Charlotte's Web - Study Guide Chapters 10-13 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10, “An Explosion.”

Day after day, Charlotte hangs head-down in her web, waiting for an idea to come to her of how to save Wilbur’s life. Finally, in mid-July, an idea dawns on the spider. "The way to save Wilbur's life is to play a trick on Zuckerman,” thinks Charlotte (Chapter 10, p. 65).

In the summertime, Fern and Avery run about the farm playing and swinging on Mr. Zuckerman’s swing which hangs from the barn door. After swinging for an hour, the children go to visit Wilbur and Avery decides to catch the “tremenjus” spider hanging above Wilbur’s pen. Avery loses his balance as he pokes at Charlotte with a stick from the stool, falling onto Wilbur’s trough and sending it crashing to the ground. The goose egg, tucked in Templeton’s lair, breaks along with it, and the smell of rotten egg fills...

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