War Horse - Chapters 1 – 4 Summary & Analysis

Michael Morpurgo
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Chapter 1 – Joey is a half-Thoroughbred red-bay farm horse residing in rural Devon, England. When he is a colt, he and his mother are brought to auction. His mother is quickly sold, and Joey, wild with fear, tries to run to her but it stopped. Joey is sold to a gruff-sounding farmer, who brings Joey to his barn. There, Zoey, the old cart horse, reassures Joey that everything will be okay. It is then that Joey meets the son of the farmer, 13-year-old Albert Narracott, and his mother. Mother believes Father has purchased Joey while drunk only to spite Farmer Easton. Albert soothes Joey by petting him and speaking gently, telling Joey he will be the smartest horse in the world, and that they will have lots of fun together. Mother insists Joey cannot understand Albert, but Albert believes it is only because people don...

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