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Watership Down - Study Guide Chapter 34 Summary & Analysis

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General Woundwort

General Woundwort was born three years ago, and was the strongest of five kittens. His father was a carefree rabbit who enjoyed eating from the garden. One day, his father was shot and killed. The cottager proceeded to dig out his mother and the kittens. She escaped, but she was shot. Woundwort was the only kitten to survive. An old schoolmaster found him and took him in. Woundwort grew larger and more savage. He tried to kill the schoolmaster's cat. When he got large enough, he broke out of his hutch and escaped into the open country.

Woundwort found a small warren. He killed the chief and a rival to become Chief Rabbit. General Woundwort wanted to make his people powerful. They left the small warren to create one where they could live concealed and safe from extermination. Woundwort worked the rabbits to exhaustion, and...

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