises he faces, he gains confidence in his abilities. As the story floats on, Christopher starts to change his attitude, patterns and habits due to the circumstances. An example of this is when he eats a yellow coloured food (hates the colour yellow) because he had no choice. "I knew I had to eat it, because I was left with no other choice". Another example is solving Wellington’s murder forces Christopher to speak with strangers, which he finds

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