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The Round House

The Round House, written by Louise Erdrich, is a novel written from a thirteen-year-old Native American boy's perspective. Joe, the main character of the novel, learns that his mother, Geraldine,...

Latest answer posted December 6, 2018, 7:17 pm (UTC)

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The main problem with Geraldine's recollection of her assault in The Round House is that the land is divided up so roughly that she can't identify what type of land she was on at the time. She...

Latest answer posted June 3, 2019, 2:49 pm (UTC)

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Author Louise Erdrich has been publishing fiction since the early 1980s; she is also an accomplished poet. Among the many awards she has earned include the National Book Critics Circle Award for...

Latest answer posted October 20, 2019, 5:52 pm (UTC)

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In chapter 4, Joe states that he is named after his father, Antone Bazil Coutts, but hates the name so much that he says that "I'd fight anyone that put a junior in back of my name." He began...

Latest answer posted June 3, 2019, 3:17 pm (UTC)

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Joe lets his friends and family in on a great deal concerning his emotional life. But there are limits; he won't share everything with them. The transition to adulthood is hard enough for Joe to...

Latest answer posted June 12, 2019, 2:36 pm (UTC)

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Joe Coutts understands Linden Lark as an incurably evil person, someone with a fundamentally flawed nature. Joe holds Linden fully responsible for raping both his mother, Geraldine, and Linden’s...

Latest answer posted December 10, 2018, 5:14 am (UTC)

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