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Watership Down - Chapter 46 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 46 Summary

Bigwig Stands His Ground

Woundwort and two of his Owsla break through the Honeycomb. The other rabbits have retreated deeper into the burrow, but had to leave Fiver behind. When Woundwort sees Fiver, he thinks the rabbit is dead and does not bother him. They see a freshly dug wall and break through. Bigwig has dug himself into the ground behind the wall. He jumps up and bites the General's leg as he enters the room. They struggle and ultimately, Bigwig gets the advantage.

Chapter 46 Analysis

Woundwort is determined to prove he is the strongest rabbit. He makes a fatal mistake when he underestimates Bigwig. Bigwig again shows that he can be a worthy leader and come up with a plan at the last minute. With Holly's help, he carries out his plan. Like Hazel, he is able to work with others to formulate and carry out...

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