The Sign of the Beaver - Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

Elizabeth George Speare
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Chapter 13 Summary

One day during a hike, Matt and Attean come upon a fox caught in a metal trap. Matt wants to either kill it or set it free, but Attean shows Matt a sign carved crudely on a tree that marks this area as that of the turtle people. Matt and Attean are not allowed to do anything. Attean shows Matt that the trap has been skillfully hidden and that most likely an Indian set the trap for a white man who is looking for fox pelts. Matt continues to be upset that the fox must suffer and that a white man would trespass onto an Indian clan's private hunting area.

During Matt's days with Attean, Matt continues to somewhat resent Attean's skills in the forest. At night, he even dreams that he himself is the hero and that he saves Attean from some horrible fate. He also...

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