The Story of Edgar Sawtelle: A Novel - Lessons and Dreams Summary & Analysis

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Lessons and Dreams Summary

Edgar dreams of his father, and his mother helps teach Edgar how to train the dogs. Dr. Papineau comes by for dinner before heading to Florida for his yearly vacation. He is impressed with how Edgar and Trudy are handling the farm. Dr. Papineau suggests hiring on Claude in order to make sure the farm continues to function well, in order to protect his investment. Trudy is horrified at the suggestion, and will hear none of it.

Lessons and Dreams Analysis

Early attempts to increase the breeding of the dogs are rejected by Trudy, who wants to keep the raising of the dogs a family operation. This also steels Edgar's resolve to help make his mother's determination successful, in that they can handle the farm on their own.

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