Essays On Ceremony By Leslie Marmon Silko

Essays On Ceremony By Leslie Marmon Silko-1
Finally, Old Betonie applies different rituals to ensure that the Native American ceremonies give Tayo peace (Silko 2).In Ceremony, different forms happen and Tayo participates in each one, which acts as a manner of getting him back with his Native American culture.

He needs to adjust to his environment after coming home from the war.

Tayo experiences many problems because he lived as a war prisoner in Japan, which affects him bodily and emotionally.

The stories told in novel ceremony about Pueblo culture are real stories that exist outside the novel context (Walther 3).

In Ceremony, there is narration of different brief stories, which include stories on war told by Harley, Emo among other soldiers.

As the novel starts, Tayo’s grandmother communicates with Tayo’s aunt and she tells her how she is aware of bad stories regarding an individual who was gossiping them.

The writer says that Tayo’s aunt feels happy on the fact that other people gossip about her family, after her conversation Tayo’s grandmother, she now understands why her story instigates the many gossip regarding her family.

We also see Old Betonie and Night Swan tell part of their stories as Tayo claims to remember a story that Rocky told him.

Old Betonie claims that, there is a time that Tayo’s aunt distracted him during a part of the story.

At the start of the novel, it ensures that the whole narrative in it represents a story.

Within the novel, the author indicated that storytelling ranked to be the main matter compared to other ethical concerns entailed in the story.


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