Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko

Select one of the following themes or symbols to explore in an essay. Using the textbook as well as additional sources of your choosing, I’d like you to follow your chosen theme/symbol throughout the book. What does it mean within the context of Ceremony? What does it mean in a cultural or historic context? Pick something that you are drawn to.

Possible Themes & Symbols:
Josiah’s Cattle
Atomic Bomb
The Gallup Ceremony
Culture Clash
Any other theme or symbol that you’d like to explore
Please see the attached rubric for details on grading