What attitude does Momaday communicate in the story The Way to Rainy Mountain?

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I would want to answer this question by pointing towards the way in which this excellent book is actually in part an elegy . An elegy is a term that is used to mean a kind of funeral song or poem that praises a dead person. This suggests that this text is actually rather ambiguous in terms of its mood. It praises the Kiowa and their pride, fighting abilities and sense of freedom. However, at the same time the text also grieves about the way in which their religion has been assaulted and their culture has been...

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