Ethics and Edibility in Charlotte’s Web

  title={Ethics and Edibility in Charlotte’s Web},
  author={Amy Ratelle},
  journal={The Lion and the Unicorn},
  pages={327 - 341}
  • Amy Ratelle
  • Published 2014
  • Sociology
  • The Lion and the Unicorn
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