Brian's Winter Book Summary and Study Guide

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This story was written to show people how Brain would have done if he had not been saved in the novel titled "Hatchet". Brian has been in the Canadian wilderness now for a long period of time. He is used to supplying things for himself. He realizes that it is getting colder everyday. He is smart enough to realize that he needs to kill animals to make warm clothing, shoes, and food. Brian is facing hardships and wondering if he will ever get saved or is this what the rest of his life would be like.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 30% Tone of story    -   very upbeat Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Exploring into the wild    -   Yes Plotlets:    -   surviving elements in wilderness Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Terrain    -   Forest

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


The Americas (not US):    -   Yes Forest?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Amount of dialog    -   mostly dialog

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