Compare And Contrast Flight And Selma

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Many Indians fought to preventing the government from invading their sovereign land and resisted being force onto reservation. Both Flight and Selma used vivid imagery to show the violence of the oppressor. Alexie’s Flight was full of vivid brutal imagery that helps the reader understand the violent to which the native people up against. Zits, the narrator in Flight mysteriously transported back to 1970s in the body of FBI agent named Hank Storm. When he witnesses one of the agent describing the Native Americans as “The asshole of America” (Alexie 46). The FBI was responding to the Native American civil right group IRON which prioritized demands the US government to honor treaties. Zits observed two agents pull a young Indian guys off their
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