Brian's Winter Setting & Symbolism

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Hatchet

Brian has a hatchet his mother gave him that he uses to survive until he finds the emergency packet on the plane.

Knife

Brian finds a knife in the emergency pack on the plane and uses it as a tool to make clothing, bows and arrows, and to carve up meat.

.22 Rifle

Brian finds a .22 rifle in the emergency pack on the plane, but its firing pin breaks in the beginning of this novel.

Fire Rock

There is a dark rock in Brian's shelter that he calls fire rock because he begins making fires with sparks that emit from this rock when he hits it with his hatchet. Brian later realizes this rock is flint and he uses it to make arrowheads and a point for his spear.

Large Bow and Arrow

Brian creates a large bow and arrow out of hard wood with the intention of...

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