Short Essay Answer Key
1. Color is an important tool in the sections featuring David Marshall. The boy often focuses on bright colors in the room when he is imagining or lost in his own thoughts. What is an example of this in Section 1?
David's maid from India dresses in colorful saris and paints her fingernails in bright colors. David is uncomfortable around the woman but inspired by her colorful accoutrements.
2. To what does Charles compare Native American myth in one of his college anthropology papers? What do you think is his purpose in doing so?
Charles compares Native American myths to biblical references. His purpose is to argue that Native Americans have been around longer than Christianity. He believes that there are many similarities between the two and perhaps the white man "borrowed" Native American myths upon which to base the Christian...
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