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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
“They are very logical but you could never work out the rules, even if you spent all your time thinking about them.” (p 12)
Prime numbers are erratic, and sometimes you can find them always end with certain numbers so people may think that they find the pattern of prime numbers. However, there must have some exceptions of prime numbers that do not follow the pattern. Prime numbers are used for the chapter numbers of the book. Prime numbers may be like the story, the storyline and all the clues lead readers to an answer that they all agree, but suddenly everything changes and they lose track of the book and need to rethink what actually happened.
“I sometimes pretend at night in the summer when I go and lie on the lawn and look up at the sky and I put my hands round the sides of my face so I can’t see the fence and the chimney and the washing line and I can pretend I’m in the space.” (p 51)
Christopher’s imagination world is different from other children’s. Christopher imagines going to space, at the same time, other children imagine playing games and having toys. Christopher has different point of few comparing to others and he has more thoughtful ideas to help him find the murderer of the dog. Also it shows Christopher’s interests in science and math which scientifically means the person has more logical thoughts. Apparently, Christopher is smarter than normal children which helps him to find some little details that only he will notice. However, he imagines himself being alone without anyone which shows how serious his autism is throughout the paragraph.

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