The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
by Sherman Alexie
Kentucky Fried Chicken
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Chicken is very important to Arnold, since he's almost always hungry. Food – and money – is scarce on the reservation. While KFC might seem like fast food to some, the treat amounts to a holy experience for Arnold. Check out Arnold's drawing of the shroud of Kentucky Fried Chicken (figure 2.1).