House Made of Dawn | Critical Essay by Lee Schweninger

This literature criticism consists of approximately 171 pages of analysis & critique of House Made of Dawn.
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Critical Essay by Lee Schweninger

SOURCE: Schweninger, Lee. “An Analysis of House Made of Dawn, by N. Scott Momaday.” In Contemporary Literary Criticism, vol. 160, edited by Tom Burns and Jeffrey W. Hunter. Farmington Hills, Mich.: The Gale Group, 2002.

In the following essay, Schweninger examines House Made of Dawn on a number of levels, assessing the plot, characters, evolution of the work, the novel's historical significance, and how the work has been studied since its publication.

House Made of Dawn consists of a prologue and four major sections: “The Longhair,” “The Priest of the Sun,” “The Night Chanter,” and “The Dawn Runner.” The present action of these sections is set mainly in two distinct time periods. The first section takes place at Walatowa (Jemez Pueblo, New...

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