Watership Down Symbolism, Imagery & Allegory
Sometimes, there’s more to Lit than meets the eye.
The El-ahrairah Myths
El-ahrairah pretty much always wants to (a) eat and (b) protect his people. There's not a lot of room for character growth in that, but there is a lot of room to think about the El-ahrairah myths a...
Both the place and the warren are pretty symbolic, so it's a good thing that the book is named after them. As a place, Watership Down is far from humanity, which is a good thing in this book. For i...
We're going to go out on a limb here and say that we her at Shmoop would like to see Watership Down from the perspective of the female rabbits. What's their experience really like? Because the does...
For a fun rainy day activity, we suggest making a chart that shows human stuff and rabbit responses in this book, like so: Human Stuff What It Means for Ra...
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