Old Yeller - Study Guide Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

Fred Gipson
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Travis tells of how Little Arliss always catches and keeps "every living thing that ran, flew, jumped or crawled." Because of this, Mama always makes him empty his pockets at night. In his pockets he has had everything from grasshoppers and toads to bugs and even a copperhead snake that scare Mama. After that Mama made Travis teach Little Arliss how to kill snakes. After Old Yeller came, however, Little Arliss started bringing home even bigger game such as rabbits and birds. Old Yeller would catch the game and then give it to Little Arliss and he would tell Mama he caught it himself. Travis tells of the time Little Arliss grabs a fish that Old Yeller caught. The fish stabs Little Arliss with a fin but even though he is in pain Little Arliss won't let go of the fish. After Mama medicates and bandages the...

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