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Charlotte's Web Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 3 – Escape Summary

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Chapter 3 Summary - Escape

The chapter begins with a description of all the sights and smells of Wilbur's new home - Homer Zuckerman's barn. More specifically, Wilbur's home is the pigpen below the main floor of the barn. The whole barn is a comfortable place to exist, with all of the traditional trappings of a barn.

Fern especially is fond of the barnyard, and she comes every day to sit on a milking stool next to Wilbur's pen. From there, she watches her little pig, listening and thinking. Mr. Zuckerman will not allow her into Wilbur's pen, nor can she take him out, but all of the animals grow to trust her, and she and Wilbur are content.

One afternoon, when Wilbur is almost two months old, Fern does not come, and Wilbur is lonely and bored. He complains out loud about his predicament and is answered by...

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