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Unformatted text preview: social mobility race, desiring money and stability as well as luxury goods. Bones-give life structure. Symbolizes a generational separation and understanding. Mah and the bones she eats giving her daughters the meat and also Leong’s bones when Leon goes on a quest to find his grave. Leong’s bones represent the fate of being out of place in a foreign society. Tie to the old country. Characters: Leila-eldest daughter Lyman Fu- Father of Leila Ona- middle daughter Mason-Boyfriend of Leila Nina- youngest daugter; lives in NY Leon-father of Ona and Nina Mah- mother Leong- let Leon borrow his identity create fake papers. His sponsor. Sewing Circle (old ladies)- work Tommie’s shop Tommie Hom- owner of shop where Mah works when she’s younger; affair with Mah Luc Ong- business partner with Leon Osvaldo-falls in love with Ona; forbidden relationship. Son of Luc Ong....
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2008 for the course BUAD 305 taught by Professor Davila during the Spring '07 term at USC.
- Spring '07