Exploratory draft 1 remodel

The use of the term inspiration is an excuse as if to

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discover a method in which he can gain money for the regalia. The use of the term ‘inspiration’ is an excuse, as if to trick the reader into believing the alcohol is actually an important part of his plan. Jackson always makes progress but never maintaining this success. Throughout this short story Alexie addresses a topic that quickly consumed the lives of many native americans, homelessness. Jackson endures this hardship through out this story but homelessness must come to terms with its literal and figurative sense. The story is introduced with a feeling of being lost. His distance is evident in the introduction when he says “I’m not go- ing tot tell you my particular reasons for being homeless, because it’s my secret story, and Indi- ans have to work hard to keep secrets from hungry white folks.” The white man has done nothing but steal from him and his people it was time for change. But change is never the easiest thing to accomplish. Through Jackson, Alexie portrays the indigenous experience of violence, oppres- sion, and displacement in America. Jackson’s family inhabited this region for at least ten thou-
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sand years and it is sad to hear what they have been reduced to. Jackson scavenges for the places who treat him right through the respect he has earned... Ideas are still jumpy, I feel as if my theme may be too broad? Having trouble narrowing it down but I basically redid my first draft and attempted to completely remodel.
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