How I would describe the arrangement of the material is that it was well laid out. Alexie learned quickly how to read while many other Indian kids struggled to read basic words and vocabulary. The author further develops his argument of loving books by describing how he became a writer of novels, short stories, and poems, showing that he turns his passion into his career. I would use repetition in my writing. Every paragraph branches off from the end of the previous paragraph. Alexie describes how society held a stereotype that Native Americans are stupid. Alexie begins his essay with a self confidence tone.
Due to his parallel repetition, Alexie impresses the audience by these normal but diligent experiences. Alexie taught himself how to read the comic books by looking at the pictures and dialogue and pretending to say aloud what he thinks the story might be saying. In this essay I will explain why I believe that literature is important. Alexie purposes is to discuss how he first learned how to read and write, his intelligence as a young Indian boy, and Alexie as an adult teaching creative writing to Indians children. At begin of story, Alexie mention that he lived in a Spokane Indian reservation. He used extra money to bought new novels. It was a very good essay for me to read at this time, due to a recent breakup.
Alexie's personal anecdotes create a connection with his audience that allows him to further captivate them. I read the backs of cereal boxes… I read magazines. Or his family as a essay of paragraphs, each family member being a paragraph. I had to excel at everything I tried and get better grades than any other Indian. We were then asked to choose writing tools that the author used in his short story and analyze them.
This is also expressed when he tells the reader about how he would read his father's odd collection of novels. Another way the author develops his argument is by explaining how he would read anything with words and paragraphs and use any of the free time that he had to read books. It made Alexie look very unlike the rest of the students of his origin and become even more estranged and close-minded in the eyes of almost all the teachers and his classmates. He inherited his love of reading from his father, an avid reader of many different types of books. This short story has explicitly shown us that the Indian people are the human beings, just like the rest of us, and that they can be both extremely smart and intelligent. He had to use whatever he could find in order to obtain an education.
Alexie vividly narrates his younger life by using metaphor and repetition with a confident tone, in order to strengthen his description of his reading talent, his influence to the other Indian boys and how he struggles in poverty to change his life. He was strong and was not afraid of what might the other kids or parents say about him behind his back; he broke from the status quo. As an Indian, he reads a large number Alexie precisely provides his reading process to the audience. Growing up on a reservation himself, Alexie knows what it is like to be persecuted by the outside world as well as his own people. How school teachers expected the Native American students to fail in most aspects of education; and how the Native American children would try to fit the stereotype so as to not stand out or draw attention while in school. Sherman Alexie wanted to be like his father, so he read just about anything he could find.
I think that he placed the phrase correctly at two points in the story because both points in the story discuss the same central idea of succeeding and Alexie's motivation for success. Alexie purposes is to discuss how he first learned how to read and write, his intelligence as a young Indian boy, and Alexie as an adult teaching creative writing to Indians children. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support over the years. He exemplifies his passion to reading, for he tries to save his life. His family has many books and he read as much as he could. So, sadly, we had to close the site - but we have been touched by the messages from users all over the world who began creating wikis with it and now running them on new platforms.
He was expected to be un-sophisticated and un-social in school because that was the general discernment of Native Americans at that time. What Alexie means is that on the reservation, he is an oddity, and so what he does is he talks of himself in the third person to dull the pain away and to and to make himself sound more modest of his abilities. By: Nida and Saad The Joy of Reading and Writing: Superman and Me The topic of this essay is the enjoyment of reading. Additionally, the home page of Wikispaces. Coming from an Indian background, I grew up to know the word pressure very well.
The effect of this is surrounds his living conditions as bleak or poor. The author expresses the struggle and oppression Indian kids go through, showing that it takes hard work and dedication to be successful and to be treated as an equal. Because he is smart, and use his reading and writing to change his life, when he was became a writher. My problem wasn 't that I just disliked it, it was that I thought I was bad at it. I stumbled on words that seemed like everyone else knew. Furthermore he looked at the narrative above the picture and pretended to say the words as superman would say in this way he learned to read.
It also showed me that I can beat the stereotype. Even though he comes from a poor family, his father loved reading and his rooms were always piled with books. He never gave up and I hope I can be like him and never give up and succeed at my goals. Because, besides reading and books, his family and background was the same as other Indians who lived in the reservation: poor and underprivileged. If he'd been anything but an Indian boy living on the reservation, he might have been called a prodigy. This makes the reader feel sympathetic for him by comparing his life to someone that is not Indian.