Rhetorical Analysis On Sherman Alexie

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Sherman Alexie could be considered one of the most influential Native American writers of all time. In Alexie's " How to Write the Great American Indian Novel", he uses a humor and stereotypes to help express the truth about our society and how Native American culture is viewed by our society's perspective. Although the subject he is writing about is not humorous at all, he is addressing and making aware that there is a problem and there is also a solution. If he uses humor to help present these problems and stereotypes, he can introduce the stereotypes without criticizing them. He uses humor because it is easier for the readers to understand what he is saying and he also uses humor as a self defense mechanism. The sarcasm helps the reader
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