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Unformatted text preview: Nicholas Gowings Gowings 1 Professor Bradley College Writing 23 February 2008 Horse Symbolism Every story has its own unique meaning. And most of the time, its a very deep denotation. What most people do not realize, is that there are stories that share a common bond if you will. I have read three particular writings, which in spite of the most direct meaning, are very similar indirectly. In these pieces of literature (Im Your Horse in the Night by Louisa Valenzuela, Horse by Gloria Anzaldua, and For Anna Mae Aquash Whose Spirit Is Present Here and in the Dappled Stars by Joy Harjo) there are obvious separate meanings, but more importantly, they all symbolize one particular thing. Im your horse in the night. It was a story about a girl in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It took place during a dictatorship; a terrible place to dwell. In this particular story, Valenzuela talks about a girl and her lover that had vanished. Out of nowhere it seems, this lover of hers, Beto, comes back to her for a night. In fact, most of the story is in the course of one night. In fact, most of the story is in the course of one night....
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course EN 100 taught by Professor Bradley during the Winter '08 term at Grand Rapids Community College.
- Winter '08