he went to go see his grandmother very often even you know that he doesn't like nursing homes. He had a date his sister was sick he didn't want to go bye himself but he did because he loves his grandmother. The theme is about family, family comes first and help people that cant do things himself.
The situation,The elder laddie gave him dignity and he didn't runaway. Analysis, If Miss,Jones didn't take him him under her wing for a little,m he probably would have ran away and or than arrested. Theme, If you give somebody dignity then they'll pick the right path next time.