CliffsNotes on Houston's Farewell to Manzanar

CliffsNotes on Houston's Farewell to Manzanar

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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into key elements and ideas within classic works of literature. CliffsNotes on Farewell to Manzanar explores the autobiographical childhood memories of the authora€™s wartime incarceration in a Japanese-American internment camp. Following the first-person story of American-born Jeanne Wakatsuki, who was 7 years old when her family was forced into confinement with 10, 000 other Asian-Americans after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, this study guide provides summaries and critical commentaries for each chapter within a narrative that spans three decades. Other features that help you figure out this important work include Author background, including coverage of Jeannea€™s healing return to Manzanar Introduction to the novel, with historical perspective Critical essays on style, settings, and themes Character analyses of Jeanne Wakatsuki and her parents Review section that features suggested essay topics Classic literature or modern-day treasure a€” you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.THEMES Growing out of a crucial test of American democracy and world order, Farewell to Manzanar filnctions on several levels: As a slice of history, the book epitomizes the status of civil rights as viewed by people who lose freedoms from anbsp;...

Title:CliffsNotes on Houston's Farewell to Manzanar
Author:Mei Li Robinson
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2007-08-20


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