An analysis of several of n scott momady's novels including the ancient child, house made of dawn and way to rainy mountain with biographical information and criticism with references, excerpts of writing and video. The action of house made of dawn takes place between july 20, 1945, and february 28, 1952 the narration comprises an undated prologue and four dated sections set in the pueblo of walatowa (jemez), new mexico (prologue and sections 1 and 4) and the los angeles area (sections 2 and 3.
Contrast the settings of walatowa and los angeles, as described in the novel how do descriptions portray the atmosphere and mood of these places 6 religion is central to house made of dawn examine the depiction of, or references to, rituals from these religious traditions: catholicism, traditional pueblo religion, peyote religion, navajo religion. A list of all the characters in house made of dawn the house made of dawn characters covered include: abel, francisco, ben benally, angela st john , milly, john big bluff tosamah , father olguin, the albino , vidal, cristobal cruz.
House made of dawn n scott momaday (full name navarre scott momaday also rendered as navarro and novarro) american novelist, poet, autobiographer, nonfiction writer, editor, and artist the following entry presents criticism on momaday's novel house made of dawn (1968.