Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's - Chapters 25 and 26 Summary & Analysis

John Elder Robison
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Chapters 25 and 26 Summary and Analysis

In Chapter 25: Montagoonians, John had a difficult time remembering people's names. In order to cope, he made up names for most everyone. He called his little brother Snort and then later Varmint. He called his wife Little Bear. He named animals and dogs as well but always selected names that made sense. His dog's name was "Poodle." He named his house, "The House." As a young boy he named his toy tractor, "Chippy." When his therapist told him he could name his parents, he named is father, "Stupid," and his mother, "Slave," - names they were not thrilled with. When he introduced a friend from Montague, Canada, he referred to them as Montagoonians.

In Chapter 26: Units One through Three, John never had a problem picking out a machine or vehicle but picking out friends was always a challenge. He...

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