If you *were* here, please take a minute to re-read it.
Then we'll go over Luci Tapahonso's poem "In 1864." Be ready to post comments to this blogpost on the following questions, which are variations on a theme you're familiar with by now:
- What is your response to the poem? What stands out? Why? Quote a passage or two.
- How is your response conditioned by: (a) your background, taste, etc.; and (b) the historical and cultural background we went over in class?
- To what exent, in your opinion, is the poem is about the Navajo experience? To what extent does it transcend cultural boundaries?