Ceremony (text only) by L. M. Silko
Publish date: March 4th 1986
Pages no: 262
Edition language: English
, Read For School
, Historical Fiction
I wish I had read this when it was assigned for a class almost 20 years ago. But then, again, I might not have understood it then. Ceremony is the story of Tayo, a Laguna Pueblo man who has returned from service in WW2 with "battle fatigue," or what we would call today PTSD. He has survived the ...
Ceremony, by Leslie Marmon Silko, is hugely confusing but full of wisdom for readers who can slow down long enough to absorb it—which means that I probably missed a lot of what this book had to tell me. I have a feeling, though, that one reading, even for slower readers, is not enough for this tale ...
*2.5*I had to read this for school, so I was not very excited to read it. I enjoyed the beginning, but I felt like it got really boring throughout the middle and end. I liked the characters, and the messages and themes were powerful, but I just could not get into it.
I thought this was an ok read. Very reminiscent of a lot of reads from that period of time (60's/70's).Although, I found a chunk of the story interesting, I found that I was really unable to warm up to the characters, as a result of the poetry in the book, which in my humble opinion was highly distr...
Share this Book