Teaching Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony

Shumaker, Conrad
January 2001
Telling the Stories: Essays on American Indian Literatures & Cul;2001, p83
Book Chapter
The article focuses on the approach of teaching Leslie Marmon Silko's book Ceremony. In teaching the Ceremony, students were divided into group and are asked to select scenes in the novel. Next, they were told to discover the connection of a designated place to the rest of the scenes. This facilitates connection and interaction with the other groups. Later, they were told to connect the novel with other Native Indian stories. Finally, they were asked to relate the novel with their own experiences.


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