The Underneath - Chapters 11-20 Summary & Analysis

Kathi Appelt
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In Chapter 11, the Alligator King's age is unknown because there are no records. He has spent his years learning how to hunt and kill his prey, while growing to be 100 feet in length. Gar Face is one of the few who knows where the alligator lives. Another who knows about the alligator is Grandmother Moccasin. The alligator tells Grandmother, who is much older, that her time is coming.

In Chapter 12, Ranger, a bloodhound, has a keen sense of smell and a good sense of hearing. He has become familiar with the sounds of Gar Face’s truck and knows how long it will take the man to get home before the cat needs to be out of sight. He’s familiar with the sound of the man’s rifle. Now, he hears the sound of the calico cat’s purr. As he realizes...

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