What are some of the problems that Billy has to deal with throughout the novel? What are some of the problems that other characters, including Old Dan and Little Ann, face as well?

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In Where the Red Fern Grows, Billy faces many problems that contribute to the plot of the story. A lot of the beginning of the story deals with Billy obtaining the dogs. The character of Billy is developed through his determination to earn enough money for the dogs. Understanding his grit helps the reader begin to understand Billy as the protagonist of the story. Billy is also faced with the problem of having to...

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