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Characters The inevitable presence of diversity in human interactions dictates perspective, making all (representations) a result of selection. Mark Haddon’s mystery novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time (Curious) explores this concept from the perspective of a teenager with Asperger’s syndrome. Each of the characters play a substantial role in the novel; Christopher is represented as a challenging child who requires attendance all the time due to his Asperger’s syndrome. While his father, Ed Boone, and Siobhan, his teacher, are compared against the rest of the society who made feeble attempts to understand Christopher’s Asperger’s syndrome. Haddon explores the ways that there can be varying, and even conflicting, (perspectives) to the same events. These (representations) are conveyed through the use of narrative conventions, such as characterisation and conflict, and language techniques such as analogy. In the Curious , the protagonist Christopher, is represented as an extrinsically questionable persona who struggles to interact with the mainstream society. As Christopher reflects on

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