Apron the Cow
This animal sets up the reader's understanding of Robert's character and the important receipt of his pet.
Pinky's Corncrib Home
This takes a lot of labor and preparation to set it up, but Robert and his father stick to it until it's done.
The Pecks' Home
Most of this story takes place here.
Rutland County Fair
Robert experiences the wider world for the first time here.
Weaseling the Dog
The incident with this animal is one of Robert's first departures from common practice.
At the end of the story, Robert sees nobility and beauty in these as they are made golden by his father's hard work.
This is lowered into the ground by ropes, which are then removed, partly from religious tradition and partly for the practical use they will receive later.
Samson the Boar
When Robert actually sees this animal...
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