How Does Christopher Boone's Condition Affect His Future

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“The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance has ever observed. But [Sherlock Holmes] notices them like I do” (Haddon 73). In The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon, a boy who lives in Swindon named Christopher Boone tries to solve the mystery of the murder of his neighbor's dog Wellington, but finds himself revealing other major secrets. As the story progress, the readers will find themselves wondering why Christopher isn't like any other kid they know or have read about. When the reasons to why Christopher tends to act the way he does become clear the reader's viewpoint of Christopher will shift. Another question the reader will ask themselves is how will his condition affect his future. Given…show more content…
Perseverance is the key for Christopher to have an auspicious future. Christopher finds a shirt box full of 43 envelopes addressed to him in the same hand writing inside father’s room. After reading the first 3 letters and half of the forth one Christopher came up with the conclusion that “Mother had not had a heart attack. Mother had not died. mother had been alive all the time. And father had lied about this” (Haddon 112). Christopher passes the A-level maths exam, moves in with mother in Swindon, Fathers tries to fix Christopher and his bond, And Christopher gets a new dog named Sandy. Christopher reminiscing about his adventure “And I know I can do this because I went to London on my own, and because I solved the mystery of Who Killed Wellington? and I found my mother and I was brave and wrote a book and that means I can do anything” (Haddon 221). Scientists find answers to unanswered questions and they have to find ways to keep going on even if it means they have to go back to the…show more content…
Christopher was at the train station trying to get to London to find his mother and he observes all different types of signs that make his head hurt. Christopher tells the readers “I see everything. That is why I don’t like new places. If I am in a place I know, like home, or school, or the bus, or the shop, or the street, I have seen almost everything in it beforehand and all I have to do is to look at the things that have changed or moved” (Haddon 140). Christopher explains the difference in the way he views the world and how normal people view it. He

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