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  • Watership Down

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    The extraordinary novel, Watership Down, by Richard Adams is an adventure filled, meaningful piece of literature published in London around November 1972. Although the plot is about a group of rabbits struggling to find home, the story can be interpreted as so much more. Of course the book can be interpreted differently especially as times change. The general meaning however remains intact. This piece is a great example of an author speaking their voice through writing. The beginning of the novel

  • Watership Down Analysis

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    Watership Down is a classic adventure novel written in 1970 by English writer Richard Adams. The novel focuses on a small wandering group of rabbits whose’ names are: Hazel, Fiver, Bigwig, Holly, Blackberry, Pipkin, etc. Although, they live in their own world, they possess a culture much like humans do. These rabbits have their own poetry, music, mythology, and language called Lapine. Lapine has different words with roots derived from many different languages. Some words include: Frith, the sun,

  • Watership Down Analysis

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    Different Systems of Authority in Watership Down Watership Down, written by english novelist, Richard Adams portrays the harsh life of a group of rabbits that is in need of a home. One day Fiver gets a vision that the Warren will be in danger and the whole field will be covered in blood.This causes a group of rabbits to flee the warren and search for a new home. The group of rabbits consist of Bigwig, Hazel, Fiver, Dandelion, Blackberry, and Silver. These rabbits needed certain skills in

  • Watership Down Analysis

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    The book Watership Down by Richard Adams, is a story that was once told to his children and has been put into a novel. The book shows us the ups and downs during a journey of many rabbits. These rabbits talk in their own language and embark on a crazy journey to a new land. Sandleford is the current home of the rabbits and their journey will take them to Cowslips Warren, there part time home. We will focus on life in Sandleford, the life in Cowslips Warren and the individual rabbits who chose to

  • Watership Down Summary

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    Watership Down Have you ever wondered how rabbits lived? How they get food or sleep or live? This book tells you about that and it also tells of an adventure of a couple rabbits trying to find a new Warren. The beginning of the story start off in a warren. The two main characters are Hazel and his brother Fiver. Fiver is a special rabbit, meaning he knows when something is not right and can sense it. One night Fiver got the sense that something bad was going to happen to their warren. He told Hazel

  • Theme Of Watership Down

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    The title of this book is Watership Down, and it was written by Richard Adams. The story is about a group of rabbits who run away from their warren, or their pack, after learning that their lives were in danger. These rabbits listen to the forewarning of one inferior rabbit with big powers, this rabbit can predict the future. After hearing the forewarning of the aforementioned rabbit, Fiver, the group runs away from their warren, with Fiver’s brother, Hazel, as their chief on a perilous journey.As

  • Watership Down Analysis

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    The Rival of Leaders in Watership Down There are two types of leaders; the type that leads humbly and fairly, and the type that leads with force and intimidation. Both of these can be found in Richard Adams’ Watership Down. When danger seems to be approaching the Sandleford Warren, a group of rabbits gather and leave to form or find a new warren. Throughout their journey, a leader emerges; Hazel. The group also encounters an area called Efrafa, ruled by General Woundwort. Hazel and General Woundwort

  • Corruption In Watership Down And Jailbird

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    At first glance, Watership Down by Richard Adams and Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut, do not share many things in common, however, politics and political corruption are predominating throughout both. The novels are both allegories for politics and its power to corrupt, demonstrating how radical views can sometimes ruin a society. On one hand, Watership Down suggests that standing up to that corruption is the only way to insure a just and equal society for all. Indeed, Adams’ heroes go through extreme danger

  • Watership Down Analysis

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    In Watership Down, two brother rabbits Hazel and Fiver, along with several other companions, make a journey to a new warren after being pushed from their home by humans. Throughout this journey they experience many hardships as well as new experiences that change the group as the story goes along. One aspect that stays constant is the culture in which the rabbits live. Three important ideologies that help develop this culture are leadership, language, and mythology; these three in particular are

  • Watership Down Quotes

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    In the downs of a small farm, two rabbits are preparing to flee their warren in order to escape men come to kill them. Richard Adam’s Watership Down follows these two rabbits - Hazel and Fiver - as they gather a following and make their way across the farmland to safety. The band of misfits looks to Hazel for guidance, and he leads them to their haven: a warren atop the hills where the rabbits are safe and sound. However, the need to keep the warren going pushes the rabbits to continue exploring