Summary Of The Yearling By Marjorie Kinnan Rawling

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Haley Tedstrom Hanna Period 5 9 August 2014 The Yearling, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings August 9, 2014 Dear Fred, I read The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings during the break, and I would like to tell you about it. The Baxter family lives in a cabin in the country area of Florida. The Baxter family includes Penny, his wife Ora, and their son Jody. Penny farms and hunts to make a living. One morning, they find that their pig was killed by a bear. Penny assumes that it is Old Slewfoot because he sees his tracks with one toe missing. He tries to kill him, but his gun does not fire. Their neighbors are the Forresters. They have their good and bad days with the Baxters. The Forrester family consists of the two parents, six boys, and Fodder-wing, who is a disabled boy. He is Jody’s best friend.…show more content…
He gives them a useless dog for a nice and new shotgun. He feels bad for fooling his neighbors, so he tells them that he can’t hunt. They still do the trade. Jody shoots a buck with his dad’s repaired gun, and Penny sells the meat. Later on, the Baxter family stay the night at Grandma Hutto’s house, and they are surprised by her son Oliver in the morning. After, Oliver goes to town to meet Lem Forrester because they are both interested in the same girl, Twink Weatherby. As they start to fight, Lem’s brothers help him. Penny, who is strong, and Jody, who is very weak, help Oliver. Jody gets punched unconscious, and Oliver gets hurt very

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