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    Pawn I Will Redeem

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    lost to him, that being his grandmother’s regalia. His desire to redeem a critical part of his identity prompts an unparalleled commitment, this commitment of which causes a gradual abandonment of self-centered desires. This is shown through several selfless acts where he puts his money towards the interests…

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    clearly represented by Jackson’s 24-hour challenge to regain a piece of his heritage (Grandma Agnes’ powwow regalia) which is the climax of day-to-day life for a homeless Indian and the struggle in Spokane. This is one area of conflict with character and culture and how Alexie remains true to his heritage and culture, but his work must be interesting to be successful. What You Pawn, I Will Redeem reflects on the day to day survival methods not only for Spokane Indians, but also, other Indians…

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    Jackson's Regalia

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    When it's time for Jackson Jackson to return to the pawn shop he does not have enough money to regain his grandmother's regalia. In Sherman Alexie’s short story “What You Pawn I Will Redeem, “Do you know how many good men live in this world? Too many to count!” (Alexie 28) is an important quote because the pawn shop owner likely believes Jackson is a good guy who is deserving of the regalia for free. It almost seems as if the pawn shop owner wanted Jackson to regain the regalia because he did…

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    would consider poverty as a disease that should be annihilated by all means possible; however the opposite is true for Jackson. Rather than putting a ton of effort to save every coin he gets with the goal that he can figure out how to purchase back his grandmas dancing regalia, Jackson spends everything on liquor and companions. The little money he gets from individuals he spends and he returns back to the original circumstance. Saving to get the $999 required is a hard task, however one that…

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    HDFC Regalia First Credit Card HDFC Regalia Credit Card is a card offered by HDFC bank. The card comes with special privileges and benefits. The card also offers the feature of reward points on all card transactions. These points when accumulated can be used to purchase gifts and other items. Why HDFC There are plenty of banks in the market that offer credit card facilities. What makes HDFC unique is the fact that it is the second largest private bank in the country. It has a network of…

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    the resources to recover the regalia so he had to put a lot of effort in a minimal amount of time by selling newspapers. “’I need one thousand four hundred and thirty papers’” (Alexie 14). He even tried his luck with scratchers. “’I won a hundred dollars’” (Alexie 17). Even though he knew that it was nearly impossible to come up with the money to purchase the regalia he kept pursuing his mission against all odds, yet he didn’t hesitate to spend the money once he earned it. His actions were…

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    this short story is a very sad. The story of a homeless man who is very intelligent but also very close-minded about the white man and how he needs to keep his secrets from the hungry white man (pg. 88). The main character is in a state of mind of that would characterize a dream or state of inebriated. The story is full of symbolisms connected to the theme. At what time Jackson finds his grandmothers regalia in the window of a pawnshop. The same regalia that had been stolen over fifty years…

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    He consequently feels that it is his grandmother’s regalia and it is his obligation to recover it. The regalia symbolizes Native Americans lost legacy and character. Jackson feels instantly that he must get it back in spite of the fact that he is not so much beyond any doubt that it has a place with his grandma, however, his instinct consoles him that it is his grandmother’s. At the point when Junior inquires as to whether he is certain that it is his grandmother’s regalia: I didn’t know for…

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    One of the round and flat characters in “What You Pawn I Will Redeem” is the Pawnbroker. The pawnbroker has internal conflict in the beginning of the story. “That would be the right thing to do,” the pawnbroker said. “But I can’t afford to do the right thing. I paid a thousand dollars for this. I can’t just give away a thousand dollars”(Alexie). He wants to give Jackson back his grandmother’s regalia, but at the same time he doesn’t want to lose the money he spent on the regalia . The…

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    though, Jackson Grandma has passed on, she still has a closeness with her that Jackson was in needs for, to for on the mission of getting his grandmas, regalia back for her. When Jackson first meets the pawnbroker, he explains the story of his grandmother’s powwow regalia and the secret yellow bead sewn into it “because only god is perfect, Indian people sew flaws into their powwow regalia.” (4) Jackson have only meeting the Pawnbroker for the first time they starting to build a trust. The…

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