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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time


by Mark Haddon

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

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Q. Does Christopher see the world differently than other people do?

Only sometimes
Q. What is Christopher's favorite school subject and why?

Chemistry, because of the explosions
Klingon literature, because of the creativity
Math, because of the order and logic
English, because of the writing
Q. In general, Christopher fears what things?

Dead dogs
Things that are unfamiliar
Small spiders
Q. What is one of the reasons that Christopher likes dogs?

They can't tell lies
Cats are antisocial and never come when called
He is allergic to rats
They protect him from Mrs. Shears
Q. What does Christopher see in his rather creepy dream that makes him happy?

Everyone in the world dying near their TVs
His pet rat Toby falling off a cliff
His father getting shot
His neighbor Mr. Shears turning into the Terminator