Where The Red Fern Grows Analysis

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The story is told through a first person perspective of adult Billy remembering his experiences as a child. The point of view is the perspective in which a story is told from. Having the story be told in first person gives a reader a more emotional and personal feeling towards the story, which allows them to take in more thematic details for the story. It also amps up the effect and supportiveness of the other literary elements. With each quote Billy says the reader can feel his emotions on a personal level.
I buried Little Ann by the side of Old Dan. I knew that was where she wanted to be. I also buried part of my life along with my dog… Then, with painstaking care, I carved their names deep in its red surface. As I stood looking at the two …show more content…

The plot clearly showed the theme through how the events of the story were arranged by having a reader learn about all Billy’s and his dogs adventures, which showed the unique bond between them, and by showing how God played a role in Billy’s life. The characterization of Billy has the readers unmistakingly understand that Billy is a one of a kind dog owner and is also a strong believer in God’s power. The point of view strengths the supportiveness capabilities of the plot and characterization along with having its own supportiveness by increasing the amount of emotion and personal feeling felt by the reader. Overall, Where the Red Fern Grows is an amazing novel to read to view how man and animal can share an amazing bond with each other, so amazing in fact that God himself is only powerful enough to break it. After reading it one will never forget the amazing adventures of Billy and his two puddles of joy, Little Ann and Old

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