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Watership Down - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 Summary

The Lendri and the River

The rabbits see a lendri, which is a badger, and are afraid for their lives. Bigwig leads them along the Enborne River bank to find safety. To maintain peace, Hazel thanks Bigwig for saving them and lets Bigwig think he could not have done it without him. Fiver has a feeling they should cross the river to the open fields to escape the lendri. As morning approaches, the other rabbits are skeptical of the plan and fear they will not survive to find a new warren.

Chapter 7 Analysis

Fiver's intuition saves the rabbits from harm by the lendri. Hazel shows trust in Fiver's sixth sense by following his suggestion and looking for a way across the river. Hazel's leadership skills are seen in his handling of the situation with Bigwig. He lets Bigwig think he has saved the rabbits, thereby keeping the...

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