the old woman made deal where he has to bring the pig up the hill to let it drink the water and sing to it so it gets bigger and at the end he has to bring her up too before she died.
Ehh my pig is big enough and i don't want to be smelling like pig so i will just skip it
he brought the pig up the mountain each day to let it drink the water from the pond and sing to it, the pig got bigger and Elya got stronger.
This pig is the biggest. THE OTHER PERSON WON!
Elya was sick and tired of bring the pig up and down over and over to drink and sing to it. And he didn't want to smell like a pig, so he made and think of a plan.
Elya Yelnats didn't want to smell like a pig so he skipped from bring the pig up and the old woman and he didn't win and got cursed.
Because he didn't bring the pig up the mountain the last time he didn't win and he broke the promise cause he didn't bring the old lady up the mountain and sing to her while she drinks the water, which case the curse started to curse his family.
which cause a curse that the old woman said and his relatives were cursed like Stanley went to Camp Green Lake because of his great great grandpa curse.