The narrative of House Made of Dawn is a juxtaposition of flashbacks and temporal shifts rather than a linear, chronological progression. What effect does this have on the reader?
Both Milly and Angela St. John have similar roles in the narrative of the novel. What do these roles say about Abel's notions of gender, cultural differences, and class?
Using Abel's experiences with Native American relocation camps in Los Angeles, analyze the differences between industrial America and the reservations.
Many scenes in the novel describe the act of hunting, such as Francisco's bear hunt and Abel's eagle hunt. What do these scenes say about the characters' relationship to nature?