The Coyote And The Buffalo Analysis

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The loquacious Roy E. Disney once said, “When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easier.” Throughout the stories that we read in this module, native american values that we use to this day were displayed. Consequently, there were three values within these stories that truly affect our lives. Firstly, there is respect, which was displayed in the story “The Coyote and the Buffalo” when Coyote disrespects Buffalo Bull and it brings him an enormous amount of anger. Furthermore, there was perseverance, which was exhibited in the myth “The World on a Turtle’s Back” when the pregnant woman falls through the cracks of the Sky World and still makes a life for her and her daughter. Lastly, in the story “The Way to Rainy Mountain,” wisdom was revealed by Momaday’s extremely sagacious grandmother.…show more content…
When Coyote spat on and kicked Buffalo Bull’s skull, it brought great dishonor to Buffalo Bull. Because of the dishonor brought to Buffalo Bull’s skull, Buffalo Bull’s spirit came to life and he made an attempt to assault Coyote because he disrespected Buffalo Bull. Moreover, Coyote disrespected Buffalo Bull once again when he didn’t obey his orders to not murder the buffalo calf for its savory meat. In summary, respect was displayed in this platitudinous native american tale in ways that allow the present day reader to learn this crucial

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