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I did not completely connect with any of the characters in The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time.

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Writer?s Notebook Entry: The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time Emily Marie 3/25/12 Ms. Jojo Mod 7 1. I did not completely connect with any of the characters in ?The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time?. A large part of what created the problems in this book was that the protagonist, Christopher, had trouble connecting to other people. He did not like people touching him and he had trouble determining emotions, facial expressions, and the tones of voices (page 3). I can relate to a few things, like liking certain colors and shapes more than others, but I can?t say that I have any idea what he goes through on a daily basis. ...read more.

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are facing uphill, a village in the distance with 31 visible houses, an old plastic bag in the distance, the different types of grass, and the altitudes of the field (pages 141-142). The author is trying to help people understand that in life, we should be more understanding and not jump to conclusions because everyone is different. 4. I like the idea of looking at everything in life with such great detail. I guess I never completely realized that there are so many things around us that can be taken in and explored but that the human mind just kind of brushes aside, or ?glances? at (page 142). On his way to school, Christopher, the protagonist, always counts the number of red and yellow cars he sees. ...read more.

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It is very interesting to see how the protagonist deals with the twists and turns of his life and how brave he becomes, though. I would recommend this book to anyone who likes a mystery, but is also interested in how the human mind works. I believe anyone with an interest in psychology would find this book somewhat intriguing because it?s like getting into someone else?s mind for a while and learning how other people deal with the situations that you go through daily. Almost anyone could connect with some aspects of this story because, although it may not be as extreme, we each have those little things that we believe keep our lives orderly from day to day, just like the protagonist. ...read more.

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