Mrs. Mattie Quesenberry-Smith
A man whose work that draws almost identically from his own life experiences is a man who is not afraid of truth. He is not afraid to speak his mind. He is a man without care for consequence or reaction. A man whose own life as a Na
April 20, 2013
Sherman Alexie and the Native American Identity
Sherman Alexie is a Spokane-Coeur d’Alene Indian who grew up in Wellpinit, Washington, on a reservation. He acknowledges that his origin and upbringing affect everything that
24 April 2012
The Influences of Life
Everyone’s previous experiences in life have an impact on the decisions they make. Whether it’s a fear of sharks keeping them from swimming, or something more extreme, everything people do is somewhat based on things they have already been through....
English III – Period 7
21 October 2012
“Hardships of Living on an Indian Reservation”
Thesis: In the novel, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie illustrates the problems faced with living on a reservation.
I. Poverty is one of t