ERIC Number: ED132577
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
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The Deep Structure Content of Native American Literature.
Ballard, Charles G.
The older tradition of native American literature is discussed in terms of the systems of values which we bring to it, as well as those embedded in it. The analysis leads to a statement of some of the strengths of recent native American literature, which carries from the past some of the value judgments that have always kept the group or the tribe intact. The essential conflict has been with people whose words and values systems do not match. The overall analysis suggests that some understanding of ourselves goes hand in hand with any proper investigation of the distant past. (AA)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (30th, Santa Fe, New Mexico, October 21-23, 1976)