The Frontiersmen: A Narrative Characters

This Study Guide consists of approximately 66 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Frontiersmen.
This section contains 2,218 words
(approx. 6 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Frontiersmen: A Narrative Study Guide

Simon Kenton

Born on April 3, 1755, to Mark and Mary Kenton, Simon is known as a child who will do anything to avoid work on the Kenton family farm in Virginia. His father is a sharecropper and Simon simply hates farming work. He loves the woods and spends all the time he can in his beloved woods. When he's whipped for avoiding his chores, he works until the enforcer's back is turned and then slips away, sometimes for days. He loves to hear the stories of his uncle who tells of the frontier. When Simon has a fight with a neighbor man and fears he killed him, he heads out for the frontier and doesn't return for many years. Simon willingly works along the way for food and clothing, though he seems to do so with an eye toward funding his own expedition into the frontier. He's a quick study...

(read more)

This section contains 2,218 words
(approx. 6 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Frontiersmen: A Narrative Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Frontiersmen: A Narrative from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook