A Day No Pigs Would Die - Study Guide Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

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Returning from the county fair, Robert's parents greet him and the Tanners in the dark. Mr. and Mrs. Tanner assure Papa and Mama that Robert was a great help and Jack informs his parents that Pinky won the prize for best-behaved pig. At that moment, Papa and Robert sort out the debt the boy incurred by being late, including making up for missed chores and repaying the feed that the pig had consumed. Robert reenacts the whole scenario, omitting, however, his bout of "vapors," which he calls the vomiting spell. Robert would talk all night, but Mama sends everyone to bed.

During the night, a weasel gets into the chicken coop and kills one of the hens, which means chicken for supper. Papa catches the weasel and puts him in a sack. He informs Robert that he wants to "weasel" a neighbor's young female dog, the bitch...

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