A Day No Pigs Would Die

by: Robert Newton Peck

Themes, Motifs, and Symbols Quick Quiz

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What final, difficult lesson must Robert learn in order to make the symbolic transition from boy to man?

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Why does Robert have a hard time relating to society?

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What does Peck suggest is necessary for the continuation of life?

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What motif connects the time Robert spends at school with his firsthand experiences on the farm and Haven’s teachings?

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What symbol indicates that although Haven died, he achieved his goal of making Robert a man?