Can you think of a text-to-world connection in The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian? Can you think of a text-to-world connection in The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian?

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One obvious world-to-text connection is the opportunity to overcome social obstacles through sports, in Junior's case, basketball. Junior finds, as many have found in the real world, that making a visible, high-profile to society causes judgement and ostracism melt away; this is because appearances of something are replaced by the actuality of something else.

I agree with the above post. I also think that when our students read this book, they become more aware of the issues marginalized races face. I have never made a teenager of any race that did not feel marginalized, so it will help them identify with the real world.

I think that the most obvious text to world connection in Alexie's book would be the idea of how people who are of different racial and...

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