How is Ceremony a novel of salvation, for Tayo, for its author, and for its readers?

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Silko, who witnessed people close to her suffer from debilitating PTSD caused by serving in Vietnam, and who herself has suffered from headaches, depression, and nausea similar to those that plague Tayo in her novel, has said, “I wrote this novel to save my life.” How is Ceremony a novel of salvation, for Tayo, for its author, and for its readers? What are the limits to the salvation that it appears to offer?

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School: Purdue University

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Ceremony a Novel of Salvation
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CEREMONY A NOVEL OF SALVATION

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Ceremony a Novel of Salvation
Introduction
The ceremony is a novel written by Leslie Silko, a Native American writer who has
authored several other short stories and had them published by Penguin publishers. In the
novel, the author tries to bring about the theme of salvation in the book by the Tayo, the
protagonist in the story. Salvation means the state of being improved by getting rid of the old
and having a new beginning from some restoration that indicates the ...

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