Week one; post one
Monkish (pg. 20): acting with self-denial
Autism (pg. 39): A development disorder found in children with symptoms of impaired communication, excessive strictness, and emotional disconnection.
“He lapsed back into his own thoughts, and all I could think was that the same thing could be said about our conversations.” (pg.43). John said this after his dad said that his job was the same today as always. John means that his conversations with his dad are always the same, short, uninteresting, and meaningless. He and His dad have a distance between them that is shown by their short conversations.