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  • Old Yeller
    Old Yeller is a children's book written by Fred Gipson. It involves the touching relationship between a dog named Old Yeller and a boy, Travis Coates, who grows to love him. As he says at the...

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    The story of Old Yeller is one with a notoriously sad ending, but there is some hope in the resolution. In the beginning, Travis' family takes in a stray puppy. Travis doesn't like the dog because...

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    Old Yeller's unconditional love for Travis, and for the rest of the family, was clear from the passages in Chapter Two of Fred Gipson's novel and would continue to the dog's tragic death. That the...

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    When a reader thinks about the setting of a story, it typically refers to the time frame (date) that the story takes place during and the physical location of the story. Old Yeller takes place in...

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    The character in Fred Gipson's 1956 novel of a family struggling to survive in post-Civil War Texas, and of the family's 14-year-old boy, Travis, who finds and befriends the titular canine, Old...

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    In Fred Gipson’s young adult novel Old Yeller, the narrator of the story is fourteen-year-old Travis. Travis takes on the role of “man of the house” when his Pa leaves the family to...

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    Jumper is introduced in chapter one of the book "Old Yeller" by Fred Gipson. Jumper is the family mule. He is described as being a dun mule that has a habit of escaping from fenced in areas. In...

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    In attempting to answer your question I see two possibilities for what you are asking: 1. It may be that you are asking why Travis' father was not around, causing Travis to be the one to have to...

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    "Old Yeller," the book written by Fred Gipson, is set during the late 1860's. The setting location is in Salt Lick, Texas. That location is 600 miles south of Abilene, Kansas. The main...

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    The falling action and resolution of Old Yeller happen after the climax (which is the moment that Travis is forced to shoot Old Yeller in order to prevent him from suffering through rabies)....

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    An author's writing style is comprised of many separate aspects that all work together to represent that individual's unique personality as displayed through their authorial "voice" and their...

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    The setting of mid- 19th Century America impacts the plot in a couple of distinct ways. The time period illuminates the homesteading aspect of American History. Travis and his family live on their...

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    The setting of Old Yeller by Fred Gipson is Texas after the Civil War and more specifically a farmstead. When Travis's dad, along with some others, has to leave for months on a cattle drive and...

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    Fred Gipson's Old Yeller is full of conflicts, so the answer to this question could vary significantly depending on the reader and how specific one might want to get. The most evident conflict,...

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    Old Yeller is a somewhat nostalgic yet sad story of a young man who is forced into an adult role of life all to early. His Dad is away, and he, his mother and younger brother must keep the family...

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    The three main characters of Fred Gipson's enduring novel, Old Yeller, are members of the Coates family: Travis, the young boy who comes to love Old Yeller; his little brother, Arliss; and the...

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    It is how Travis's family adapt to Old Yeller and Old Yeller protects them through many events. He eventually dies, though.

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    The first and most remarkable character trait of Travis is his trustworthiness. His father feels comfortable leaving him in charge of the work of the farm and the homestead, and Travis succeeds...

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    As the jumper mule in the family I would have seen some strange things. You see there was an old yeller dog that came around and started stealing meat. Arlis loved him from the first time he saw...

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    The man who was the original owner of Old Yeller is Burn Sanderson. Mr. Sanderson is "a young man who (rides) a good horse and (is) mighty nice and polite." Mr. Sanderson introduces himself as a...

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    Old Yeller was off with Travis helping him to round up some hogs into a cave In the Salt Branch when the sand caved in and caused the panicked hogs to turn on Travis. Travis got a deep gash and...

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    The problem in Chapter 2 is the arrival of Old Yeller. The big, ugly dog appears to be a stray, and makes his presence known by stealing the side of middling meat hanging from the rafters in the...

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    Travis has a very serious hog cut on his leg, and the fact that he has to hurry home to get help for Old Yeller does not help matters. His muscle has been damaged, and his whole leg is "jerking and...

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    Papa has given Travis a lot of good advice about hunting. First of all, he has shown him how to check which way the breeze is blowing by licking one finger and holding it up in the air. The side of...

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    In Old Yeller, Travis thinks Arliss is a pesky little brother. Eventually, though, Arliss's open heart and innocent embrace of life's joys helps Travis to see how to accept what their father calls...

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    There is not just one conflict in the novel. Several events, or conflicts, occur to help carry the story along. If you want to put it in a nutshell, you might say the conflict is the hardship of...

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    It is very hard for Travis to catch anything on his hunting trip because of Little Arliss. Arliss is very young and makes a lot of racket. He does not understand that the commotion he makes...

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    one antagonist could be the boy's own conscience. He is having an internal conflict within his self (man vs self) in his decision to put the dog down.

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    Old Yeller takes place in Salt Lick, Texas, 600 miles south of Abilene, Kansas in the late 1860s. The setting is important in this novel because it is a part of a movement called "regionalism"....

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    In Gipson's novel "Old Yeller" Travis is a 14-year-old boy who has been left in charge by his father. The family lives in Salt Lick, Texas in the late 1860's. Mr. Coates must leave his wife, two...

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    Clearly Travis Coates is the protagonist in Fred Gipson's novel Old Yeller. He is a fourteen-year-old boy who has been left in charge of the farm and his family (mother and little brother) while...

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    Arliss is only five years old, and, in Travis's estimation at least, "doesn't know much". He is uninhibited - he does not try to keep from crying when his father leaves, and thinks nothing of...

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    Travis undertakes the dangerous job of marking the pigs born that year by climbing a tall tree with a strong branch the sticks out to the side. Old Yeller then herds the pigs under the branch,...

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    THE DAD HAD TO LEAVE, AND THE BOY HAD TO TAKE CONTROL, THE LILTTLE BROTHER WOULDNT LISTEN TO HIM THOUGH,

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    The hog owners let their hogs loose on the range, where they were pretty much on their own. Range pigs were fierce, tenacious fighters, as they had to be to survive "in a country where the wolves,...

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    In the film "Old Yeller", Lisbeth is the daughter of Bud Searcy. She has a crush on Travis. She tells Travis that she saw Old Yeller stealing food from a garden, but promises not to say...

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    They now call Arliss, Naked Arliss because travis always cought Arliss naked, playing in the drinking water.

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    When he makes one of his regular visits to the Coates farm, Bud Searcy tells Travis and his mother that somebody or something has been stealing food from other settlers. The settlers think it might...

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    The speckled pup has the same mischievous streak as Old Yeller did. He is naughty but endearing, as he demonstrates when he steals food from the family's table.When Lisbeth gave Travis the dog,...

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    Travis's main job is to be "the man in the family." He has to take care of the livestock; plant, cultivate, and harvest the corn; keep pests like raccoons out of the corn; repair anything...

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    The plot of Old Yeller involves a young boy, his family, and his dog, living in Texas. I would suggest a more careful reading of the book to understand the various events that make up the plot of...

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    Travis feels confident when his father leaves him in charge of taking care of the farm and the family while he's gone. Travis enjoys hunting, but he shows that he's not as grown up as he thinks he...

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    Travis is the main character, and other characters are his Papa, his Mother, his old dog Bell, Old Yeller and Old Yeller's pup , and Little Arliss (his little brother)

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