The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

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We see many symbols throughout the text. To the best of your ability explain what they represent and their significance in the novel.

The legend of "Stupid Horse" On Turtle Lake

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Flying White Horse (Symbol)

Junior draws a flying white horse in his diary to symbolize hope. It is an imaginary creature, meaning that he can only speculate what it feels like to have hope. Additionally, it is white, which underlines Junior's belief that hope is a luxury that only white people have.