The story journey by night mainly emphasizes on the brotherly love of sher singh, a young and courageous boy living in the vicinity of the forest. when he realizes that his brother kunwar has reached the edges of death he volunteers to carry him to the forest all alone. he took up this challenging task all alone as there weren't anyone around to come to his mother's aid. his father had gone for a photographic expedition along with all the men of laldwani village who accompanied him as beaters.
This story is all about the courage of sher singh. He had seen all his siblings die, and his mother had given up. But he would never give up, and does his best to save his brother, in which he succeeds. This tells us about his sense of duty and responsibility. The journey that he makes is full difficulties, this shows us courage.the theme of journey by night is the COURAGE of Sher Singh . He was brave and courageous .He was having the courage to take his brother ,Kunwar from Laldwani to the hospital for treatment because he was ill and dieing . The other theme is the FRATERNAL LOVE i.e his love for his brother expressed by him. FEAR is the one of the theme as Sher Singh had the fear of seeing his brother dieing and also the STRUGGLE OF LIFE.