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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 47 Summary

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Chapter 47 Summary

On the way to school the next day, Christopher’s bus passes four red cars in a row. This signals a Good Day, so he decides not to be sad about Wellington. At school, Mr. Jeavons, the psychologist, asks him why four red cars make a good day and three yellow cars make a Black Day. He says that Christopher is very logical but that this does not seem logical. Christopher responds that he likes things in order and that people use all sorts of illogical indicators to determine their moods. For example, people who work in offices feel glad when they walk out in the morning and see the sun, even though they won’t see the sun all day in the office. Mr. Jeavons comments that Christopher is a clever boy, but Christopher demurs, saying that he is just observant, seeing things the way they...

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