- 1 What did the sheep say to Wilbur?
- 2 Why did the sheep say it was important for Templeton to help Wilbur?
- 3 What reason did the sheep give Wilbur for the fact that they’re fattening him up?
- 4 Why did Wilbur feel so lonely on the farm?
- 5 How did Templeton help in Charlotte’s Web?
- 6 Why does Wilbur cry hysterically in Chapter 7?
- 7 What made Wilbur faint as everyone admired him?
- 8 How did the sheep convince Templeton he should go to the fair?
- 9 How did the sheep convince Templeton to go to the fair?
- 10 What bad news did the old sheep deliver to Wilbur?
- 11 What is the moral of Charlotte’s Web?
- 12 Why was Charlotte’s Web banned?
- 13 Why did Lurvy think Wilbur was sick?
- 14 Why was Wilbur crying so much?
- 15 Why did Wilbur feel so sad in Chapter 4?
What did the sheep say to Wilbur?
In Chapter 7 of E.B. White’s Charlotte’s Web, the sheep becomes the source, or horse, of some bad news for Wilbur. Quote from the sheep: ”’Well, I don’t like to spread bad news,’ said the sheep, ‘ but they’re fattening you up because they’re going to kill you, that’s why.
Why did the sheep say it was important for Templeton to help Wilbur?
Tempelton’s Help Once Templeton finally shows up, the old sheep convinces him to help because he makes Templeton realize that he will end up starving to death since all the food he gets comes from Wilbur’s trough. If Wilbur isn’t around to be fed, then there won’t be any leftover food for Templeton to eat.
What reason did the sheep give Wilbur for the fact that they’re fattening him up?
Bad News. Wilbur likes Charlotte more and more, and he grows bigger day by day. The oldest sheep tells Wilbur that the Zuckermans are fattening him up in order to kill him at Christmastime and make ham and bacon from him.
Why did Wilbur feel so lonely on the farm?
He is so depressed that he barely even touches the breakfast of slops Lurvy lays out for him —he wants love, not food. Wilbur is a social pig, and has grown dependent on the attention and affection he gets from Fern.
How did Templeton help in Charlotte’s Web?
He was a rat who helped Charlotte save Wilbur from death even though he didn’t particularly care for Wilbur’s life. Later when Charlotte is near death, Wilbur orders Templeton to help him get Charlotte’s egg sac. When he is slow to comply, Wilbur insults him by causing him of never thinking of anyone but himself.
Why does Wilbur cry hysterically in Chapter 7?
Wilbur hurls himself to the ground, sobbing that he doesn’t want to die. She’ll think of a way to save him, but she wants him to stop crying: Charlotte simply “can’t stand hysterics.”
What made Wilbur faint as everyone admired him?
Arable starts talking about how much good bacon and ham Mr. Zuckerman was going to get from Wilbur when they kill him (pg. 126). This made Wilbur so upset that he fainted!
How did the sheep convince Templeton he should go to the fair?
He tells Templeton that: a fair has enough disgusting leftover food to satisfy a whole army of rats. This so entices Templeton’s appetites that he decides to go. True to the character of the rat, he goes not to help save Wilbur but out of his own self-interest.
How did the sheep convince Templeton to go to the fair?
5: How does the old sheep convince Templeton to go to the Fair? She says none of the other farm animals will talk to Templeton if he doesn’t go. She says Templeton will find lots of food to eat there. She promises she will get the goose to give Templeton another egg.
What bad news did the old sheep deliver to Wilbur?
Wilbur has been doing his fair share of eating and he’s getting nice and plump. He’s pretty pleased with his growing body, but the sheep has some bad news: “they’re fattening you up because they’re going to kill you” (7.49).
What is the moral of Charlotte’s Web?
The moral of Charlotte’s Web is that true friendship is immeasurably valuable. Throughout the story, Wilbur longs for a true friend, yet finds himself
Why was Charlotte’s Web banned?
For example, in 2006 “Charlotte’s Web,” by E.B. White, was banned because “talking animals are blasphemous and unnatural.” Some versions of William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” were banned in South Carolina because they were too mature, which I guess is frowned upon there.
Why did Lurvy think Wilbur was sick?
Why did Lurvy think Wilbur was sick? Wilbur would not eat his food.
Why was Wilbur crying so much?
He’s the runt of the litter, so Papa Arable wants to kill him. Fern saves Wilbur’s life, vowing to take care of him herself. Wilbur doesn’t want to die, so he panics and cries a lot.
Why did Wilbur feel so sad in Chapter 4?
Wilbur is feeling so low he cries because Templeton is eating the breakfast Wilbur doesn’t even want. None of the other animals has wanted to play with Wilbur today, and his invitation to Templeton shows how lonely he is.