Has Sarty broken from "the old fierce pull of blood", if so how?
The old fierce pull of blood refers to the idea that you stay true to your family and be willing to do anything for them. Sarty detaches himself from this bond. In the beginning it is prevalant that he felt it was important when he called the man in court the enemy and was going to lie to the judge on a cont of his father. But in the end he breaks free, tells Major De Spain that his barn is going to be burnt and runs away knowing that his family will not accept him back after he betrayed them.