The Fighting Ground - Pages 51 through 63 Summary & Analysis

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Pages 51 through 63 Summary

3:05

As Jonathan lay on the forest floor, he eventually hears the fading sounds of the fife and drum.

3:16

Jonathan begins to weep—first fragmented cries then full body sobs. He is alone and hurt. He does not know what will happen to him.

3:30

Jonathan is out of tears. He rolls over. He had been laying on his rifle and his hands were still clutching it.

3:35

Jonathan cannot figure out where he is or how to get home. He notices sticky blood on his shoe. He doesn't know to whom the blood belonged.

3:38

Although he is dizzy and weak, he finally stands and looks about for a way home. Part of him wishes he had died since he failed so miserably in his first mission. He hears a noise—a Hessian soldier is standing not very far away.

3:47

The tall, powerfully built Hessian standing...

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