In the novel There There by Tommy Orange, how does technology influence how Edwin Black percieve his Native identity (focus on before and after he connects with his dad on Facebook)? Please list 3 arguments with 5 supporting quotes.

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After graduating with his master’s degree in comparative literature, with a focus on Native American literature, Edwin Black failed to find a job. He moved back in with his mother and has spent the last four years holed up in his room, glued to the internet. He plays a game called Second Life in which he is thinner, “had a job and a girlfriend,” and “was raised on the reservation with his dad.” Meanwhile, the real Edwin Black has gained a lot of weight, suffers from constipation, is unemployed, and lives with his white mother, who conceived Edwin as the result of a one-night stand with a Native...

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