The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

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    The True Portrayal of Alcoholism Sherman Alexie written a novel about a boy’s journey as a Native American living on a reservation in the book, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. One may think the addiction may not be as prominent in there society due to how Native Americans are usually perceived, such as free, family oriented, and caring spirit. However, Sherman Alexie tells a more in depth relationship that Native Americans and Alcohol share. Sherman Alexie did receive some bad criticism for stating this alcoholism amongst Native Americans. Overall, I believe Sherman Alexie publicized the truth about alcoholism amongst his community by stating his personal experience which can be back up by statistical facts. Part Time Indian…

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    The Absolutely True Diary Of A Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie is a novel about a Native American named Junior living on the Spokane indian reservation who decides to go to a predominantly white school in order to get a better education. One of the main characters in the story, Mr.P, can be characterized as regretful and compassionate. Sherman Alexie’s purpose in developing Mr.P in this specific way is to progress the plot. One way, we can characterize Mr.P is by describing him as regretful.…

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    In the story, The Absolutely True Diary Of A Part Time Indian, Junior tries to find his identity. He goes on an emotional rollercoaster of a year. He has to face many deaths, bullies, mean teachers, and even love. The first major thing that Jr. does is he leaves his school and goes to an all white school. His family is the only people who accept him for going to Reardan. This was his first step into Juniors long journey on finding himself. He goes to his new school and is automatically rejected…

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    Sherman Alexie’s, “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian” is the account of Arnold Spirit, also known as Junior. Junior is the novel’s narrator and while he is witty and seemingly proud of his heritage in the beginning of the story, it appears the point of the novel is to show us Junior’s transformation. He begins life on the reservation, attending school in Wellpinit, Washington. Eventually, he transfers to an all-white high school twenty-two miles from the reservation in Reardan,…

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    Julia Alessio Mrs. Martyn English 10H 10 May 2018 The Absolutely True Diary of the Discussion With my Adult After completing The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie, my adult and I examined our interpretations on particular symbols in the book, exchanged our thoughts on the significance of the title, and considered themes that the author was trying to convey. Through picking my mom to read this book with me, I originally believed that there was nothing more I could…

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    Blossoming Lives Sprouted From Friends, Family, and Fights In the novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian by Sherman Alexie one realises humans all need other people to help one change and grow; the characters Arnold and Roger demonstrate this by helping each other alter negative parts of themselves. Initially, Arnold is a hopeless, trapped in a perpetual stream of despair, demoralisation, and defeatedness. In a final attempt to escape the suffocating hold his society has on in…

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    Walking in Multiple Worlds On page 57 of “The Absolutely True Diary of A Part Time Indian, “ by Sherman Alexie, Arnold draws a comic expressing how he feels, “white” and “Indian” depending on where he is and how he acts. Like Arnold, I often feel as if I am part of different “tribes”, or groups, depending on the circumstances I am in. Arnold felt most associated with the groups, “white” and “Indian”. I feel most associated with the tribes “obedient daughter”, “good student” and “rebellious…

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    The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie is about an Indian, Junior, who lives on the reservation and eventually decides he wants to go to an all-white school. Not only is this already exemplifying diversity, but he also has medical problems and is very poor, unlike the other kids. Throughout this book diversity is show in many ways: the difference in the white school verses the school on the reservation, how the parents raise their kids, and interactions in the…

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    is hope? Who can have hope? Trying to solve these questions, Sherman Alexie’s book, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian investigates the journey of a budding 14 year-old cartoonist named Junior, or Arnold Spirit. Being a poor, Indian living on a reservation, that suffers from hydrocephalus, Junior does not get the liberty of having an easy life. He is picked on by everybody other than his best friend Rowdy, the roughest kid on the rez. Junior, determined to receive a better education…

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    different ways, there are nice, mean, some whom are close and some whom are not close friends. In the book, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie, Arnold who is the main character has one really good friend who is Rowdy. They were friends since they were born. Arnold and Rowdy both live on a reservation where people are going through hard times. Arnold wanted to go to a school that wasn’t on a reservation and Rowdy felt as if Arnold was leaving his home and didn’t…

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