Hatchet - Chapters 17-18 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 17

Brian spends the day assessing the damages and restarting his fire. The next day, Brian is happy to see that his fish pen is still functioning. He spears several fish for breakfast. Brian then begins to build a raft that he can use to go to the plane and try to find the survival bag the pilot pointed out to him in the early moments of the flight. Brian has trouble making a raft that will stay together in the water, but he finally figures it out. However, by the time he is done, it is too late to go out to the plane. The next morning, Brian pushes the raft out to the plane, but he cannot find a way inside.

Chapter 18

Brian examines the plane. Then, in his frustration, he punches it. This shows Brian how thin the outer shell of the plane is...

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