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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Study Guide Chapters 59 and 61 Summary & Analysis

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In Chapter 59, Christopher decides that he is going to try to find out who killed Wellington, even though his father admonishes him to stay out of other people’s business. He makes this decision, he says, because he doesn’t always do what he is told. That is because people are confusing when they tell him to do things. For example, when people tell him to be quiet, they don’t tell him how long he must be quiet. When a sign says “Keep Off the Grass,” it doesn’t say what grass to keep off of. Besides, other people break rules all of the time too, he says. His father drives over the speed limit, and the Crusaders killed many people, in spite of the command that “Thou Shalt Not Kill.” Besides, he doesn’t know what Father means when he says, “Stay out...

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