How does Sherman Alexie subvert stereotypes about Native Americans in The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven? For what purpose?
∑ Explain how Alexie subverts stereotypes (explores his use of literary elements and/or techniques to guide your analysis) and connect this to the authorís message or theme. What is he trying to show by using these techniques in his stories?
∑ Consider our analysis of structure, extended metaphor, imagery, irony, etc.
∑ You may choose to focus on one single story from the collection, or you may choose to explain the connections between several stories.
∑ You will have 45 minutes of class time to complete the constructed response.
∑ You may use any of our recent class materials as well as your copy of the text during the writing portion.
∑ Your work will be graded using the constructed response rubric. (See Reverse)