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Unformatted text preview: with one thousand dollars to get it back. Jackson just had a rough night of drinking and now couldn’t find the pawnshop that held onto his grandmother’s regalia. The underlined text “like a ghost ship” is a simile used by Alexie to paint a picture in the reader’s mind of how the pawnshop had just disappeared. Jackson then finds the pawnshop and redeems his grandmother’s regalia in the end due to the generosity of the pawnshop owner. Generosity seems to be a major theme in the story and can be seen in the owner of the pawnshop and even in Jackson’s character when he buys his friends shots at the bar and pays for breakfast for the Aleuts earlier that morning....
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course ENRU 1240 taught by Professor Kerins during the Fall '08 term at Fordham.
- Fall '08