In what ways does the historical precedent for violent removal of Native populations filter into the modern era? How does violence—both internal and external—appear throughout the narrative of There There?
Internal violence occurs in the narrative of There There via the character of Tony Loneman, to use just one example. His face, affected by Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, brings him inner turbulence and pain. Tony, among others, also serves as the impetus for external violence in the form of a violent shootout.