A Yellow Raft in Blue Water by Michale Dorris

 

 

A Yellow Raft in Blue Water by Michale Dorris

Choose a passage from the text-from one sentence to one paragraph. Write from one
half to one full page explaining the importance of the passage in relation to the whole
and why you chose it. (Your discussion should relate to character, setting, symbols,
point of view, and/or theme-)

The chosen passage: “She was glad to see me go, glad to have Lee’s last days to
herself. She didn’t want to do anything to make me stay just to spite her, so far once
she was the way she used to be with me, packing me a lunch for the bus, giving me
advice about city living even though she’d never been anywhere except Denver more
than overnight herself.”