Summer of the Monkeys Setting & Symbolism

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Gandy

Gandy is the name of the family male goose that Jay Berry captures in the butterfly net when he is learning how to use it. Gandy is quite mean, as are many geese, and Jay Berry generally steers clear of him. Once, Gandy had eaten a fishing worm off a fishing pole and the hooked worm had snagged about half-way down his throat. After several unpleasant days Gandy finally managed to get the hook through his system.

Modified Monkey Traps

Grandpa takes small-animal jaw traps and wraps the jaws in padding so they will hold but not damage when the trap is sprung. Grandpa tests the traps out on his own hand and finds that they are unpleasant but functional. Afterwards, Jay Berry attempts to use the traps to catch monkeys but the monkeys are too smart to step into the traps and instead spring them with...

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