The Absolutely True Diary Of Part Time Indian Analysis

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The book The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie. When Arnold decided to leave the reservation and go to school at Reardon all things went downhill for him and he thought it was the end of the world. When Arnold got to Reardon the white people treated him horribly and made fun of him. They thought that because he is an Indian he wouldn’t do anything about it. When Grandmother Spirit passes away Arnold doesn’t know how to deal with it but then more people pass away in his life and Arnold feels like the world is falling down on him and he doesn’t know what to do. Rowdy always felt as though Arnold would never leave the reservation and he would have no future just like all the other Indians. But Arnold doesn’t let that happen and when he goes to Reardon, Rowdy gets very mad at him, he tells Arnold that he hates him. The…show more content…
In The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie, Arnold faces a lot of obstacles in life. Arnold realized that in order for him to get somewhere in life he needed to leave the reservation and go to school at Reardon but when he gets there the white people are really horrible to him. The white people would pick on Arnold but he wasn’t going to take it so he stuck up for himself and he made a name for himself and people began to respect him for that. Grandmother Spirit passes away and Arnold feels like the world is coming down on him but as more and more important people in his life pass away he learns to cope with him feelings more. When Rowdy and Arnold aren’t friends anymore Arnold felt as though nothing was going to bring Rowdy back around but finally they come back together and play basketball and become friends again. They realize that no matter what they aren’t going to be friends anymore. They know that they are true best friends. Arnold faced many problems in his life but he grew from them and it shaped him as a
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