Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper on how Native American literature is rooted in storytelling culture. Consider the following questions, using specific passages from the readings to support your responses:
Â· How was storytelling used in Native American culture?
Â· What literary conventions are consistent with Native American storytelling traditions? How do those conventions serve a purpose in the story?
Â· How does social identity play a role in Native American literature and storytelling?
Â· How do the characters in the texts relate to their cultural context? Why is this important to the story?
Â· How does the language the authors use contribute to the storyâ€™s effectiveness?
Â· What were the historical, socio-political, and cultural events that influenced each of the texts you selected? Why are they important to the story?