The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter Abstracts

Chapter 2 | Chapter 3

* At precisely seven minutes past midnight, the narrator sees a dog lying on the grass on Mrs. Shears' lawn, apparently asleep.

* He recognizes the dog as Wellington, Mrs. Shears' standard poodle.

* The dog has been impaled on a garden fork, the tines passing all the way through Wellington's body, pinning the dog to the turf.

* The narrator picks the dog up, and it is "leaking blood." The narrator strokes Wellington and wonders who killed him.

* The narrator introduces himself as Christopher John Francis Boone.

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* Christopher first meets Siobhan some eight years earlier. She shows him some "smiley face" pictures depicting a broad range of human emotions. Christopher has a pretty good understanding of the basic happy and sad faces, but he can't figure out the other faces, which express subtler emotions.

Chapter 5 | Chapters 7, 11, 13 and 17

* Chapter 5 flashes back to the night of Wellington's demise. Christopher pulls the...

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