The Yearling - Study Guide Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

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Jody has seen signs that fawns are being born. Sometimes he sees the tiny footprints of twin fawns, and he wonders whether he might take one for himself and leave one for the mother. He approaches his mother with idea of getting a pet, preferably a fawn rather than a coon or bear, as the latter will get mean or mischievous. His mother will not hear of it, sure the food supply cannot support another being. Penny listens silently to the exchange. The next morning he suggests to Jody that they go hunting for another buck. Maybe they will at least get to see a fawn in the wild. Then he offers Jody his old muzzle-loader.

Penny proposes a trip to Volusia, providing they shoot a buck, trading some parts of the deer for coffee and needles and thread. They could also visit Grandma Hutto while they...

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