What is a magnus opus?

What is a magnus opus?

: a great work especially : the greatest achievement of an artist or writer.

Why did Charlotte die in Charlotte's Web?

In Charlotte's Web, Charlotte the spider dies because she is old - in spider-years, at least. Most spiders have a very short lifespan. They hatch from eggs in the spring, mature, and then lay their own egg sac in the fall. After laying the egg sac, their life cycle is over and they die.

What is the little girl called in Charlotte's Web?

Fern Arable

What is the pig called in Charlottes Web?


What is the message in Charlotte's Web?

Friendship is certainly the foundation of the novel. Fern's love for Wilbur saved him, and Charlotte taught Wilbur how to make and be a friend. Charlotte's life had purpose because she saved his life and made him happy. The meaning and satisfaction of friendship is one of the greatest joys of life.

Why should you read Charlotte's Web?

Vocabulary: Charlotte's Web provides an excellent ability to teach new words to children. Vocabulary is one of the best things to practice while reading this book. Kids learn how to use context clues to figure out the meaning of a new word and listen to the characters as they discuss and use it.

What is the main idea of the story of Charlotte's Web?

Friendship. Friendship and love are the central themes of Charlotte's Web. It is through the love of Fern and Charlotte that Wilbur is able to go on living, both in the beginning of the novel and in its ending.

How old is EB White?

86 years (1899–1985)

What is the problem in Charlotte's Web?

The primary conflict that drives the plot of Charlotte's Web is Wilbur's impending death. There are also lesser conflicts that include Fern growing up, and Wilbur dealing with the transience of life. When Wilbur finds out he's going to be butchered, the rest of the animals decide to work together to try and save him.

Is EB White still alive?

Deceased (1899–1985)

What is the climax in Charlotte's Web?

Climax: Wilbur wins first place at the fair so his owners do not kill him for his meat. Falling Action: Wilbur got to live to be an old pig in the barn with his friends. Resolution: Charlotte died at the end of the book after having her babies three of which stayed in the barn with Wilbur.

How old was Wilbur when he was sold?

Fern's father gives in to his daughter, but soon Wilbur, a "spring pig," is too big to be in the house like a pet. He is about 3 months old...

Is Wilbur a boy or girl Charlotte's Web?

Wilbur, a tiny piglet, the runt of the litter, is saved by 8-year-old Fern Arable, who begs her dad to let her keep him as a pet. He does, but after Wilbur is old enough, nursed to health by a bottle, the pig is sent to live on Fern's Uncle Homer's farm.

Why did Fern want to save the pig?

A little girl named Fern comes along and saves him from being turned into bacon. Fern's brother, Avery wants a pig too because Fern gets to raise Wilbur. Wilbur is taken to live at a farm down the road.