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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime

Summary: Discusses Mark Haddon's book "The curious incident of the dog in the night-time." Analyzes the main character Christopher, who suffers from Asperger's Disease, closely related to autism. Considers if Christopher is based on a real human being with Asperger's Disease or if he is just a mixture of what the author has found about Asperger's and other similar illnesses.

While reading Mark Haddon's book "The curious incident of the dog in the night-time" one will be caught by the ways of the main character. The main character named Christopher suffers from Asperger's syndrome, an illness close to autism. As a former teacher's assistant to a boy with Asperger's this book had a very strong impact on me. Is this fictional character Christopher based on a real human being with Asperger's or is he just a mixture of what the author has found about Asperger's and other similar illnesses"

Firstly, to be able to see if the character Christopher is based on a real person I am going to compare his peculiarity and personality with the boy for whom I was a teacher's assistant. Therefore, we must note that the character Christopher is fifteen years old and the boy (who I now will refer to as Ben) who...

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