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    N. Scott Momaday tells the journey of Abel in his novel House Made of Dawn. The novel introduces Abel, the main protagonist, who is running alone at the break of dawn, but the reasons for which Abel’s running is unknown and unexplained until the end of the book. Francisco, Abel’s grandfather who raises him, comes to pick up Abel returning from war and is greeted by a drunken Abel. Abel doesn’t have any family member left aside from his Francisco. Abel’s father wasn’t around, his mother died, and

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    of culture, history, and spiritual discovery. Momaday helps us to understand his journey by telling us a few tails of his people. Also, he tells us about his grandmother, who helped him through his journey, felt connected to, and eventually whose death pushed him to make all of the connections between what he has learned, not only about himself, but also about the tribe. He uses a poetic writing style and three different voices to drive

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    In The Way To Rainy Mountain, the author N. Scott Momaday makes a clear use of figurative language throughout the story and descriptive language to describe the nature around them, explains their myths about how their tribe came to be a part of nature, as well as the importance in nature that are a part of the Sundance festival and the tai-me. The story made clear how the Kiowas appreciate and respect the nature around them. Momaday gives a deep explanation of what it was like to be in Rainy Mountain

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    N. Scott Momaday, shares the cultural background of the Kiowa tribe in “The Way to Rainy Mountain”. He is a long descendent that has no experience with the tribe during their traditional era but from the stories he has heard from his grandmother, he feels more connected to the Kiowa culture. He spreads light about who the Kiowas were and described who his grandmother was as well. With the experiences he shared with his grandmother, likely influenced the person he is today. In the end he is happy

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    Those who adapt to their surroundings have a sense of self acceptance of where they’re from and where they are now. However, this is not always the case for the individuals we read about in the four autobiographies. As the different individuals reminisced about their past, we were able to identify key elements in the story that showed us how these different individuals were able to adapt to survive in their environments. In these autobiographies, we were able to get a glimpse of the different

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    throughout history only one side has been provided to make history. And while this take the biggest amount of all history it makes it no more correct.. Robert Morgan's, “Lions of the West”, backed with quotes from: “The Way to Rainy Mountain” by N. Scott Momaday, “Chief Joseph Speaks” by chief joseph, and “Thomas Jefferson’s America” by Stephen Ambrose is true in stating that history cannot be seen only by the actions of great men and that a overview of all men is required to make history true, though

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    Scott Momaday. In Momaday’s work, House Made of Dawn, he paints an elaborate picture of the Earth and its significance to the people. Momaday builds up the protagonist’s connection with nature in a variety ways. Throughout this novel a personal relationship with nature evolves and its historical significance to Indians is displayed. The significance of the natural world is displayed in the opening of the book when Momaday describes what a “house made of dawn”

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    Identity in House Made of Dawn

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    Identity in House Made of Dawn In 1969 N. Scott Momaday won the Pulitzer Prize for his phenomenal work, House Made of Dawn.  The novel addresses the issue of identity, how it can be lost as well as recovered.  Momaday offers insightful methods of recovering or attaining one's identity. Momaday once made the following now famous statement: We are what we imagine.  Our very existence consists in our imagination of ourselves.  Our best destiny is to imagine, at least, completely, who

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    A Writers Style

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    The Pulitzer Prize winning writer N. Scott Momaday has become known as a very distinctive writer who depicts the stories of the Native American life in almost poetic ways. He does an excellent job of transporting the reader from the black and white pages of a book, to a world where every detail is pointed out and every emotion felt when reading one of Momaday’s books or other writings. This style of writing that Momaday uses is very evident in his work “The Way to Rainy Mountain,” and made even more

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    N. Scott Momaday's House Made of Dawn

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    N. Scott Momaday's House Made of Dawn House Made of Dawn, the novel that began the AMERICAN INDIAN LITERARY RENAISSANCE, is Scott Momaday's masterpiece. He originally conceived the work as a series of poems, but under the tutelage of Wallace Stegner at Stanford, Momaday reconceived the work first as a set of stories, then as a novel. House is the story of Abel, an Indian from the Pueblo Momaday calls "Walatowa," a fictionalized version of Jemez Pueblo in New Mexico, where Momaday grew up. Abel

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