What is the Purpose of walking the path between worlds?
Purpose: To demonstrate how a community is like a kinship group that will be there through hardships. Also, to unify 2 different communities, her past with her future.
What is the tone of walking the path between worlds?
Tone. Alvord ‘s tone in this piece is calm and a bit reminiscent . In around the middle of the piece her tone sounds like she feels sad, lonely, and left out. By the end of the text her tone changes completely to joy because she feels like part of a tribe again.
What is the distinction Alvord makes between a family and a tribe to what extent do you agree with her?
When Alvord compares family and tribe, she reflects on how family is a permanent matter and cannot be chosen by a person, while a tribe or community on the other hand can, which is shown when she goes to Dartmouth and creates her own community.
What is Alvord’s primary method of organization in this essay?
what is alvord’s primary method of organization in this essay? alvord’s Nostalgic tone throughout the piece is full of sentiments and reflection when she recalls values close to her heart such as her tribe and heritage and it shifts to a more apprehensive tone when she describes the unfamiliarity of Dartmouth at first.