The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven - Chapter 16 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 16 Summary

This chapter starts with a quote about imagination and it is the theme of the chapter. Victor asks what would happen if the atom bomb was invented by an Indian and detonated in Washington, D.C.? On the other hand, what if when Columbus landed in 1492 a tribe of Indians drowned him? Victor is using his imagination to contemplate how historical events could have occurred differently.

Victor uses the 7-11 store as a location for his imagination and he feels that the he is in a 7-11 store that is surrounded by 500 years of lies. Victor worked at a 7-11 in the past only to be robbed of all his possessions and he feels like there is an equation for survival. The equation is: Survival = Anger X Imagination. The Indians are already angered by the lies and imagination is their only defense and means of survival.

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