Day 7: Identity, Culture, Love, and “Assimilation”

Short Story "Assimilation"

Today, we talked about Sherman Alexie’s short story called “Assimilation” and how the themes of identity, culture, love, and race play into “treaties” of our lives. Agreements are made all the time, both personal and legal, that affect the decisions and choices we make. Alexie does a good job of being honest and open about hard questions with relationships. The conversation was varied but the students did try to tackle the difficult subject matter.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s