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How does Brian rescuer know where to find him?
His rescue comes toward the end of the novel. When Brian musters up the courage to retrieve the emergency kit from the downed plane, there is an emergency transmitter in the pack. A pilot hears the transmitter and lands at the lake, finding and rescuing Brian.
How does the pilot treat Brian?
In the book Hatchet, how does the pilot treat Brian? The pilot is very quiet at first, but friendly, allowing B rian to take over the controls. Brian’s mother’s gift was a hatchet.
What caused Brian to get sick?
Awakened in the middle of the night from a dream about his mother, Brian becomes violently ill from the many berries he has eaten the previous day. His stomach was aching with hunger, and he ate more of the bitter red berries, this time making certain to avoid eating too many.
Why did Brian dislike having a rifle and a lighter?
(19)Brian felt changed by the rifle and the lighter. In your opinion, why did he dislike the change? He decided to have a feast and save the rest so it will last as long as he needs it.
Does Brian tell his dad the secret?
Although he repeatedly intends to, Brian never actually tells his father about “The Secret.”
Why must Brian get his hatchet back?
Brian goes back to the surface to continue chopping away at the side of the airplane. He saves all the pieces thinking that he might be able to use them fishing arrowheads or lures. He makes a hole about the size of his body and decides to wiggle through. At first, he worries that the plane will sink again.
What does Brian think of the pilot?
He thinks of the pilot, dead in the plane, and a huge weighty sadness sweeps over him. Compelled to say a few words for him, Brain hesitates because he does not know the “right words,” the words of organized religion. He decides to simply concentrate and wish the pilot a peaceful rest.
What is the most important rule of survival Brian learns?
He’s understandably down in the dumps about being stranded and now stung by a porcupine, but then ”he learned the most important rule of survival, which was that feeling sorry for yourself didn’t work. ” It won’t get the quills out of his leg and won’t make fire, so Brian decides to stop it entirely and get to work.
What woke up Brian?
What woke up Brian in the middle of the night? What caused Brian to get sick? Brian ate too many berries. You just studied 15 terms!
Why does Brian not tell his dad the secret?
Brian knows that his mother was having an affair with another man, which is the reason she asked for a divorce. However, Brian’s father is unaware of his wife’s affair. Brian is continually tormented by the thought of “the Secret” at the beginning of the novel.
Does Hatchet have a sad ending?
At the end of Hatchet, thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson, who has been trapped in the Canadian wilderness after a plane accident, decides to dive for a “survival pack” from the submerged aircraft. He almost drowns trying to tear the plane open. He recovers, among other things, an emergency transmitter.
Why was getting the survival bag difficult for Brian?
Q. Why was getting the survival bag difficult? It was inside the plane, under water, and caught on the seats. It was in a back pack that was strapped to the pilot’s back.