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A Dark Brown Dog

What is the tone in the story "A Dark Brown Dog"? 

Stephen Crane's disturbing naturalistic story, "A Dark Brown Dog" conveys a brutish tone to the life of the family of the boy to whom the dog attaches itself. The home is obviously one in the...

Latest answer posted November 13, 2014 2:25 am UTC

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In "A Dark Brown Dog," choose at least three images that suggest a sense of entrapment and explain them.

Throughout “A Dark Brown Dog,” the third-person narrator presents the child’s situation as marred by the violence of his father. When he cannot avoid his father, he suffers terrible blows. Even as...

Latest answer posted September 13, 2020 2:35 am UTC

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A Dark Brown Dog

What's the theme of "A Dark Brown Dog" by Stephen Crane, and are there any symbols in this short story?"

Much criticism has been given over Stephen Crane's "A Dark Brown Dog." While some readers tend to interpret it superficially (being simply about a boy and his dog), others scrutinize it much...

Latest answer posted July 24, 2013 12:10 am UTC

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What is the tone and mood of the short story "A Dark Brown Dog" by Stephen Crane?

“A Dark-Brown Dog” is a short story by American author Stephen Crane (1871–1900). Crane is renowned for his Civil War novel, The Red Badge of Courage. He is also noted as a master of American...

Latest answer posted December 7, 2019 2:38 am UTC

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