Already have an account? Log in! When Dev calls Miranda "sexy," much of her life is changed. She begins to think of herself more attractive, and she buys sexy stockings and a cocktail dress. Dev, on the other hand, is speaking in the way he is expected to speak to his mistress so that she will have sex with him. A third meaning of "sexy," provided by Rohin, is "loving someone you don't know. The way that Rohin defines "sexy" for Miranda shows that he loves her enough to steer her away from Dev. Rohin actually does love Miranda, though, and that is why he wants a picture of the apartment - to remember her by. Culture is brought up again through the postmodern culturalization of Miranda. Typically, in the selection of Alexie's poems we've read, he focuses on red v.
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In his short story What it Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona , Alexie questions the basics of human relations, and how we play into each other lives. The two boys in the story are related by a traumatic and painful experience but they slowly begin to move apart. And no matter how much hate or pain there is, that connection will always stay with us. Posted in Analysis 2 Comments. I liked his writings for the truth that he exposed in both cultures.
Monument Valley. Image: Wikimedia Commons. At several points in this site we use Monument Valley as an example to illustrate a key theme. In one of the very first pages on the waymarked route we asked " what is landscape? Different people may notice different things, and be inspired in different ways, by the same landscape. Usually people start by noticing topography, vegetation, the built environment: concrete visible features. Consider which of the viewpoints below occurred to you when you first saw the image.