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Watership Down - Study Guide Chapter 27 Summary & Analysis

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You Can't Imagine It Unless You've Been There

Bigwig and Acorn awaken to discover Blackberry and Fiver are gone. Holly tells them of their trip to Efrafa, the big warren. When they arrived, three rabbits asked to see their marks and took them to Efrafa. They are brought to a burrow and told to make themselves at home. Holly meets a doe named Hyzenthlay and she tells them about the warren. She tells them that the warren is overcrowded and that all rabbits are marked at birth. There are strict rules in the warren, which is ruled by a vicious rabbit named Woundwort. All rabbits are marked and sorted according to their marks. The rabbits are brutally punished if any rules are broken. Overcrowding has resulted in the does ceasing to reproduce.

The rabbits are taken to a council meeting. They propose to take a few does...

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