The Ancient Child Summary
N. Scott Momaday

Everything you need to understand or teach The Ancient Child by N. Scott Momaday.

  • The Ancient Child Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 The Ancient Child Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

The Ancient Child Overview

"The Ancient Child" is a novel by N. Scott Momaday which chronicles the experiences of Set, an adopted Kiowa boy, who as a man decides to seek out a mythical bear-boy by returning to the lands of his ancestor following the death of his grandmother. The novel explores timeless themes such as myth, identity, and transformation, as Set seeks to heal a hollowness in his soul and comes to discover just who he is as a human being.

Study Pack

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The Ancient Child Study Guide

Lesson Plan

The Ancient Child Lesson Plans contain 137 pages of teaching material, including: