After closely analyzing the short story of A Dark Brown Dog

After closely analyzing the short story of A Dark Brown Dog, the theme identified is that with certain people it is possible to have more trust, faith, and love in a friend than one may have within their own family. The boys family seems to be in a constant battle with the boy all throughout the story. This occurs during the time of the boys fathers drunkenness and bickering between the family about needless matters. It is seen that he does not come from a very good family. “Every time the family is portrayed, it is in a dark or dirty way.”(Stockton Article) Take into consideration the thought of the dog being the most normal thing the boy had in his life. The boy …show more content…