The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Essay
Mr. Boone is not completely evil because he has good intentions behind many of his misdeeds. He only wants what is best for Christopher. Mr. Boone accepts Christopher’s special needs and wants him to succeed in life. He helps Christopher a lot more than anyone else, even Judy Boone; Christopher’s mother doesn’t help Christopher as much. Although Ed Boone’s immoral actions were evil, the good intentions, helpfulness, and patience that he displays toward his son, Christopher proves that Mr. Boone is the evil figure with an ultimately good heart.
Ed shows a lot of helpfulness to everyone and especially Christopher. This is what lets Ed be so good with Christopher, patience lets Ed be an evil figure with an ultimately good heart. Christopher is a lot of trouble and requires a lot of patience to be taken care of, and Ed can withstand his nuisance for a long time and not get mad like Christopher’s mother. Ed is very friendly also, which is seen when his friend came over to drink beer, Ed was being very humorous, and was having a good time, but he still got Christopher a meal, “I’ll stick one of those Gobi Aloo Sag things in the oven for you, OK?” [Page 67] said Ed. Judy, Christopher’s mother also regarded to Ed as being patient, “Your father is far more patient than I am.” Patience is what only a few people have and it is really hard to raise an autistic child all by yourself.
Ed is very helpful to Christopher and shows a lot of helpfulness. Ed does everything he can to make Christopher succeed; he comes to school to the teachers, he makes Christopher the meal he wants, and even gave Christopher two companions; a pet rat and a dog. When Christopher wanted to choose and go into A level math, the teachers did not allow him and they thought he wouldn’t be able to handle it, but Ed changed the teachers minds and made let Christopher take A level math. Ed said, “Christopher is getting a crap enough deal already,...
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