Bless the Beasts and Children - Chapters 11 & 12 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 36 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Bless the Beasts and Children.
This section contains 671 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Bless the Beasts and Children Study Guide

Chapters 11 & 12 Summary

The narrative of chapter eleven returns to the previous day. Returning from an off-site camping trip, the boys had seen a sign to a buffalo preserve. They persuaded Wheaties to take them as they were not due back at camp until later that day. The preserve was crowded and they joined a group of pickup trucks near to a woman with a telescopic sighted rifle. Some men drove a few buffalo into sight. The woman with the rifle fired and missed and the buffalo stampeded. She fired again, inexpertly, eventually taking down the bull buffalo. The woman rejoiced in her act. Equally inept shooters followed, slaughtering the buffalo with such lack of skill that the animals suffered before dying.

The "hunt" is explained to the reader. It is not really a hunt but a culling of the herd of buffalo. This three day...

(read more from the Chapters 11 & 12 Summary)

This section contains 671 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Bless the Beasts and Children Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Bless the Beasts and Children from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook