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Unformatted text preview: Emily Ryan English 2020 Zitkala Ss Impressions of an Indian Childhood and School Days (1849-1861) 11/26/07 1. Describe at least three lessons Zitkala a learns from her mother. In your own words, explain the ideas/behaviors her mother values most. Zitkala a was taught many lessons by her mother. She was taught not to ask about her mothers tears. It seemed that her mother did not want her daughter to see her weakness and not to know that she was hurting. Instead her mother would distract her. He mother also taught her to pause before inviting someone to dinner or an event. This helped avoid inviting people who already had plans. The beadwork which her mother taught her also encompassed a lesson. as mother would not let her quit working on a design no matter how difficult a had made it. She taught her to keep going through the rough times, which seemed to be a very important lesson. He mother told her not to go to the East because people were not sympathetic there. She was very right, but a did not the East because people were not sympathetic there....
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