Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Dark-Brown Dog (Annotated). When the blow was repeated, together with an admonition in childish sentences, he turned over upon his back, and held his paws in a peculiar manner. At last the child grew weary of this amusement and turned toward home. So it came to pass that the dog was a member of the household. He looked so comical on his back, and holding his paws peculiarly, that the child was greatly amused and gave him little taps repeatedly, to keep him so. Hee, hee, hee! The father of the family, it appears, was in a particularly savage temper that evening, and when he perceived that it would amaze and anger everybody if such a dog were allowed to remain, he decided that it should be so. In Stephen Crane’s “A Dark Brown Dog” it is clear that people are capable of change, for example, in the beginning, In the beginning, the boy views the dog as an unimportant object with no value: “on the way to his home the child turned many times and beat the dog, proclaiming with childish gestures that he held him in contempt as an unimportant dog, with no value save for the moment” (Crane 2). Edit. He stopped opposite the child, and the two regarded each other. He leaned with one shoulder against a high board-fence and swayed the other to and fro, the while kicking carelessly at the gravel. Sometimes, indeed, in his sleep, he would utter little yells, as from pain, but that occurred, no doubt, when in his dreams he encountered huge flaming dogs who threatened him direfully. The new generation is He leaned with one shoulder against a high board-fence and swayed the other to and fro, the while kicking carelessly at the gravel. So the dog prospered. He is an allegory for the young movement of white Southerners who supported integration. It was explained in many words that the infernal kid wanted to introduce a disreputable dog into the family. Thank you for being Super. The child put out his hand and called him. So the dog prospered. A short story by Stephen Crane. Sunshine beat upon the cobbles, and a lazy summer wind raised yellow dust which trailed in clouds down the avenue. When they came for him later, they found him seated by the body of his dark-brown friend. The child redoubled his exertions. The dog became more enthusiastic with each moment of the interview, until with his gleeful caperings he threatened to overturn the child. The dog itself represents liberated African Americans in the South, who lack the power to protect themselves from their white neighbors. A dynamic table of contents enables to jump directly to the chapter selected. At last the child grew weary of this amusement and turned toward home. Then he scrambled erect and took up the pursuit again. No one was in. In a small room containing a stove, a table, a bureau and some chairs, he would display strategic ability of a high order, dodging, feinting and scuttling about among the furniture. Browse more videos. 180 plays. He gave a huge howl of joy, and knocked the dog down with a heavy coffee-pot. The child in the room far above burst into a long, dirgelike cry, and toddled hastily out of the room. In a small room containing a stove, a table, a bureau and some chairs, he would display strategic ability of a high order, dodging, feinting and scuttling about among the furniture. It caused the dog to swerve as if caught in a tide. The dog, lacking skill in such matters, was, of course, unaware of the true condition of affairs. *Please keep in mind that the photos below were taken in different lighting with different cameras, so the coloring may appear slightly off between pictures. The family was supposed to reflect the typical attitude of white families during this time period and just they treated former slaves. Originally written in 1893, it criticizes the “ Jim Craw Laws,” that have enforced racial separation. This quiz is incomplete! 0. So you need a name for your brown dog. A Dark Brown Dog. Clattering trucks moved with indistinctness through it. A Dark Brown Dog. 9th - 12th grade . Save. The parent demanded to know what the blazes they were making the kid howl for. He lay on his back and turned his eyes upon the retreating form. He became so agitated with shame when he again confronted the child that he forgot the dragging rope. He pleaded with the child and petitioned him, and offered more prayers. 66% average accuracy. A second blow of the coffee-pot laid him upon the floor. From thence it rolled to the pavement of an alleyway. On the way to his home the child turned many times and beat the dog, proclaiming with childish gestures that he held him in contempt as an unimportant dog, with no value save for a moment. The head of the family saw him at this moment. He made a swift, avaricious charge and seized the rope. A woman watering plants in an opposite window gave an involuntary shout and dropped a flower-pot. In an apologetic manner the dog came close, and the two had an interchange of friendly pattings and waggles. This thing seemed to overpower and astonish the little dark-brown dog, and wounded him to the heart. The man kicked out with a ponderous foot. At these times the singer would often be chased all over the kitchen and hit with a great variety of articles. Analysis of A Dark Brown Dog in the Light of the Elements of Style Style in fiction can be define as; the element sets the tone and reflects the individuality of each author or the way in which something is written. 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