Analysis Of The Absolutely True Diary Of A Part Time Indian By Sherman Alexie

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In his novels The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian and The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fist Fight in Heaven, Sherman Alexie portrays the life on an Indian reservation as a pit in which dreams go to die. Alcohol is the main contributor that is fueled by the alienation that the white people have imposed upon them. Their differences lie in the way they express leaving the reservation, conception of literacy, and ideals of love. In The Absolutely True diary of a Part Time Indian, Junior is a fourteen-year-old Spokane Indian living on a reservation where he has few opportunities to pursue his dreams. Junior has an assortment of different physical disabilities that exclude him from his peers. He decides to leave the reservation and transfer