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Surname 1 Name Professors Name Course Name and Number Date To what extent does Johnny Tremain Reflect the reality of the American Revolution Johnny Tremain is a historical fiction that was written in 1943 by Esther Forbes. It is set in and around the time of the American Revolution in Boston and the surrounding centers. The novel depicts courtship, apprenticeship, tolerance of handicaps, human rights, sacrifice, and tensions of high rates between Patriots and Loyalists. However, there is plenty to criticize the book [Taxel at el, 228], whether its depiction is of protest, slavery, its approach to relations, or patriotic march to Lexington and Concord. The novel depicts events like the Boston Tea Party, the midnight ride of Paul Revere, the British blockade of Boston's port, and Lexington and Concord's Battles. The novel explains perceptions on the extent to which Johnny Tremain reflects the American Revolution. In the first place, Johnny Tremain states that the colonies' values and customs were evolving during the period that was leading to the Revolutionary War, which led to the furnishing of some traditional practices while others still existed though slowly changing.

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