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In his book, Grassian looks at Alexie’s works from The Business of Fancydancing and Old Shirts and New Skins to Ten Little Indians and analyzes each work such that readers can understand what Alexie is trying to convey. In Chapter 1, Grassian gives some background on Alexie’s childhood, which helps readers understand how Alexie quickly learns the power of humor. An analysis of Alexis’s use of humor in “The Approximate Size of My Favorite Tumor” is included in Chapter 3.
McFarland, Ron. "'Another Kind of Violence': Sherman Alexie's poems." The
American Indian Quarterly 21.2 (1997): 251+. General OneFile. Web. 27 July 2011.
In this essay, McFarland discusses Native American poetry and Sherman Alexie’s works. He provides an overview of Alexie’s writing in both his poems and short stories. A brief analysis of Alexie’s use of humor is also included.
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