Fleur Questions and Answers

Fleur

The story “Fleur” is originally a chapter form the novel Tracks, but was published independently as a short story as well. The central plot of the story is absorbed, as it were, by a very long,...

Latest answer posted November 7, 2011 8:28 pm UTC

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Fleur

The prejudice in Louise Erdrich’s “Fleur” is ironically represented through the narrator, Pauline Puyat, a young girl who prides herself on her white lineage more than her Native heritage. She...

Latest answer posted April 1, 2020 9:54 pm UTC

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Fleur

“Fleur” by Louise Erdrich presents two different settings which are troublesome for the main character Fleur Pillager. As a Chippewa Indian, Fleur grew up on reservation. Men seem to die when they...

Latest answer posted May 10, 2013 5:34 pm UTC

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Fleur

Very simply, the men in the poker game were overcome by greed and envy. Having lost $1 to Fleur for so long, they suspect that she must be cheating but have no evidence of it. When they decide to...

Latest answer posted August 31, 2008 9:53 am UTC

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Fleur

In her essay "The Short Stories of Louise Erdrich's Novels," Suzanne Ferguson states that "Fleur," the short story, “explicates and foregrounds the conflict between masculine/white and...

Latest answer posted June 21, 2014 9:37 am UTC

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Fleur

Below are some notes I once made for myself on the opening sentence of this story. Perhaps they will be suggestive for you. First, the sentence: The morning before Easter Sunday, June Kashpaw...

Latest answer posted February 23, 2012 2:19 pm UTC

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