Forgot your password?  
Related Topics

Daniel Boone Literary Qualities

James Daugherty
This Study Guide consists of approximately 9 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Daniel Boone.
This section contains 191 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Daniel Boone Short Guide

Written by an excellent storyteller, this fast-paced narrative presents only the most exciting and important episodes in Boone's life. The author views Boone's life as representative of American westward expansion and recounts his story in an idealistic tone, lending an epic quality to the work. References to Boone's serving in Braddock's army under the command of George Washington, and to the presence of the Lincoln and Hanks families in a group of settlers Boone leads to Kentucky, connect Boone with other legendary American heroes.

Daugherty delineates the characters and the physical setting with an artist's eye for thorough observation and vivid detail. Although Boone is the central figure and the only one fully developed, the other characters are still carefully drawn. The wilderness becomes a character in its own right as Daugherty describes the Kentucky landscape in poetic language and provides it with a voice.

Daniel Boone exhibits...

(read more)

This section contains 191 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Daniel Boone Short Guide
Follow Us on Facebook