THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Plot Overview The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time takes place in the year 1998 in and around the town of Swindon, England. The fifteen-year-old narrator of the story, Christopher John Francis Boone, discovers the slain body of his neighbor’s poodle, Wellington, on the neighbor’s front lawn one evening and sets out to uncover the murderer. His investigation is at times aided, and at other times hampered, by the mild form of autism he lives with. After Christopher hits a policeman in a misunderstanding at the scene of the crime, the police take Christopher into custody. They release Christopher with only a stern warning, under the condition that he promises to them and to his father not to look into the murder any further.
The curious incident of the dog in the night time is a story about a fifteen year old boy who finds a neighbours dog dead on the front lawn. Christopher, then embarks on a quest to find who killed the dog called Wellington. This book is very hard to understand as this book like the mind of Christopher, as he is has Asperger’s Syndrome. The writer Mark Haddon has written this book so Christopher is telling the reader the story. Even though it is hard to understand when you read further into it you begin to understand not only the story but also Christopher.
Police came to investigate about the accident but Mr.Bell didn’t let them investigate. Billy was writing letter to his mother while he was writing the letter he heard some noise. When he went downstair and see he got shocked that Simon helped German’s and they killed Simon. Literary Techniques And Devices: ▸ “ In shifts of six, unsmiling, serious, scowling soldiers stood on all sides of the boathouse.” (Alliteration-pg 177) ▸ “ The sun
The judge and Mr. Harris feel that having Sarty testify is not a good idea. The judge just decides to tell Mr. Snopes to leave the county to never return. As Sarty walks out a kid calls him a barn burner along with knocking him down twice. Sarty attempts to go after the kid, but his father stops him. Sarty, his father, and older brother meet up with his mother, aunt, and two sisters; who were already waiting in the wagon with all their broken possessions.
Being kept away from Maycomb all that time eventually made him go mad. One day while Boo was sitting on the living room floor, cutting up The Maycomb Tribune, he carelessly plunged his sharp scissor blades into his father’s leg. That act was obviously a cry for help. Boo then was not taken to an asylum, but was put in the Maycomb jail courthouse basement. He was not in there for too long because Mr.Radley had to bring him back home so he would not die from the mold growth.
But then everyone sees the woman's husband. They find he has committed suicide because he couldn't take his wife's screaming. Dr. Adams tells Uncle George to take Nick out of the hut. The doc feels bad that he brought his young son and his son had to see the bloody pregnancy and the guy's suicide. On the way back, Nick is curious and asks a lot of questions about the childbirth and the suicide.
She screams “‘Help, for God’s sake, help!’...fled from the table, and fell into the arms of his father, who came rushing up to her” (18). His mother has asthma, and Gregor is concerned about upsetting her. His father, however, has quite a different reaction. Gregor’s manager flees from the house and his father gets angry. Instead of showing the slightest bit of concern for Gregor, he instead reacts with violence, lashing out at Gregor.
Ted told his biographer Michaud that he could ‘identify with’ ‘respected’ and ‘clung to’ his grandfather. Other family members told attorneys in 1989 (after Ted had been arrested), that Samuel Cowell was a tyrannical bully and a bigot who hated blacks, Italians, Catholics and Jews. The attorneys were told how Cowell would beat his wife and family dog and also how he would swing the neighbourhood cats by their tails. Julia Cowell (the youngest sister) even claims to have been thrown down the stairs by her father for sleeping in, no such claims or stories were ever told that Samuel had beat Ted but he would fly of the handle when Teds paternity would come up in conversation. It was said that Cowell would sometimes speak to unseen presences in the house.
Narrator spends a few days at the house trying to comfort Roderick but can’t make him happy. Roderick says he thinks that the house is unhealthy and is causing his sickness. Madeline dies and they bury her in tombs underneath the house so because Roderick thinks doctors will want to examine her to study what killed her. As they bury her, narrator notices that her cheeks are rosy. Also realizes that her and Roderick are twins.
Some grieve over words that can never be said or heard, others over someone they won’t see again, and so on. Abby grieves over her marriage as she reveals to Oskar that, “My husband and I had been having a terrible fight” (Foer 290). William Black, her ex-husband is able to attain closure when Oskar gives him the key to a safe that belonged to his deceased father. A.R. Black grieves over his wife’s death by hammering nails into their bed and for his loss of hearing.