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Watership Down - Chapter 48 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 48 Summary

Dea ex Machina

Hazel is rescued from the cat. The help comes not from a rabbit or even another animal, but from a little girl living on the farm. Lucy takes Hazel and shows him to the doctor. The doctor checks the rabbit over and assures Lucy that his injuries are not life threatening. He offers to help her find a place where they can set the rabbit free. They let Hazel go at the entrance to Watership Down.

Chapter 48 Analysis

The theme of man's inhumanity to animals has been seen several times throughout the book. This chapter shows a different side of humans. Hazel has been helped several times by other animals, but never has he received help from a human. His entire experience with humanity has been negative. For the first time, he learns that humans can be caring. Not all people want to harm...

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