How does Papa's agreeing to teach Sarah to ride a horse and drive a wagon develop a theme in Sarah, Plain and Tall?

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I believe that this question is asking about how Sarah's learning to ride a horse and drive a wagon helps to develop an existing theme rather than develop a brand new theme. Present throughout the book is a theme about the importance of the family unit. That theme is also shown to support the idea that the family unit is most complete when two parents are present in a household. Jacob has been without a wife since the birth of Caleb, and he longs for a...

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