ENGL 2210 World Literature II

Leslie Marmon Silko. "Yellow Woman". Essays

Read the essay writing instructions before you write your essay.
  1. One reading of the story is that it concern's the narrator's search for her identity through the mythological Yellow Woman and the ka'tsina. Discuss why she accepts the role of the Yellow Woman and Silva's role as the ka'tsina. Why does she give in to Silva's desires? Are they also her desires? In what way? What does her lack of resistance suggest? What does Silva have to offer her?

Your essay should be no less than 350 words, and no more than 400 words. Indicate the number of words at the bottom of the essay.