In the exciting book Shane, the author, Jack Schaefer, depicted how the wild west affected the character Shane. In the summer of ‘89 when Shane stepped into Wyoming. The lives of the townspeople changed , the moment Shane, a stranger, rode into town. The mysterious gunman wearing black, showed himself to be a lot different to the townspeople, in the few days he stayed in Wyoming. He went from very quite and alert, to a courageous and a determined person, ready to take on any new challenges that were put in front of him.
Shane rode into town looking very mysterious, because of his dark, colored, clothing and his dark, rimmed hat, that hid his expressions and shaded his eyes. Shane would never reveal much about his past to anyone. “Call me Shane”# The tall dark stranger would not tell his last name, as if something to hide about his past. The townspeople grew suspicious about Shane, as know one could get too close to him. The stranger would put off any personal questions about himself.
Secondly, Shane was a determined, hard working man, who did not give up on any such task easily. Such as the stump he pulled out, with the man he came across ,when he rode into town named , Joe Starrett. They were working hard all day, when Mrs. Starrett suggested, that they use the team of horses to pull out the stump. “Horses! Great jumping Jehoshaphat! No! We started this with manpower and, by Godfrey, we’ll finish it with manpower!”# You never seen two men work with such determination, to defeat the stump that quivered and swayed at such an awkward angle.
Finally, Shane had proved to be quite courageous, especially to Marian. He made an impression on everyone. Bob had seen Shane stand up to Fletcher who was trying to take over the Starrett land, where Shane was staying. The boy had witnessed Shane’s courageousness in the bar fight in town. And Marian thought Shane was “Magnificent,too. Morgan was so big and horrible and yet he didn’t have even a chance....