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Diegesis means narrative in Greek, and a diegesis narrative is simply a narrative that is told through the narrator rather than shown through the characters actions. Stories that are shown rather...

Latest answer posted January 18, 2014 3:02 am UTC

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Written by author Thomas King, “Borders” is a short story about an American Indian woman who is traveling with her son. They are traveling from their home in Canada to visit her daughter who lives...

Latest answer posted March 30, 2020 2:31 pm UTC

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A lot of the humor in "Borders" centers on the absurdity of the situation that the narrator and his mother find themselves in. As the narrator points out, it is his mother's pride that traps them...

Latest answer posted June 23, 2020 5:16 pm UTC

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The short story "Borders" by Thomas King tells of a family belonging to the Blackfoot tribe. The teenage daughter, Laetitia, has moved from Canada to Salt Lake City, Utah, and the mother, called...

Latest answer posted June 24, 2020 12:18 am UTC

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Victor Mature and Anthony Quinn were both actors who at various times in their careers played Native Americans in the movies. In the 1955 movie Chief Crazy Horse, for example, Victor Mature played...

Latest answer posted February 28, 2021 10:35 am UTC

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Thomas King began in an academic career. After attending colleges in California, he worked as a photojournalist in New Zealand before completing a bachelor degree in English from California State...

Latest answer posted September 29, 2010 5:14 am UTC

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