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Hatchet – Plot Overview

Brian Robeson, a thirteen-year-old from New York City, boards a plan headed from Hampton, New York to the Canadian north woods to visit his father. His parents recent divorce weighs heavily on him, as does “The Secret” that his mother is having an affair. The pilot gives him a very brief flying lesson in which …

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Hatchet – Chapters 1–3

Summary Chapter 1 Thirteen-year old Brian Robeson, the sole passenger on a small plane from Hampton, New York to the north woods of Canada, boards the aircraft excited at the notion of flying in a single-engine plane. After the novelty of the experience passes, Brian returns to his thoughts of his parents recent divorce. Brian …

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Hatchet – Chapters 16–18

Summary Chapter 16 Brian proudly recalls the major events since the plane crash, which he calls “First Days.” For example, on “First Arrow Day” he had successfully constructed a straight-shooting arrow, and on “First Rabbit Day” he had killed his first rabbit, using similar methods as he had used to kill the foolbird. He alternates …

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Hatchet – Character List

id=”Brian Robeson”> Brian Robeson –  The thirteen-year-old protagonist in the novel. Brian Robeson undergoes a difficult transition when his parents file for divorce. The memories of the divorce, fresh and painful, plague him throughout the book, although less so the more time passes. An incredibly dynamic character, he starts out as a New York City boy …

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Hatchet – Brian Robeson

The main character in Hatchet, Brian Robeson, is a thirteen-year-old boy from New York City. This novel primarily deals with themes of man and nature as well as of self-awareness and self-actualization, mainly through Brians experiences living alone in the wilderness. Therefore, he is essentially the only principal character. Brians parents have just recently divorced, …

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