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The Absolutely True Diary Of A Part-Time Indian Summary

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According to Sherman Alexie in “Hope against Hope” and “Go Means Go” in “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” in order for Junior to find hope he has to leave the reservation. After Arnold is suspended from school for throwing a book at his instructor, Mr. P came by to visit with him and forgive Arnold for hitting him with a book. He explains to Arnold when he first started teaching, he was trained to beat Indian children, and he wanted to make an apology. Mr. P uses Arnolds, Sister Marie as an example, to not give up hope, for she wanted to become a romance novelist and gave up on her dreams. Therefore, he encourages Arnold to succeed and tells him he deserves better. Mr. P explains to Arnold if he stays he will lose hope like
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