The Nick Adams Stories - The Northern Woods: The Indians Moved Away Summary & Analysis

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The Northern Woods: The Indians Moved Away Summary

This chapter is an account of why all of the Indians left Petoskey, the agricultural town where Nick has grown up. While some of the Indians who lived there were once moderately successful farmers, when their children inherited them, they squandered them. Other Indians just mysteriously left or were ruined by drink.

The Northern Woods: The Indians Moved Away Analysis

This chapter continues the theme established in "Ten Indians" of negatively portraying Indians as irresponsible and drunkards. No good reason is given for any of the Indians leaving town; rather, all left because of vice or foolishness.

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