Woods Runner Setting & Symbolism

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Western Pennsylvania

Samuel's family's cabin is in a settlement in western Pennsylvania, an area considered the frontier of the American colonies at the time. It is a secluded place and many day's travel from the nearest city. The land is hilly and heavily wooded.

The Woods

Samuel is most at home in the woods, which are made up of enormous trees that form a thick canopy. The woods are inhabited by dangerous animals such as bears and panthers, and Samuel has a deep respect for the danger.

New York City

New York City has about 25,000 residents at the time the novel takes place. it is located on the island of Manhattan in New York state, across the Hudson River from New Jersey. In 1776 it is held by the British forces and is where many prisoners of war are held.

Hudson River

This is the wide river that separates...

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