Children's Lit Johnny Tremain - Kionna Jacobs April 10,...

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Kionna JacobsApril 10, 2017Johnny Tremain: A Story of Boston Revolt: Chapters IX-XIIThe historical novel is full of adventure, strife, death, and discovery through the eyes ofthe protagonist Johnny Tremain. Throughout the book he experiences hardships with his crippledhand, family that unacknowledged him, and his experiences within the civil war. He has alsoovercome challenges and discovers who he is and what he what kind of man be desires tobecome.In the beginning of the story Johnny is praised for his silversmith skills and has a big egobecause of it. His values only concern becoming a great silversmith and his master’sgranddaughters Cilla and Isannah. The narrator reflects on Johnny’s goals and admits, “It hadalready been decided that when he grew up to be a great silversmith, he was to marry Cilla, andtogether…inherit Grandpa’s silver business” (7). At this point Johnny believes he has his purpose

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