“What You Pawn, I Will Redeem” (Sherman Alexie, 2003) [ch.4] Guiding Questions: How does the grandmother’s property at the pawnshop help to determine the narrator’s desires and felling of obligation to recover it? Why is it so important? How does the character accomplish his objective? How is this surprising, considering all of the unfortunate events and bad decisions he has made? How do some of the other characters-the pawn shop owner, the waitress, the police officer, and the other Native Americans, for example-play an important role in showing the narrator’s good heart and his commitment to an important mission?