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Imagine having to move and live in a different culture other than the one you grew up in Imagine having to go through foster care and living in many different houses with different cultural backgrounds Every time one moves from one place to another with a different culture ones perspective on the cultural would be different In some cases like the foster care one is oppressed to live the way of that culture In any case with cultural change you will always abide by ones own and not that of the other This brings up a contact zone which is a social platform where two or more cultures conflict with each other thinking one is more dominate over the other In reading A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs Mary Rowlandson Mary deals with a contact zone with her captors This is because of the Indians savage behaviors social practices and religion differences At the beginning of the story the Indians have already started shooting burning down houses and killing the English of the town Lancaster The Indians used many ways to lure of their victims one was shooting at the house the other was setting the house on fire were they waited with weaponry of their own making and ones English made Mary states But out we must go the increasing and coming along behind us roaring and the Indians gaping before us with their guns spears and hatchets to devour us Norton 237 Those that were not devoured right away and that suffered from wound either escaped captured or eventually killed with no mercy Mary describes such events There were two others who being out of their garrison upon some occasion were set upon one was knocked on the head the other escaped another there was who running along was shot and wounded and fell down he begged of them his life promising them money as they told me but they
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