Hatchet | Study Guide

Gary Paulsen

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Overview

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Author

Gary Paulsen

Year Published

1987

Type

Children's Literature

Genre

Adventure

Perspective and Narrator

Hatchet is told from a third-person limited omniscient point of view to convey the perspective of its main character, Brian Robeson.

Tense

Hatchet is told in the past tense.

About the Title

The protagonist, Brian Robeson, struggles to survive alone in the wilderness after a plane crash. His hatchet is central to this struggle and saves his life.

Summary

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