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A Day No Pigs Would Die

A Day No Pigs Would Die

by Robert Newton Peck

A Day No Pigs Would Die: Symbols True or False

1. Why does rob name his new pig Pinky?"Rover" just didn't seem to fit her.
2. Papa's tools are symbols of what?His hard work and his love for his family
3. Pinky is more than just a pet to Rob. She's also a symbol of all the unattainable things he's ever wanted, including what material thing?A grammar coach
4. Rob tells us that Papa's tools have been "gilded by work." What does this mean?They are ruined and can't be used anymore.
5. When Rob allows Papa to kill Pinky, in a way he's giving up what?All the frivolous desires of his youth

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