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Watership Down - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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In the Woods

The smaller rabbits are tiring, and Hazel decides to stop to allow all to rest. He asks Dandelion to tell the story of El-ahrairah, a rabbit folk hero. He is said to control the weather and provide the dew and wind that help rabbits escape predators. El-ahrairah used tricks, rather than violence to carry out his feats.

Hazel shows his developing leadership skills when he is able to anticipate the smaller rabbits' need for rest. He fills this need by finding a safe place to rest. The story of El-ahrairah gives the rabbits courage and determination, just as folk heroes in human stories have done.

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