scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,031
Short Fiction Essay Setting I hear again the ring of axes in deep woods the crunch of snow beneath my feet I feel again the smooth velvet of ghost-birch bark Whitecloud 157 In Blue Winds Dancing author Tom Whitecloud uses vivid descriptions of the outdoors He allows us to understand how beautiful nature is He gives nature a personality His surroundings are almost a character themselves In this story Whitecloud is the main character Written in first person he brings us on his journey from civilized American lifestyle back to his homeland at an Indian Reservation near Woodruff Wisconsin On his trip back to his homeland he compares his American ways of life to his heritage He writes of how happy he is to be returning to his heritage He begins to recollect his memories of the culture and is very anxious to be with his people again He writes of how much the trees mountains snow the blue winds and his people mean to him When he reaches his homeland he is very happy to be home This is the opening of the story Whitecloud is tired He wishes he has spent more time with his people There is a moon out tonight Moon and stars and clouds tipped with moonlight And there is a fall wind blowing in my heart Ever since this evening when against a fading sky I saw geese wedge southward They were going home Whitecloud 156 He is ashamed to have left his homeland where he was raised to join the lifestyle of the American He will begin his trip home With the moon and stars out we are given a sense of something coming to an end A fall wind in our heart also indicates something is about to end Coming to an end are his ways of the typical American life He is leaving them behind to reunite with his people He can see the
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA