The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

Chapter 113

Christopher says ”…The pictures in my head are all the pictures of things which really happened.” What can other people do that Christopher cannot do? How might this limit him?

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Most people have filters in their memory. Perhaps this makes memory less accurate but the filter of emotion and empathy make these memories understandable within the context of the human experience. Chris can recall things perfectly but he has trouble sharing these memories with others.