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creative writing 2 - English language, easily overpowering...

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Kyle Garrity Professor Dorothy Howell EN-102-03 Creative writing 2 Due 3/26/08 When I first began reading this text the first thing that came to mind was Pratt and “Arts of the Contact Zones”. Between the talk about histories and the long, complicated, and confusing words, this text reminded me of Pratt’s writing style. I believe what Vickers is trying to say is that Native Americans never really had a written language, and therefore never left or showed a clear history. When Christians came over to America and took over, so did the
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Unformatted text preview: English language, easily overpowering the limited oral and pictorial language of the Native Americans. The subject of identity is also proposed in this text. Victors talks about how Christian societies have erased many Indian identities by placing them all under a similar stereotype. An identity is closely related with ones past. Many Native American cultures have been lost with their identity because their simple language could not compete with the sophistication of the colonialists....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course EN 101 taught by Professor Nelson during the Fall '07 term at Quinnipiac.

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