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Is it worth it to take a major risk to save your family In Old Yeller Travis makes it clear that it is worth it In this essay I will cover the exposition rising action climax falling action and resolution of the book I will give a short summary of the book also The theme of this book is very important and that will also be coveredFirst of all the main conflict is that Travis has to shoot Old Yeller because he has hydrophobia The main characters are Travis the Mother Arliss Old Yeller and Lisbeth The setting is in a settlement in TexasI would like to point out some of the main events in the rising action When Traviss dad first leaves Travis feels like he must be the big man until his dad gets back which he does have to Travis does not disappoint When Arliss got attacked by the mama bear Old Yeller fended her off while everyone else ran inside After that incident Travis thought of Old Yeller as part of the family since he had saved Arlisss life Travis gets cut by a boar and so does Old Yeller While Old Yeller and him are being nursed back to health Traviss mom has to do everything around the houseNext Travis is called out in a hurry when Mom and Lisbeth get attacked by a rabid wolf Old Yeller steps in and fends off the wolf Sadly Old Yeller is bitten by the wolf Travis grabs his gun and shoots the wolf Since Old Yeller was bitten he now will get hydrophobia Traviss mother tells him to shoot Old Yeller Reluctantly Travis shoots himTravis does not feel good about shooting Old Yeller even after a few days He feels as if Old Yeller had saved them just to get shot Travis feels terrible after that even when his Pa comes home with a horse for himShortly after Travis tells his Pa
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