Feb 14, Faith rated it did not like it Though the story was compelling, very compelling, compelling enough that I finished it despite the compelling urge to throw it out the window, I don't think I could ever read it again. The window, oh the shiny window, the shiny open window was very tempting.
His father is a mechanical engineer who has designed a new drill bit for the oil drills on the tree line of Canada. Protagonist The protagonist of a story is the main character who traditionally undergoes some sort of change.
He or she must usually overcome some opposing force.
In this story, the protagonist is Brian Robeson who is only a thirteen year old boy when life forces him to call upon all of his intelligence and innate skills to find a way to survive when his plane crashes in the Canadian woods. Over the days that he spends in the woods of Canada, he must put the Secret aside and learn to be a man.
Antagonist The antagonist of a story is the force that provides an obstacle for the protagonist. The antagonist does not always have to be a single character or even a character at all.
In this story, the antagonist is Nature and all its dangers as well as its beauties. Brian must learn to live within the boundaries that Nature forces upon him and accept his fate. Another antagonist is Brian himself as he battles against his tendency to just give up when this new life seems too difficult.
He also must end his obsession with the Secret and the divorce and learn to live with what he cannot change. Climax The climax of a story is the major turning point that determines the outcome of the plot.
The climax of this story occurs when Brian finally finds a way into the tail of the plane after a tornado dislodges it from the bottom of the lake. Outcome Also known as the resolution or denouement, this is the place in the plot where the action is resolved or clarified.
After Brian obtains the treasure from the tail of the crashed plane, he finds an emergency transmitter which he accidentally turns on.
Just then, he hears the sound of another plane which lands on the lake. The pilot had picked up the signal from the emergency transmitter and now has come to rescue him at last. This is followed by an Epilogue which explains all the Brian learned from his survival experience and how, even though his parents do not reconcile, he can keep the Secret just that, a secret, so no one else will be hurt by it.
Brian then must find a way to survive and in the process, discovers much about himself and becomes a man.Hatchet is the story of Brian, a 13 year-old boy who's trying to cope with his parents' divorce. He is on his way to visit his father but ends up stranded in the woods after his plane goes down.
Title: Hatchet Author: Gary Paulsen Genre Realistic Fiction The book Hatchet is set in a plane (Flight ), and deals with the main character of the story, Brian Robinson.
Brian was on a plane (Flight ), to go see his father. Critic Consensus: The over-the-top gore, campy acting, and dim cinematography may be part of Hatchet's self-described old-school ethos, but irony alone can't sustain a horror film%.
Story Review Storyline: Our Reviewer's Take 3 Stars out of 5 Adam Green is an upstart horror mogul, one of those fans-turned-filmmakers that hasn't quite calibrated himself well enough – he's still too much of a gushy fan-boy, and not enough of a filmmaker.
In this story analysis lesson, students read the book Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell and Hatchet by Gary Paulsen. Students identify the character traits Get Free Access See Review. The shape of a hatchet head has a couple traits that tell the story of how well the tool will do particular jobs.
Splitting hatchets like the Stihl go from narrow to wide very quickly to rapidly translate the vertical chopping motion into horizontal splitting motion. Compare that to .