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Niles 1 Jada Niles Mr. Dennis ENG 1DO-H 05/09/2019 the curious incident of the dog in the night-time A hero is not just someone with special powers, in fact anyone could be a hero. In Mark Haddon’s “the curious incident of the dog in the night-time,” an autistic teen attempts to find out the murderer of the neighbour’s dog and along the way, he finds out the truth about his supposedly dead mother. Firstly, Christopher decides to try and find the murderer of the dog. Secondly, he finds mysterious letters from his “dead mother” and lastly he faces his greatest fear, going out alone. Therefore, Christopher’s determination caused him to attempt difficult tasks, making him a hero in the end. From the start, Christopher begins with setting his mind on only one thing. He mentions how he wants to find the suspects of Wellington’s murder and go behind his father’s back: “I decided that I was going to find out who killed Wellington even though Father had told me to stay out of other people’s business” (Haddon 28). Christopher

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