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How Does Sherman Alexie Break The Central Idea Of Superman And Me

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In the short story, “Superman and Me”, Sherman Alexie wanted to break the intelligence barrier between the Native-American Indians and the majority of Americans. In section 7 of “Superman and Me”, he is trying to break that barrier. One quote that stood out to me in his short story was, “I read with equal parts joy and desperation”. This quote implies that he enjoys reading, but he also feels obligated to read. This is because of the desperate situation between Native-American Indians and the majority of Americans. This quote has an important impact, develops Sherman Alexie’s claims, and contributes to development of his purpose and the central idea of the text. In the short story, “Superman and Me”, the quote “I read with equal parts joy
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