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He feels its time for him to prove his courage to bullies who constantly torment and make fun of him due to his small size. The boys (bullies) also tease when he vomits during the hanging of the highwayman as "hare heart". Forrest feels resentment from these bullies. The constant lies fed to him greatly influence his thoughts. He believes them and has a dislike for Scots (Woodruff2003:18).
The Ravenmasters secret is rich in historical elements. One of the historical persons is a rat catcher, named Ned White, who is an orphan and a friend of Forrester. Ned is nicknamed Rat. Another historical character is a chimney sweep, Simon Frick, who overworks children until they die. There are also many historical places in the book. The Tower of London, in which the story is set, is a historical castle in London (Woodruff 2003:14). It is where the royal prisoners are confined. The Bloody Tower is also found in the book, also a place for imprisonment. Maddy, a young Scot is imprisoned here (Woodruff 2003: 16). Another historical place is Tower Green, where executions are carried out. There is also a drawbridge and a moat in the story.
Elvira Woodruff brings to the readers attention the cynicism in London through the hanging. Throngs of people leave their homes to watch the hanging (Woodruff2003: 24). Though Forrest hates the view of it, kids bully him and make him watch. The hanging prepares the reader to the struggles which Forrest will experience later in life. The highwayman is a criminal who robs people on the road.
Being constantly bullied by the other boys, Forrest feels he has a chance when a new prisoner is brought. He thinks it is time he proves himself to those boys. What baffles him is that the prisoner is a young girl - daughter of a Jacobite. Forrest is humiliated by this. He and his pet, Tuck, take food to the girl, Maddy, every day. Continually he has to live
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