The theme of "A Dark Brown Dog" shows a representation of how slaves tried to be free. The dog represents a slave. I could say the child represents the dog's conscience in a way. The child always seemed to make choices for the dog. The dad represents a leader who took control of slaves. The climax tells you how the slaves really couldn't be free at all. If they didn't follow the rules, they would've been killed.
Exposition: The child was standing on a street corner. Suddenly, a dark brown dog came running then stopped when he seen the child. The child and the dog made eye contact.
Conflict: Dog VS Family No one was home at the time. The child sat down on the floor with the dog. Then, the family came home and seen the dog. They decided wether to keep the dog or not.
Rising Action: The father decides that the dog should stay. The child became a guardian and a friend to the dog. They were associate together at all times.
Climax: The father flung the dog outside the window.
Falling Action: One day the father comes home drunk.
Resolution: The boy has a dreadful final moment with the dog.
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