Role of the Female Protagonist

A Warrior's Daughter

Work Time

Begin reading and annotating Zitkala-Sa’s “A Warrior’s Daughter.”

With your partner, discuss the following questions and take notes on your ideas.

  • What roles does Tusee take on during the story?
  • Did any of Tusee’s roles surprise you? Why?
  • What elements in the story, particularly in the setting, are unusual?
  • In what ways does the setting contribute to the story?

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