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
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The Ancient Child Summary

The Ancient Child is a masterful reworking of a traditional Kiowa tale about a boy’s metamorphosis into a bear. Transposed by N. Scott Momaday into modern times, the tale becomes that of a tortured artist—Locke Setman—caught between the Kiowa world of his heritage and the urban, sophisticated world he inhabits as an internationally-renown artist living in San Francisco, where he was raised by his adoptive father, Bent. Because...

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