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Hatchet

Hatchet

by Gary Paulsen

Hatchet: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. What's the most important difference between life in the woods and life in the city?→It's a lot harder to find food in the woods. Plus you're totally alone.
2. What is the most difficult thing for Brian about being out in the woods?→His isolation
3. How does Brian learn to do most of the things that he does while he's in the woods?→Experience—trial and error
4. What does Brian develop after he gives up the idea of being rescued?→"Tough hope"
5. What is the only thing that may be as important to Brian's survival as the hatchet?→His trusty compass

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