Analysis Of Emilie: The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

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There are many ways for people to connect each of these plays together as each scientist is related in some way. Each person’s work is built off another’s, or each life is affected by the work of another that has come before them. One particularly interesting common thread that can be looked at is fact that each character was faced with some sort of obstacle. Each character has to face and overcome some sort of mental, physical, or societal barrier. By looking at Emilie: La Marquise Du Chatelet Defends her life Tonight, Breaking the Code, and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time, this connection is evident. The Mariam-Webster definition of an obstacle states that it is “something that impedes progress or achievement” (citation). …show more content…
It is the story about a 15-year-old named Christopher. Christopher has an amazing brain and a form of autism that allows him to view the world in a different way. The play follows his journey to uncover the mystery of who killed his neighbor’s dog Wellington. Along the way, he discovers another secret and takes a big trip to go meet his mom who he previously had thought was dead. This was truly a touching and eye-opening play to read. The obstacle that Christopher must face the most is his autism. While he was very high functioning and exceptionally smart, he still does have to find ways to work around any limitations his autism brought him. He didn’t let this define him however, Christopher wouldn’t let what other people told him stand in his way from discovering the truth. He set his mind to something and he did it despite the odds. One example of a time he was challenged the most was when he is taking a trip on his own to find his mother after he finds out that his dad had lied to him about his mother’s death. When Christopher finds out the truth about his mom and that his dad was the one who killed Wellington he decides he is no longer safe at home and he “had to get out of the house” and go see his mom (Stephens 37). We can see from this that Christopher holds a lot of meaning with being honest with someone. Along his journey, he faces many obstacles from the loud sounds, not knowing where to go, and being around a lot of people. Christopher takes these obstacles one at a time and overcomes them. This shows he is persistent and good at solving problems. Another time we see Christopher face an obstacle that shows us things about who he is as a character is at the beginning when he is being interrogated by a police officer. Within the first few pages we find out some key points of Christopher’s personality, he never tells lies, he