A Dark Brown Dog Reviews

  • Amber

    This is a pretty sad short story about a child and dog who are both abused by each other and their families. Check it out online. ...

  • Sara

    Highly allegorical short story. I think the same point could be made without seeming so stark. By this account there are no good people in the world at all...even the children are cruel and heartless....

  • Tiffany PSquared

    I joined a new GR group this morning just in time to participate in their Breakfast Club discussion of A Dark Brown Dog with my coffee and doughnut.It's a short story by Stephen Crane written in 1893 ...

  • Lina

    Stephen Crane's description of the events made it seem like i was watching this story instead of reading it, which made it really hard for me to finish it. ...

  • Alice

    Why was I not warned about how sad this story was.I don't think many people would be as touched as I was, but in my personal case it pulled at all the right strings and completely broke my tender hear...

  • Jessica Robinson

    This was a horrible story in regards to its content; however, it was not horribly written.This is for fans of Crane, but only those with strong stomachs.Anything to do with the neglect or torture of a...

  • K. Anna Kraft

    I arranged my thoughts into a haiku:"White child is god,Dark brown dog lives as a slave,This short story sure ain't nice."...

  • Cristian G

    Personal response:I read the short story A Dark Brown Dog by Stephen Crane. It was a sad story and I really liked the authors descriptions throughout the book. Also, I liked how each character in the ...

  • Jacob Kuckkahn

    Personal response:I thought A Dark Brown Dog to be rather sad in nature. While the story progresses as you'd expect it to, it nonetheless invokes strong sympathy for the dog. I didn’t find it to be...

  • Darinda

    Read in The Stephen Crane Megapack: 94 Classic Works by the Author of The Red Badge of Courage.A little boy and his dog have a bad encounter with the boy's father, a mean drunk. This is not a happy st...