The Light in the Forest - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 47 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Light in the Forest.
This section contains 693 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Light in the Forest Study Guide

Del Hardy is happy when they reach Fort Pitt after the long journey through Indian country. He is cheered by the presence of roads, cleared land, houses and barns. He believes it will not be long before the fort is no longer the whites' farthest outpost.

True Son is sullen and ungrateful toward Mr. Butler, the father he has been returned to. Del cannot understand: At the Susquehanna River his own heart leaps at the sight of the ferry, but the boy is unmoved. Only when he hears his father speak the name Susquehanna on the ferry ride to the other side does the boy perk up. He tells Del the river belongs to his people and that the whites stole it from them. The boy's father tells him they will talk about that another time; for now, they are nearing Paxton, where the boy was born...

(read more from the Chapter 6 Summary)

This section contains 693 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Light in the Forest Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Light in the Forest from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.