He states that he cant tell lies, yet he tells his father that he wont carry on with investigation and as soon as Mrs Alexander lets him know that she has some information about his investigation, then he turns straight back too it. He explains that the reason he left her before is because ‘she went inside and he didn’t know what to do’. This shows that although he can be quite clever at times, autism still plays a major part in the chapter. He doesn’t know how to socialise with anyone so he simply walked away without saying goodbye because he doesn’t know the good meaning of manners or social equilibriums. To conclude
In the novel The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time we learn about a young boy with autism. From the point of view of this young autistic boy we learn that family and love don`t always make sense in what seems is complete logic, but it doesn`t need to make complete sense to make a family work. Christopher, the young autistic boy, likes logic and everything to make sense so he knows and understands how everything works. He also doesn`t like change and has trouble dealing with it but as his life goes on, he learns how to deal with his struggle. We know Christopher likes logic and everything to make sense.
Both examples show how each of the boys are opposed to face their own realities, and because of this they end up hurting themselves. Other similarities between both characters are displayed throughout the stories also. Such as, in the book, Finney finds out Gene pushes him off the tree on purpose, and Finney doesn’t want to ask why because he “believes [him],” and that it would crush Finney (Knowles 191). Since he cannot bear to face the circumstances, consequently Finney, who became “increasingly dependent on Gene,” dies with a broken heart (Telgen). In the same way, Neil is clearly resistant towards his father when he lies to Mr. Keating about asking for his father’s
However, he takes action in trying his very best, which even includes calling his father for advice. However, Sonny does lack symbolic self-awareness. His is not able to develop a representation of his thoughts and motives, which is why he is not able to deliver this news to his father in a way that his father can understand, and respond to in a calm matter. Sonny’s father lacks self-awareness as a whole. When Sonny’s father receives his son’s phone call, he lashes out at him immediately.
In the novel the curious incident of the dog in the nighttime, Haddon explores how an individuals struggle for independence and self-assurance will motivate them to alter their values. People who posses the ability to break the boundaries of personal comfort zones, may be successful in any venture they would take. Christopher Boone is a 15-year-old boy who suffers from a condition known as Asperger’s syndrome. His unique predicament has made him remarkably skilled in math and science but severely underequipped socially, causing Christopher to frequently misinterpret people. As a result, Christopher avoids social interactions, at all costs.
He is unable to socially interact with people but has a gift in mathematics. He is very dependent on his parents and teachers. It is often hard for him to do things on his own or leave his comfort zone. But soon enough Christopher is called into adventure when he discovers the neighbor’s dog, Wellington, run through with a garden fork, and he decides to take up the quest of who killed Wellington. This quest leads him to discover his mother’s letters and that his father has been lying to him.
One night Christopher discovers the body of his neighbour’s dead dog and is determined to get to the bottom of its murder. Christopher is diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome which is a form of Autism, meaning that he has a lack of social skills and understanding yet is able to comprehend complex math problems. Through this novel, Haddon explores through the challenges of Asperger Syndrome and issues experienced by most teenagers through the use of a variety of narrative techniques. Christopher Boone suffers from Asperger Syndrome which is a form of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), which means that he can only express himself in a simple and straightforward manner and is unable to understand most of social queues that people generally use. Haddon expresses the difficulties through the use of Narrative Perspective.
Christopher and his family - Christopher's parents are presented as flawed characters and their relationship with Christopher brings to light their hang-ups, fears and inadequacies. As the world is described through Christopher's eyes the responder is not initially aware of the level of stress associated with caring for him. The experiences of living with Christopher, such as night walking, food fastidiousness and reactions to being touched and over-stimulated, are gradually revealed. The pressures placed on parenting Christopher with his individual needs overstrain Christopher's father. He attempts to protect Christopher through lies that, when uncovered, seriously undermine their relationship.
He is afraid of what the society would think of him just like when he says “no one’d believe me” (page 296). So that is why Bone change his identity because he wants to be a new person. As he says “I’m a new person with a new name” (pg. 107). Bone doesn’t know how to deal with his stepfather or the society so he changed identity.
He is a paranoid man. His wife Rhea is cautious about his health and sends him “first to counselors and then to doctors”, because something is wrong with him but she don’t know what, they diagnose him as a candidate for “burnout”. At that point he is afraid and scared by the suggestions that he should consider a career change. When they arrive to the northern Rockies, he is afraid of wild animals, and being a place where there is no residents, and not many people know about. Against Marv Trane, Dave Colbert is shy man, who hasn’t released his inner “wild animal”, like Trane