The Dog of Tithwal - Summary Summary & Analysis

Saadat Hasan Manto
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"The Dog of Tithwal" is a short story written in Urdu, one of the languages of India, by Sadaat Hasan Monto. It takes place during a war between India and Pakistan and concerns a two-day period between the two camps. The story illustrates the hate that the two groups have for one another and the fact that the war is doing little to bring about a resolution.

The story takes place in a beautiful and peaceful country setting. The sweet smell of the blooming wildflowers is wafting in the soft breeze. The birds are heard chirping overhead, and the treed mountains rise beyond the field. It is the end of September, and the sky is a calm blue. The weather is just right. However, on either side of this beautiful field are two enemy trenches, in which soldiers have been living for several weeks. The...

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