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Discussion Questions The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian – By Sherman Alexie Mr. Wilson – English 306
Quoting Properly! Standard MLA Formatting In text Author-Page citations If the author’s name appears in the sentence, then just the page number is necessary. But if it is just the quote, then you need to specify the author and the page number. Full bibliographical reference will appear in your Works Cited page at the end of your essay. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/557/01/ http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/557/01/
Wordsworth stated that Romantic poetry was marked by a "spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings" (263). Romantic poetry is characterized by the "spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings" (Wordsworth 263). Wordsworth extensively explored the role of emotion in the creative process (263).
Works Cited Wordsworth, William. Lyrical Ballads. London: Oxford U.P., 1967. Print. “The Impact of Global Warming in North America.” GLOBAL WARMING: Early Signs. 1999. Web. 23 Mar. 2009.
The Title? Consider the adjectives used in the title of the book: “Absolutely true” and “part-time.” What is this is reference to? Junior’s internal struggle, or the struggle between Junior and the Social Norm? (Whites vs. Reds) Could it be both? Explain your answer using quotes from the text and practice using the MLA Format!
Part-Time Indian? When Junior is in Rearden, he feels “half- Indian” and when he is in Wellpinit, he feels “half-White.” “It was like being Indian was my job,” he says, “but it was only my part- time job. And it didn’t pay well at all.” Why does Junior feel split like this?