Character Analysis: When The Legends Die By Hal Borland

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When the Legends Die Essay In When the Legends Die by Hal Borland the main character, Tom, has shown resentment and hate for most authority figures he has come across. There are different reasons for this including that they’ve lied to him, trapped him, and caused him to damage his pride. After all this he likely feels there’s almost no end to the ways they can harm him, some examples being making him do things that are morally incorrect and making him do things that could cause him long term injury. As a young boy Tom never had any authority figures he didn’t respect and who did respect him in turn. He lived alone with his parents, and even though he saw other Utes and whites before living in Bald Mountain, it never says anywhere in the
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