Thesis - University Access Only
Master of Arts (MA)
Department / School
My thesis examines the attitudes toward Native Americans found in Wilder's series of "Little House" books. In particular, I argue that the characters' differing views of Manifest Destiny shape their perceptions of Native Americans.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957 -- Criticism and interpretation
Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1857 -- Characters
Pioneers in literature
Race relations in literature
Indians in literature
South Dakota State University
Miller, Melissa Marie, "Pioneer Perspectives: Exploring Laura Ingalls Wilder's "Little House" Native American" (1994). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 57.