The Light in the Forest - Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4 Summary

True Son tries to keep his mind off the moment when his cousin will have to turn around and return to the Lenni Lenape village. They talk of stealing the white soldiers' horses and again of which guards they would like to kill and scalp. Little Crane, who is accompanying his white squaw, joins them in listing all the whites' shortcomings, such as the fact that they had to learn right from wrong by reading a book (the Bible) while the Indians did not. The whites also think too much of their material possessions and fail to pay attention to nature.

A Mohawk joins the party and tells them they will soon reach the river that will take them to their first destination, Fort Pitt. The river is too high to cross, and while they are waiting for it to go down, the...

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