ENGL ASSIGNMENT 9 - Engl 2110/07 Dr.Julie Morrissey 1. Give...

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Engl 2110/07 Dr.Julie Morrissey 1. Give two examples from the four poems of images taken from Native American culture. Answer: The songs used by joy harjo were all selected from Native American cultural Songs. The dancer portrays the image of a Buffalo calf, deer, which is very Significant in Native American culture; also, the naked dancing woman in the bar symbolizes some natural characteristics of a deer in native Indians culture. 2. In “Grace,” how does the speaker define grace, and what do you think she means? Answer: She literally defines grace as a “woman with time on her hands, or a white buffalo escaped from memory. But in that dingy light it was a promise of balance.” It can be inferred that she believed that grace is what gives them strength to overcome their worries of the past and focus on a new day. In the last paragraph, she mentioned that “grace is what picked ourselves up and walked into spring thaw”. I believed she was talking about the bitterness of dispossession they suffered in the past (i.e. the Naïve Americans). They were able
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ENGL ASSIGNMENT 9 - Engl 2110/07 Dr.Julie Morrissey 1. Give...

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