Short Essay Questions Key
1. What expectations does the Algonquin legend put in place for the novel?
The Algonquin legend creates an expectation of a revered and remarkable female character. It also indicates that other characters of lesser morals will be punished for their actions.
2. Describe the setting where the woman with amnesia wakes up in Chapter One.
In Chapter One, the woman with amnesia wakes up in a church cemetery. She is lying on a gravestone. She sees a billboard, so it's safe to assume that she is not far from activity. She is, in fact, in Los Angelos.
3. Describe William Flying Horse's experience as a half-Sioux person.
William Flying Horse's experience as a half-Sioux person is frustrating, and he is mistreated and judged. Although he has decided to live as a white person, others do not treat him as one. He is beaten by fellow police officers and called a spic and Pedro. He seems to struggle with his identity.
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