Charlotte’s Web By E.B. White Essay

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Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

Fern convinced her dad not to kill the runt pig and he gave it to her to take care of. She named him Wilbur. Wilbur was getting bigger and bigger and eating more and more. He had to be sold so Fern called her aunt and uncle the Zuckermans.

The goose told Wilbur that there was a loose board in his pen. He escaped but he got tired, hungry and afraid. Uncle Homer lured him back to his pen with food. Wilbur had a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day because it was raining and his plans got ruined. He started to cry, but then he heard a soft friendly voice. The voice said, "Salutations!" At first he didn’t know who said it. Then he saw a large gray spider waving at him. It was Charlotte.

It is summer and school is out for Fern and Avery. The goslings have hatched. Wilbur finds out that he’s going to be killed at Christmas. Charlotte calms him down and tells him she will save him. Fern tells her mom and dad what the animals talk about in the barn. Mrs. Arable is very concerned about Fern.

Wilbur tried to spin a web. Templeton the rat tied string to his tail. He climbed to the top of his manure pile and jumped. He went thump on the ground! Templeton’s rotten egg got broken and made a disgusting smell in the barn. This saved Charlotte from Avery.

Charlotte wrote SOME PIG in her web. Everybody was surprised and happy with Charlotte’s...

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