Moccasin Trail Themes

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Tolerance

Tolerance for the way of life of others is a lesson learned by several of the characters throughout the story. Jim runs away from home because he hates the lifestyle of his family. When he returns to his white family after living for years with the Indians and in the mountains, he has little tolerance for the members of his white family. This is seen in Jim's reaction to Jonnie's work ethic. When Jonnnie spends long hours in the fields and in building a cabin for the family, Jim doesn't understand. He has no sense of accomplishment when tasks are completed and hates that he is forced to play a role in it. Jim wants to teach Daniel about the wilderness and it takes some time before he realizes that he has to help Daniel learn the lessons Jonnie is trying to teach as well. Jim comes to...

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