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Farewell to Manzanar
Transcript of Farewell to Manzanar
Eliset C., Amina Fong, Charles Miller, Thomas Van Dean, Deanna Wyche
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston
Born on September 26, 1934 in Inglewood, California
The youngest of 10 children
Married to co-author James D. Houston
Won the Primetime Emmy Award for Oustanding Writing In A Special Program- Drama or Comedy - Adaption
Other books include
The Legend of the Firehorse Women,
Don't Cry, It's Only Thunder.
-What causes people to change and forget who they are and where they come from?
-Have you ever felt like you abandoned a part of you to fit in? Recall a time you felt as though you were in this situation.
-Do you feel as if you are not connected with your roots? If so, do you regret it?
HOW THE BOOK WAS RECEIVED
The book was told without bitterness. It is addictive to read. they like how detailed she is and how forgiving she was. its as touching as 'anne frank'. they thought the best part is how pure and young the girl was in the middle of the war. they also love how this talks about something thats not told often.
- Coming of Age story
- Historical Memior
DURING THE TIME
-Asian Americans were hated by the early twentieth century
-World War II had just started
-Pearl Harbor was bombed on December 7, 1941 by the Japanese
-Japanese were under heavy suspicion after Pearl Harbor
-Because of fear Americans put all Japanese Americans into internment camps
-Most people who were put in internment camps were second-generation and did not know Japanese, were more prone to American culture, and were born in America
WHY WRITE THE BOOK?
-the book was published in 1973
alien - (n) - a person who comes from a foreign country
brandish - (v) - to wave or flourish as a threat
sedate - (adj) - calm, dignified, and unhurried
foment - (v) - to start, instigate, or arouse
desolation (n) - a state of complete destruction or emptiness
After we have gone over the words, tell us the definition. However you cannot use words, only drawings and pictures
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-express how conditions were in internment camps
-show the discrimination happening in that time period
James D. Houston
Born November 10, 1933 in San Francisco, California and died April 16, 2009
Won American Book Awards
Author of 8 novels;
Bird of Another Heaven
Snow Mountain Passage
are two of them.
Jeanne and him had 3 children Corinne, Joshua, and Gabrielle
Farewell to Manzanar has the following genres that can be traced throughout the text: