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Leslie Marmon Silko
The story is told in the first person by a young Pueblo woman who goes unnamed. The narrator's uncertainty about who she is and about the situation she is in causes her and the reader to question what is real and what is myth.
"Yellow Woman" is written in the past tense.
The title refers to a Native American legend about a woman who is taken by a mountain spirit and lives with him for a long while. She finally returns with twin boys. The character known as Silva in the story refers to the narrator as Yellow Woman.
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