Hatchet Symbols & Objects

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Hatchet

Brian is given a hatchet as a gift from his mother. The hatchet has an attachment that allows it to be worn on the belt. Brian puts the hatchet on his belt on the way to the airport because he does not want to offend his mother. He forgets about it, so it is still on his belt when the plane crashes.

Windbreaker

Brian was wearing a jacket, called a windbreaker, when he boarded the plane. Brian uses this windbreaker to carry and store berries his first few days on the island.

Twenty Dollar Bill

Brian’s mother gave him a twenty dollar bill to buy food should he be stuck in an airport for any amount of time. Brian uses the money to try to light a fire.

Flint Stone

Brian discovers by accident that there is flint in the walls of his shelter when...

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