جۆری توێژینه‌وه‌ : Original Article

نوسه‌ر

Department of English/ College of Languages/ Salahaddin University/ Erbil

doi.org/10.24271/garmian.207019

پوخته‌

The present research analyses the decisive role of music in Sherman Alexie’s Reservation Blues (1995).  The study focuses on the role that music can play in the spiritual life of people in general and of the Native American people in specifics. Sherman Alexie’s novel, through presenting several examples and various characters, highlights and points out the cultural, social, psychological, and political functions of music in the Native American communities, especially in the reservations built allegedly to protect the identity of Native Americans across the United States. The research examines the tremendous role of music in preserving the Native American culture and identity through creating a collective mentality that will be a bridge between the old and the new generations

وشه‌ بنچینه‌ییه‌كان

ناونیشانی توێژینه‌وه‌ [English]

The Role of Music in Sherman Alexie’s Reservation Blues

نوسه‌ر [English]

  • Azad Sharif

Department of English/ College of Languages/ Salahaddin University/ Erbil

پوخته‌ [English]

The present research analyses the decisive role of music in Sherman Alexie’s Reservation Blues (1995).  The study focuses on the role that music can play in the spiritual life of people in general and of the Native American people in specifics. Sherman Alexie’s novel, through presenting several examples and various characters, highlights and points out the cultural, social, psychological, and political functions of music in the Native American communities, especially in the reservations built allegedly to protect the identity of Native Americans across the United States. The research examines the tremendous role of music in preserving the Native American culture and identity through creating a collective mentality that will be a bridge between the old and the new generations

وشه‌ بنچینه‌ییه‌كان [English]

  • Sherman Alexie
  • Reservation Blues
  • Role of Music
  • Native American
  • Culture and Identity
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