The Sign of the Beaver - Study Guide Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

Elizabeth George Speare
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Surprisingly, Attean returns the next day for another lesson. Matt tries several angles to get the boy's interest, but Attean seems uninterested in anything to do with words. Matt reads the part of Robinson Crusoe where Crusoe is tossed from a lifeboat into the rough sea. Though Attean seems uninterested, he does ask if Robinson gets out. When told that Crusoe is the only one who survives, the boy seems satisfied, but he leaves the cabin abruptly. The lessons are over once again.

The next day, Matt is better prepared, and he reads some of the more exciting passages of the book. Attean still seems uninterested. When Robinson Crusoe is excited about seeing some of his ship left in the ocean and plans on returning to it to get some useful items, Attean says that the white man is stupid. He tells Matt that the Indians could...

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