Banned and challenged for profanity, sexual references, and allegations of sexual misconduct by the author.
What is the problem in The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian?
major conflict The major conflict of the novel is Junior’s struggle to find acceptance and belonging in two vastly different communities, the Spokane reservation and Reardan High.
Why does Mr P say rowdy likes to hurt people?
Why does Mr. P say Rowdy likes to hurt people? He said that Rowdy likes to hurt people so he can make them feel as bad as he does.
Who is rowdy The Absolutely True Diary?
Rowdy is a star basketball player for the Wellpinit high school. He has anger problems and often gets physically violent with Junior and others. He feels betrayed when Junior decides to leave Wellpinit.
Why does Mr Dodge become angry with Junior?
Dodge become angry with Junior? How does he reveal his racism? He becomes angry with Junior because he proved him wrong and made him look foolish. Then because he he couldn’t handle being told off by a student he made fun of the education on the reservation.
Why does junior like to draw?
This is why Junior belongs to the “Black-Eye-of-the-Month Club.” Junior’s favorite thing is to draw cartoons of himself, his friends, and his family. He draws because he thinks it might give him a chance to become rich and famous, and he wants to be rich and famous so he can leave the rez one day.
How does Junior say good bye?
Junior accepts that “We all have to find our own way to say good-bye” (Alexie 161). How does Junior do this? Who is Billionaire Ted and what is his story? How does Junior cope with his grief?
What is the theme of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian?
The main themes in The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian are alienation, friendship, and death. Alienation: Junior becomes a “part-time” Indian, and he is alienated by both his Indian friends’ and his white friends’ inability to understand the unique struggles he faces as he straddles both worlds.