The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time: 4th Meeting Date

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Ashley Gustafson 04/12/2019 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time #4 (p.198-221) 1. Questions: 1. Why did Christopher enjoy that creepy dream he had about everyone dying except people like him? 2. Why do people with special needs like Christopher resort to screaming and flailing around like it’s a normal thing to do? 3. What does it mean when Christopher says he feels a pain in his chest? 4. Christopher always wants to hit people or stab them with his swiss army knife. Has he ever thought of the real consequences for doing so? 5. What do you think are considered “little” crimes? What are examples of “big” crimes? 6. What do you believe Christopher’s future will consist of? 2. Literary Analysis Commentary: The author uses similes very well to compare two unlike things using “like” or “as”. Christopher uses similes a lot because he has to compare something he knows well, like computers, to something he doesn’t quite understand, like people. Using this literary term helps show what is going on inside of Christopher’s mind. Christopher hates surprises, and he tries to

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