The Tracker Setting & Symbolism

Tom Brown (naturalist)
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The Pine Barrens

The Pine Barrens is an immense track of woods in New Jersey. Although they are more built up now, in Brown's childhood they are immense and provide a splendid area for a nature tracker to receive his education.

Back Yard

Back Yard is a friendly, familiar term that Brown uses to refer to the Pine Barrens that stretch out for hundreds of miles past his actual back yard.

Wild Dogs

Wild dogs, either abandoned or lost, roam through the Pine Barrens. They provide a real danger to the boys, who are young and small enough to be eaten alive. Many of the boys' adventures center around evading these dogs.

The Good Medicine Grounds

The Good Medicine Grounds is a special place selected for the boys by the visit of a huge, beautiful eagle. It is located deep within the Pine Barrens. They build their Good...

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