Diary Of A Part Time Indian Analysis
One of Arnold's first tough decisions was that he moved from the school on the reservation to a school filled with white boys and girls. Arnold comes upon this decision when he receives his mother's geometry textbook. “My school and my tribe are so poor and sad that we have to study from the same dang books our parents studied from. That is absolutely saddest thing in the world. And let me tell you, that old old, old decrepit geometry book hit my heart with a force of a …show more content…
So the closest thing he knows hope for him might be with white people “I don't know if hope is white. But I do know that hope for me is like some mythical creature.” (Alexie pg. 51) . Arnold knows from going to Reardan that you have a better chance of finding hope and success from the white race. They have it better made than he does.
So Arnold tough Decisions are not meeting expectation of the Indians living on the reservation, but he needs to think about his life. His dreams his hopes. He should not have to worry about his Indian tribe ,they have given up and are hopeless, but he should still go on out of the reservation seek the life he wants not what the reservation wants. So I believe he should move out of the reservation and show the Indians that there are opportunity out there so put your race aside and go live your