Basketball Quotes in The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
The The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian quotes below all refer to the symbol of Basketball. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Little, Brown and Company edition of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian published in 2009.).
Chapter 25 Quotes
We had defeated the enemy! We had defeated the champions! We were David who’d thrown a stone into the brain of Goliath!
And then I realized something.
I realized that my team, the Reardan Indians, was Goliath.
Related Characters: Junior (Arnold Spirit, Jr.) (speaker)
Related Symbols: Basketball
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Basketball Symbol Timeline in The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
The timeline below shows where the symbol Basketball appears in The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 4 - Because Geometry Is Not a Country Somewhere Near France
Chapter 17 - Dance, Dance, Dance
Chapter 20 - Reindeer Games
Chapter 25 - In Like a Lion
Chapter 26 - Rowdy and I Have a Long and Serious Discussion About Basketball
Chapter 29 - Talking About Turtles
...conditioning, and Junior tries to build up Rowdy’s confidence about the possibility of a pro basketball career, since “Rowdy didn’t believe in himself.” One day, they decide to go swimming in... (full context)