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Jeremy Croy KC7OFQ 10196 MC Lit 7 Essay on Ceremony Ceremony is the story about Tayo A Native American World War II Veteran and his struggle to find himself He struggles to adapt to a world where his people have to fight between the what whites say is the true path and what his culture says the right path Ceremony displays Tayos struggle by comparing his struggle to find his own path to the other Native Americans and their fight to their own path The book starts as Tayo is in bed going over the war in his mind He remembers how the Japanese looked like him same skin color and how Rocky told him Its is what were here to do and how he doesnt understand why hes there killing people that look like him and possibly feel the same way he does But he is there because the white recruiter told him that he could fly planes and make America proud He remembers the clash of his path between what the white man wanted and his path Tayo became so entranced with the idea that the Japanese were like him that he started to put people he knew at homes faces on the Japanese soldiers Tayo could not see the reason for killing the Japanese and then when the soldier killed Rocky it made his path split like a silk string to a spiders web it went out in all directions His mind snapped at that exact moment and went into shell-shock Tayo started very early trying to find his path but yet his path paralleled Rockys until the time when
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