Prof. Rebecca Toole
ENC 1102 H
November 11, 2017
Questions & Answers
State a one-sentence summary of this story (the bare-bones plot synopsis). Then,
summarize the theme of the story, as you see it, in one sentence.
What is the purpose of Sherman Alexie’s story “What You Pawn I Will Redeem”?
Do certain words, passages of dialogue or description, or situations seem to represent the
theme most clearly? Are there recurring images, concepts, or structures (or contrasting
ones) in the story? What might these represent?