He had little knowledge of the history and culture of America.
He could not understand why most Americans act the way they do.
He felt out of touch with areas he had not visited in a long time.
He wanted to bring as little attention to himself as possible.
He wanted to be as comfortable as possible while he was traveling.
He wanted to be able to pack up and go at a moment’s notice.
I, II, and IV
I, II, and III
II, III, and IV
I, III, and IV
He gets a chance to say out loud the worry he feels about the wind.
He illustrates Charley’s important contribution to the trip.
He shows that loneliness when traveling can cause a person to do strange things.
To pause in your reading
To reread the description
To look at a map
A book about the Badlands
A map of North Dakota
He is annoyed by her constant prattle
He realizes that he is afraid of the area
He feels comforted by her friendly manner
Has no sense of humor about himself
Does not easily make conversation with others
Tends to be ruled by his emotional reactions
Does not describe the landscape
Relates observations about human nature
Is very lengthy and detailed
One of his main interests as a writer is in human nature
He does not find the natural setting interesting
He does not want his essay to read like a travel guide
Uneasiness, fear, delight
Boredom, amusement, contentment
Anxiety, resentment, exhilaration
Across the Missouri on the Mandan side, it is pure west, with brown grass and water scorings and small outcrops.
I went into a state of flight, running to get away from the unearthly landscape.
Just as I felt unwanted in this land, so do I feel a reluctance in writing about it.