Could you imagine wakening up one day and experiencing a totally different civilization? As we grow we become familiar with our culture, environment, and social interactions. We forget that there are millions of different societies in this world. This story demonstrates a Native American student who goes away to college and is isolated from his Indian society. He experiences the white mans world and is very anxious to get back to where he was originated.
The author is anxious to get back home. He is on the freight of a train and says, " The railroad on which I stand comes from a city sprawled by a lake “ a city with a million people who walk around without seeing one another; a city sucking the life from all the country around; a city with stores and police and intellectuals and