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Christopher in The Curious Incident and Autistic Behavior Essay

… Ed, Christopher's father, is clearly very frustrated with his current situation. One of the reasons he is so desperate for Christopher to take his A-levels is because he finds his current professional and personal life so limiting. He is angry at Mrs. Shears because she is his former mistress and the fact that his wife has left him for Mr. Shears. He does not understand his son's obsession with dogs and has poor coping skills to deal with his son's limitations. "All I could think was she cared more about this bloody dog than you are me" he says to Christopher (Haddon 88). Yet while his father's actions seem horrifying, particularly in light of his son's obsession with dogs, it is worth noting that to…. [read more]

Dog and Nighttime Mark Haddon's the Curious Term Paper

… Dog and Nighttime

Mark Haddon's the Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a particularly unique glimpse into the mind of an autistic child. Largely, the book is successful because the disorder is described through the eyes of a character who suffers from it. Haddon's use of language, pictures, and problems to fully illustrate the autistic frame of mind is exceptionally compelling because it achieves more than a mere diagnosis or listing of symptoms could ever do: the genuine experience of being exposed to a child with autism is revealed within his writing. Undoubtedly, Christopher Boone represents a reasonably functional autistic child, and his actions are necessarily driven by the plot of the story. In many ways, Christopher can be looked at as…. [read more]

Lisa Was a Sophomore Essay

… In order for the patient to adapt to her own philosophy, we must get her to accept herself for who she is without seeking approval from others. To do that, we need to ask her what she likes about herself and her life and encourage her to put emphasis on those things in order to build up her self-esteem so that she would be more inclined to adapt to her own philosophy of life.

"One of the main elements of Erikson's psychosocial stage theory is the development of ego identity.1 Ego identity is the conscious sense of self that we develop through social interaction. According to Erikson, our ego identity is constantly changing due to new experiences and information we acquire in our daily interactions…. [read more]

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