The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven Summary and Analysis: Crazy Horse Dreams and The Only Traffic Signal on the Reservation Doesn’t Flash Red Anymore

Sherman Alexie

Summary and Analysis: Crazy Horse Dreams and The Only Traffic Signal on the Reservation Doesn’t Flash Red Anymore

New Characters
An unnamed girl at a powwow who seduces Victor.

Adrian: Victor’s new sidekick in this story, who is about his age and lives on the Reservation.

Julius Windmaker: the new basketball star on the Reservation, who is fifteen years old.

Lucy: the new prospect for basketball stardom; a mere third-grader.

Summary
“Crazy Horse Dreams,” and “The Only Traffic Signal on the Reservation Doesn’t Flash Red Anymore” are the fourth and fifth tales in the collection, respectively. Each story relates an adolescent escapade undertaken by Victor and his friends; together, they provide a broader picture of the lives of young men on the Reservation than...

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