Conrad Richter's Novel The Light In The Forest

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American Literature Book Report Essay The Light in the Forest Back in the day, Indians and White people never really got along. There were many fights between the two groups. In Conrad Richter’s novel The Light in the Forest, Indians are depicted by the White people as being savages and the White people are depicted by the Indians as being stuck people who only care about themselves. In the book, White people are always saying the Indians are savages and do not deserve anything. Uncle Wilse says, “[The Indians say] Bad is good and good is bad.” (Richter 42). Uncle Wilse talks about Indians like they are nothing and this quote shows that he thinks Indians are backwards and do everything wrong. Uncle Wilse also said, “we call them the Paxton

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