The Light in the Forest - Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 13 Summary

After Fort Pitt the boys no longer have to hide by day because they are truly back in Indian country. They take their time now, stopping to enjoy nature and take sustenance directly from the land. When they finally get back on the road, they start to see more and more signs of home, such as the White Woman's River with its familiar banks and sandbars. Then they enter the village, and the people there come out to greet them, including True Son's sister. Finally True Son sees his father, who hugs him in welcome.

Chapter 13 Analysis

Nature, as associated with home and freedom continues to be an important thematic line in this part of the novel. After Fort Pitt, the white-made settlement of walls and strange buildings and restrictive rules, True Son and Half Arrow are finally in free, wild Indian territory...

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