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  • Absolutely True Diary

    A brief description of Sherman Alexie’s book The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian can be presented as a typical young adult story. It tells readers about Arnold Spirit Jr. a gifted boy born and raised in an Indian reservation, possessed by the dream of becoming an artist, one day challenges the system and enters Reardan High School - a better school for white students. Despite the traditional for such genre set of plot moves, such as first love, the first fight, first complexes, the…

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  • The Absolutely True Diary Of A Part Time Indian

    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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  • Analysis Of The Absolutely True Diary Of A Part-Time Indian Native American By Sherman Alexie

    In the book, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Native American author Sherman Alexie writes about his life on the Spokane Washington Indian Reservation. The main character Arnold Spirit who liked to be called Junior portrays Alexie who grew up on an Indian Reservation. Junior struggled with his identity on a personal level, along with how others view him, and how all non-Indians picture Native Americans. Throughout Junior has added difficulty because Indians are surrounded by…

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  • Analysis Of Medea By Katniss

    explains that they are “strong, too,” “Just in a different way.” She reminds Rue that she can “feed” herself; that even this minor act of dissention can be, and sometimes has to be, enough. In conclusion: both Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian and Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games are interspersed with myriad exhibitions of violence. This violence serves multiple purposes: it emphasizes the scope of the misfortunes weathered by the novels’ protagonists; it causes…

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  • Absolutely True Diary Of A Part Time Indian Analysis

    Discovering and learning the true colors of the world is all part of human experiences. In The novel “The Absolutely True Diary of A Part-Time Indian” by Sherman Alexie, he shows the world through the eyes of a fourteen year old boy who has life threatening situations throughout the book. He wrote this book specifically for teens ranging from the ages of thirteen through sixteen. He wanted to write this book exposing life problems that many are bound to go through. To all of these life problems…

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  • Cultural Differences Between Junior And Jin

    INTRODUCTION - ~ THESIS - When evaluating Arnold “Junior” Spirit from Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian and Jin Wang from Gene Luen Yang’s American Born Chinese, similarities radiate in both characters as their disparity in race deem the two of them as outcasts in the entirety of society. In addition to their lack of social interactions, their uniformity in their impulsive decisions cost them each a dear friend. Although Junior and Jin are quite similar, they…

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  • Compare And Contrast Smoke Signals Book And Movie

    The movie “Smoke Signals” and the novel “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian” have some similarities and contrasts. The movie is about two indian boys named Victor and Thomas who go on an adventure to retrieve Victor's’ father's’ ashes. In the novel Junior, the main character struggles to find his place in society, he ends up going to a white kids school instead of the indian reservation school. Another thing to notice is that Victor and Thomas were around the age of 18 maybe 19…

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  • Part Time Indian Friendships

    life without a best friend? Or a friend in general for that matter? It would be hard right? In the book, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Arnold goes through some difficult times in his life, that would have been considerably harder, without his new and old friendships. These friendships gave him safety, belonging and self acceptance. In The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie, uses experiences in Arnold’s life to illustrate that friendship is important…

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  • Review Of Sherman Alexie's The Absolutely True Diary Of A Part-Time Indian

    What are you willing to do to fulfill your dream? Would you abandon your culture so you can succeed? Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Is a book that poses these questions to the reader. This books main character also has to answer these questions throughout the book. The book is follows Junior, a 14 year old boy from the Spokane indian reservation and his struggles through grief and poverty. On top of these struggles, Junior decides to attend an all white school…

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  • A Part-Time Indian

    The book, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie, is about a boy named Junior. He is a Native American that lives in an Indian reservation. Junior does not live the happiest life, in fact Junior is poor, however, his family and him gets along with what they do have. Junior does not really accept himself because he struggles with several medical issues, and he’s been beaten up by others his whole life. However, things start to look up for him when he transfers to an…

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