Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Tutorial 9

Two suggestive quotes from Louise Erdrich's travel book Books and Islands in Ojibwe Country (Washington, DC: National Geographic Society, 2003):

Very traditional people are very careful about attribution. When a story begins there is a prefacing history of that story's origin that is as complicated as the Modern Language Association guidelines to forming footnotes. [p.39]


... Would it be better to confront an ill-motived intruder who was well read, or one indifferent to literature? [p.94]

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