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10 thoughts on “The Light in the Forest

  1. says:

    Yes, folks, it s yet another book, probably not actually so dreadful on its own merits, that s been ruined by overzealous junior high school English teachers We not only had to read this in seventh or eighth grade, but for some obscure reason, the powers that be forced us to watch a filmstrip of the movie, which I think was a feature made for that series The Wonderful World of Disney or whatever the hell it was called, starring James MacArthur yep, that s Danno of Hawaii Five 0 Fame playing Yes, folks, it s yet another book, probably not actually so dreadful on its own merits, that s been ruined by overzealous junior high school English teachers We not only had to read this in seventh or eighth grade, but for some obscure reason, the powers that be forced us to watch a filmstrip of the movie, which I think was a feature made for that series The Wonderful World of Disney or whatever the hell it was called, starring James MacArthur yep, that s Danno of Hawaii Five 0 Fame playing John or Tru...


  2. says:

    Pennsylvania native Richter was well known as a serious writer of historical fiction set on the Pennsylvania and Ohio frontier one of his other novels won a Pulitzer Prize This is one of his minor works, and is certainly short enough to be a fairly quick read but nonetheless, it doesn t lack for emotional intensity or for complexity of thought content It has a lot in common with Schuman s much longer Strife Before Dawn, the book I reviewed previously the two novels share a setting, and t Pennsylvania native Richter was well known as a serious writer of historical fiction set on the Pennsylvania and Ohio frontier one of his other novels won a Pulitzer Prize This is one of his minor works, and is certainly short enough to be a fairly quick read but nonetheless, it doesn t lack for emotional intensity or for complexity of thought content It has a lot in common with Schuman s much longer Strife Before Dawn, the book I reviewed previously the two novels share a setting, and their authors were contemporaries and in both books the return of a captive from the Indians is a pivotal point in the plot though True Son here is muchassimilated to the Indian culture than Hope in the earlier book Several actual persons and events depicted in the first book appear here as well, and many of my comments in the first review would also apply here readers who...


  3. says:

    This very short novel is read in junior high English classes, deservedly, because the novel is engaging, but also full of issues that kids understand alienation, moral dilemma choices, family issues The plot revolves a colonial boy kidnapped, then raised, by native Americans who, becaus...


  4. says:

    I ve read a number of reviews which seem to feel having been assigned to read this book in eighth grade somehow makes it a poisoned pill of sorts I don t agree that if some book is required homework means the subject assigned must be crappy moralistic stuff grownups are yet again shoving down juvenile throats in a painful forced feeding When teachers teach anti bullying messages that we should all be kind to our classmates and stop bullying, do not most of us th...


  5. says:

    The main reason I picked up this book is because I very much enjoy stories about Native American white relations in the colonial days, particular captive ones Come to think of it, though, I ve really only read one novel I thought did a decent job of portraying these circumstances This one did not.The main premise of this book is that a young man who was captured and adopted into a Native American tribe the Lenape, I believe has to be returned to his white family This was a pretty common occ The main reason I picked up this book is because I very much enjoy stories about Native American white relations in the colonial days, particular captive ones Come to think of it, though, I ve really only read one novel I thought did a decent job of portraying these circumstances This one did not.The main premise of this book is that a young man who was captured and adopt...


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    My goal is to read and re read some classics This is for young readers, but a great story of a child who was captured by Indians in araid on his Pennsylvania settlement He lives with the Indians untilhe is forced back to his home when he is sixteen It s not an easyadjustment The story is about a boy who is caught between two culturesand is not at home in either That proves true after he escapes back tothe Indians He had an interesting view of the white man They areyoung and heedless like My goal is to read and re read some classics This is for young readers, but a great story of a child who was captured by Indians in araid on his Pennsylvania settlement He lives with the Indians untilhe is forced back to his home when he is sixteen It s not an easyadjustment The story is about a boy who is caught between two culturesand is not at home in either That proves true after he escapes back tothe Indians He had an interesting view of the white man They areyoung and heedless like children You can see it the way they heap up treasures like a child, although they know they must die and can t take such things with them It would be no use anyhow because the next world has plenty of everything a man wants Their house isn t big enough for all they gather, so they have to build another house they call the barn That s why you find so many thieves among the whi...


  7. says:

    The Light in the Forest is a short book written in 1953 by Pulitzer Award winning author Conrad Richter The book tells the story of a 15 year old boy who grew up among the Lenni Lenape Indians True Son or Johnny was captured when he was only four years old and had been adopted by an Indian family to replace a child who had died The story begins with a recounting of the 1764 campaign by British Army officer Henry Bouquet to gather white captives from among the Indians and return them to their The Light in the Forest is a short book written in 1953 by Pulitzer Award winning author Conrad Richter The book tells the story of a 15 year old boy who grew up among the Lenni Lenape Indians True Son or Johnny was captured when he was only four years old and had been adopted by an Indian family to replace a child who had died The story begins with a recounting of the 1764 campaign by British Army officer Henry Bouquet to gather white captives from among the Indians and return them to their families This experience was very traumatic for many of the young captives as they had grown up among the Indians and saw them as their own family The return to their families was especially traumatic if they had been captured when really young.Richter does a great job of telling the story of how Johnny h...


  8. says:

    BORING


  9. says:

    My Book Review by Marco MenjivarGenre The Genre of The Light in the Forest is adventure because True Son a character in this book goes through some challenges throughout his life.Short Summary about this book True Son is supposed to be with the white people but Cuyloga, an Indian, found him and took his white blood and filled it with Indian blood, now he thinks he s Indian but he tries to fi...


  10. says:

    This is about life on the American frontier about a young white boy captured and raised by Indians till he was 15 years old Then, by decree of a government treaty with the Indians which called for white captives to be returned to their homes, in return for the Indians land, the boy was given up by the only family he ever remembered The switch was, not surprisingly, a failure the boy thought of himself as Ind...


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The Light in the Forest When John Cameron Butler Was A Child, He Was Captured In A Raid On The Pennsylvania Frontier And Adopted By The Great Warrrior Cuyloga Renamed True Son, He Came To Think Of Himself As Fully Indian But Eleven Years Later His Tribe, The Lenni Lenape, Has Signed A Treaty With The White Men And Agreed To Return Their Captives, Including Fifteen Year Old True Son Now He Must Go Back To The Family He Has Forgotten, Whose Language Is No Longer His, And Whose Ways Of Dress And Behavior Are As Strange To Him As The Ways Of The Forest Are To Them A Beautifully Written, Sensitively Told Story Of A White Boy Brought Up By Indians, The Light In The Forest Is A Beloved American Classic.

  • Hardcover
  • 176 pages
  • The Light in the Forest
  • Conrad Richter
  • English
  • 13 December 2018
  • 140004426X

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