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Allow preconceptions to interfere with the messages being offered through the writing. The Sacred Hoop: Recovering the Feminine in American Indian Traditions, published in 1975, contains Allen’s 1986 germinal essay “The Sacred Hoop: A Contemporary Perspective,” which was one of the first works to detail the ritual function of Native American literature. In all of her critical works, Allen stresses that Native American culture is real and deserving of open-minded consideration. Underlying all of Allen’s work is the theme of how oral tradition embodied in contemporary Native American literature has the power to affect healing, survival, and continuance.
From there she went straight to Radcliffe College, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and received her master’s degree in Victorian literature in 1962. She studied at Harvard in 1962–63 and again from 1965 to 1967 before leaving to try out life as a writer. During the late 1960s, she taught literature and composition courses to engineering students and stayed up late at night, “writing verse and novels on leftover exam booklets. ” Atwood wrote prolifically during this time and her hard work paid off.
American Writers (American Biographies) by Elizabeth H. Oakes