The Trauma Of Residential School In Five Little Indians By Michelle Good

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In the novel “Five Little Indians”, Michelle Good uses characterization to show the effects of residential school by showing the trauma that residential schools hold and the difficulties it gives to the indigenous people during and after the events of these schools. Good uses various literary techniques in her novel such as direct and indirect characterization. Good also shows the difficulties of fitting into society with these trauma that each character holds. Firstly, Even though some indigenous people did not go to residential schools they were still affected by it. For example, at the beginning of the book, Kenny was taken at a young age like many indigenous children taken to these schools. During his time at this school he was

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