In the novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie, we see how the reservation is a place of great beauty, but also a very destructive environment blighted with poverty, alcoholism, abuse, and senseless death. In order to get a better future, Arnold leaves the rez.
Some say it is a novel about hope. Do you agree? Support your opinion.
In the novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie, several Native American as well as white American stereotypes are portrayed. The characters in the book reject or live according to some of them.
Does Junior identify himself primarily as a Native American?
Support your opinion.