Summary Of Museum Indians

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When I read Museum Indians I thought that the simile most important to the story was “She is so tall, a true Dakota woman; she rises against the sun like a skyscraper...” This part from the text means that when the author describes her mother she is different from any other woman that she has met and encountered in her life. She holds her mom on an invisible pedestal that is even higher than needing the sun to live. The effect this has on the text is that the reader is fully able to understand that she thinks so greatly of her mother. As the reader gets farther in the text they will also come to the know how little she thinks of herself. The tone of this quote that you take in is joyful because it make you think of the bright sun and how her
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