Johnny Tremain | Study Guide

Esther Forbes

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Overview

Author

Esther Forbes

Year Published

1943

Type

Children's Book

Genre

Historical Fiction

Perspective and Narrator

Johnny Tremain is told by a third-person omniscient narrator.

Tense

Johnny Tremain is told in the past tense.

About the Title

The title Johnny Tremain refers to the novel's main character. He is a teenage boy living in colonial Boston during the turbulent days leading up to the Boston Tea Party (1773) and the start of the American Revolution (1775–83). The setting inspires the subtitle: "A Story of Boston in Revolt."

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