_________________________________________________________ Mark Haddon’s novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, is a remarkable novel exploring the world of Christopher, a fifteen-year-old boy with Aspergers Syndrome. As a consequence, this condition, leaves Christopher’s ability to emotionally connect with people scarce. Haddon explores Christopher’s many behavioural problems, along with the emotional and physical journey which takes place in his life to discover truth – who killed Wellington? As the story unravels we discover a lot more than just Wellington’s murderer, resulting in the novels mysteriousness and immensity until the very end. The gulf which separates Christopher from his parents and the rest of us makes him unconditionally unique as a result of his disability, resulting in him to be considered as an ‘unsolved mystery’.
In the beginning of the story, Brother recounts the day Doodle was born, saying that he was a disappointment as soon as he entered the world. The narrator was not satisfied with his brother, which resulted in the horrible things he thought about him. Brother said that “It was bad enough having an invalid brother, but having one who possibly was not all there was unbearable…” As a result, the narrator enjoyed torturing Doodle, threatening to abandon him multiple times. He even took Doodle to see the casket that was built for him, and forced him to touch it. The narrator basked in the control he had over his brother.
The story is enjoyable for its humorous portrayal of a family embarking on a vacation; O'Connor has been unforgiving in her portrayal of these characters. Misfit can be determine as sympathetic because he was wrongly punished, he had no other option than killing the family and polite and well mannered. Firstly, Misfit was wrongly accused for killing his father and was punished and sent to jail. I think Misfit did not killed his father because if he did he would remember it. He asks for the proof and paper work from cops but they did not show him.
Andy was hired by the victim’s father to process the case. It was a very hard one for Mr.Barber. It got to a point where he had to defend his own son. It had ruin Jacob’s reputation and tored the family apart. Andy loved his child and doubted he would kill anyone, but was afraid his father and grandfather’s killer instincts had been passed to him.
Although sad at his father’s suicide, he feels no guilt about killing Kai. His loyalties ultimately lie with his brother Po, and by the end of the film, Trish as well. Loyalty is a huge theme in the film, by the end when all is revealed, it is clear that Isaac’s trust in Mac is misplaced after his plain betrayal. Mac’s need for power and money overpowers his loyalties to Isaac and his
When Gail first finds out what Frank had done to Marie and the other Native American girls, she tells Wes trusting in him to bring Frank to justice. This is very hard for Wes to do because Frank is his brother, but it causes a strain in Frank and Gail's marriage, but they pull through. Gail wasn’t happy with Wes's decision to keep Frank in their basement; she understood how hard the situation with Frank was on Wes, that she decided to support him. When the four men went to her house to break Frank out she was there to stop them, even though she did not agree with keeping him in her house. Another way she was loyal to Wes was her relationship with Len.
Although Frank is a respected war hero who saved many lives and also idolized by David but when he treats the young Indian women, he molest and rapes them. He shows no sign of pity for them and will kill them after molesting or raping. Julian Hayden is a man who loves gaining control of others. He assumes that he’s above the law so ‘they couldn’t arrest us’. When Julian slowly found out about Frank’s crimes, he thinks that Frank should not be arrested because he is the war hero.
when Okonkwo father died he had been in a lot of debt, Okonkwo became obsessed with the idea of manliness in order to get over his father weakness. ”It was the fear himself, lest he should be found to resemble his father.”(13). Therefore, Okonkwo only showed the emotion of anger. He strongly believed that "To show affection was a sign of weakness the only thing worth demonstrating was strength.”(28). Okonkwo’s life first began to fall apart when Ikemefuna, his supposed to be son was killed.
Amir would rather his father love him and be proud of him for one day than help his best friend from getting raped. Amir was selfish and unappreciative. After Hassan got raped, the relationship between him and Amir changed for the worst. Amir did another terrible thing by framming Hassan. This was the last time Amir saw Hassan because after Hassan and his father left, Amir and Baba moved to America.