Landscape, History, And The Pueblo Imagination By Leslie Silko Analysis

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From the point of view of a developmental biology, waste is at the beginning of our culture. Waste can range from a number of different things like solid waste disposal and natural disposal. What I mean by solid waste disposal is garbage like plastic bags, bottles, mining residues, sewage, industrial waste, and demolition waste. Solid waste is insoluble material. Natural disposal is organic waste like plants, and animals which are biodegradable. Joseph Wood Krutch has an insightful view about life thriving in a hostile environment like the desert. He definitely helps people to question in his readings about humanity and our existence. He has helped me to realize how our western view of the environment is in denial regarding the different …show more content…
She describes the lives and beliefs of the Native American people that lived on a plain in New Mexico. In the beginning of her story she describes how nature is faithful and how everything returns back to the Earth after it dies. She describes how things dry up and die, and how they could take weeks or even years to do so but eventually it crumbles into dust. Silko talks about a number of different things in her story by breaking it up. She starts her story off by discussing the deaths that take place, how the dead ancient people are buried, and how the funerals have different rituals. She also describes the different animal bones that were important to the ancient people and how the men would have to carry them while out hunting until they returned home. I’m not sure if this is because of a certain ritual or belief, but if I had to guess it was because of both. The Pueblo Indians were sacred …show more content…
I can honestly say that even though my mom always said things like my family that passed away are like animals and I should feel that connection, and with what I mentioned before. I now more than ever am listening to the animals, watching the animals, and feeling more connected to the animals on Earth. I haven’t truly felt this connection before and now I feel like it is a guardian angel in a way watching over me. I also enjoyed Silko more than Krutch because now I know why my dogs were always barking at something in my house that wasn’t there. I’ve heard people say that there are spirits and animals and young children can see them better than an adult but now I truly know that is true. I used to get frustrated with my dogs because they were always barking at nothing or something I couldn’t see, now I know my dogs have that sense of something being there. I guess what people say is true that animals can see things that we

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