Every Little Hurricane By Sherman Alexie Summary

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“Every Little Hurricane” by Sherman Alexie
In the story “Every Little Hurricane” the author Sherman Alexie says “In other nightmares, in his everyday reality, Victor watched his father take a drink of vodka on a completely empty stomach. Victor could hear that near-poison fall, then hit, flesh and blood, nerve and vein. Maybe it was like lightning tearing an old tree into halves. Maybe it was like a wall of water, a reservation tsunami, crashing onto a small beach. Maybe it was like Hiroshima or Nagasaki. Maybe it was like all that. Maybe. But after he drank, Victor’s father would breathe in deep and close his eyes, stretch, and straighten his neck and back. During those long drinks, Victor’s father wasn’t shaped like a question mark. He looked more like an exclamation point.”
The story “Every Little Hurricane” by Sherman Alexie, Victor gives a clear point on the conflict by showing his family had in their lives. The story describes how a “hurricane” comes once again in victor family and how it tears apart, but at the same time, brings together Victor’s family. The symbol of the hurricane is the fights or problems that occur within Victor’s family. In the beginning of the story, there is a New
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The author use simile to make the point about the hurricane entering Victor 's family and describe how victor felt about his dad every time he drink. The symbolism of the story showed the “hurricane” that many of the families in the indian reservation had and how it develop by many different conflicts. It also reflects how indian families deal with situations at that time, and even that they had many “storms” going in they were always one family and were always there for each
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