Johnny Tremain | Critical Essay by Dorothy H. Nelson

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Critical Essay by Dorothy H. Nelson

[Johnny Tremain] is a natural for the Bicentennial year.

Students can identify with Johnny, for his was the arrogance of today. He plunged heart and soul into the rebellious spirit of his time. His quick temper and his cocksure air (for he was a clever boy) make him so human and alive that Johnny carries with him whole classrooms of youngsters who learn to feel and to experience that Spirit of '76. No other book about early America can cast the spell that Johnny Tremain does…. The thrill, the justice of the Revolutionary War, as felt by those early New Englanders, exudes from these absorbing pages. A sense of pride in the American cause shines through, as Johnny and his brave, inspiring friend, Rab, prepare to meet the enemy.

Probably it is the drama of James Otis...

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