There have always been different views of the world; Mother Natures view and the modern persons view are only two of them. Many humans will never understand why Mother Nature and native Indians view the earth...
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... a human hand has not been in everything. But those were only dream of peace...a sanctuary where a dream or life wouldn't be invaded" (119). By not paying attention to what they are doing, humans have robbed the earth of her beauty. There are not many places left where no man/woman has been. We must preserve our earth in order to survive. Hogan refers to the word rake in order to explain what needs to be done. The word rake means to clean up and mend what we have broken and torn apart. She states that a rake is used for "smoothing over the broken ground, that healing of the severed trust we human hold with earth" (153). A rake helps us realize what we have done and what we need to do to fix it. By detaching ourselves from earth we are just hurting ourselves and everything around us and something needs to be done soon in order to continue to exist.
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