Louise Erdrich The Leap Analysis

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The leap is a story written by Louise Erdrich. The story is about the narrator's mother, Anna. Anna has lost her sight to cataracts. She navigates her home so gracefully, never upsetting anything or losing her balance, that the narrator realizes that the catlike precision of her movements may be the product of her early training. The narrator rarely thinks about her mother’s career in the Flying Avalons, however, because her mother preserves no keepsakes from that period of her life. Then the narrator recalls the memory of her mother about the three leaps she made in her life. These three leaps are so important that they changed her life forever. I think these three leaps could be the symbol of the difficult choices that a person would face
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