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What is half Arrow doing for true son?
Half Arrow proposes that they steal the trader’s boats in order to make the rest of their trip to Tuscarawas easier. True Son is reluctant to do so, but Half Arrow explains that they are simply taking back from the trader what the whites have stolen from the Indians.
Where are true son and half arrow traveling?
Summary and Analysis Chapter 13 Once past Fort Pitt, True Son and Half Arrow travel openly, moving deeper and deeper into Indian territory. During the summer, they camp in a quiet glade and trap fish, swim, relax, and enjoy their journey. At the Forks of the Muskingum River, True Son rejoices that he’s near home.
Who is Little Crane from The Light in the Forest?
Little Crane True Son and Half Arrow’s friend. Little Crane, is deeply in love with his white wife, who is being returned to Paxton Township as True Son is. Little Crane is very critical of white behavior, but his lack of discretion in voicing his opinions proves fatal.
What signs tell True Son he has entered the white man’s territory?
At the end of chapter four True Son parts ways with Half Arrow and Little Crane. He wades across a river, either the Allegheny or Ohio, and when he emerges on the other side he sees the two figures looking after him.
Who is true sons white father?
Harry Butler True Son/Johnny’s white father, a pale, downcast landowner whose Paxton farmstead attests to wealth and success. While observing Johnny’s suffering from a mysterious fever, he blames himself for failing to guard against the Indian raid that carried True Son/Johnny from home for eleven years.
What signs tell true son he has entered the white man’s territory?
What has True Son lost by the end of the novel?
Outraged, the Indians hold a trial to determine True Son’s fate. True Son’s father steps in and spares his son’s life, but he banishes True Son from the tribe and his Indian family forever. At the end of the novel, True Son is back where he started, approaching the white side of the forest.
Who killed little crane?
One of True Son’s main grievances with Uncle Wilse is that he brutally killed the innocent Conestoga children and True Son’s peaceful friend Little Crane.
What is true son’s reply to his father’s message?
Del tells True Son to say that he is happy to see his father, but the boy harshly replies that the white man is not his father. The soldier makes a face at this comment but dutifully translates the message to the white man and Colonel Bouquet.