A Literary Analysis Of 'My Kid's Dog'

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In the story of My Kid’s Dog, you find humor in a sad situation and a twist of changed feelings. The lead character, the father hates the family dog but is trying to give the dog a better burial than the yard. Now at first, you may not like the father because he hates a dog, but as the story progresses a likable character starts to evolve. I believe the author chose the father as the protagonist because it is different. Often times women are the protagonist for stories, and I feel the male being the protagonist especially for a story like this is brilliant. The story is told in first person to let the reader know how the father was feeling, and how he felt about the dog and how the dog recuperated his feelings. In the first person the readers
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