WS_RootlessPeople_.docx - ENGL 2363 Name Gabrielle Young Worksheet Que-Doan-Do \u201cThe Rootless People\u201d 1 From your perspective what is Que-Doan-Do\u2019s

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ENGL 2363Name_______________________________ WorksheetQue-Doan-Do, “The Rootless People”1.From your perspective, what is Que-Doan-Do’s main argument in this essay? Provide examples.2.According to Que-Doan-Do, what does it mean to be “rootless” and how being “rootless” affects the immigrant’s identity? Do you agree or disagree? Why yes or no?3.Apply 3 characteristics of American Immigrant Literature to this piece (use the handout). Support your answer with examples. Use the chart below for your answer.CHARACTERISTICSEXAMPLE/EXPLANATIONFeelings of isolation and alienationcreated by cultural difference “…not yet being Americans, and no longer being elements of their native communities, these people are like duckweed floating on the surface of the water.” Due to them cutting ties with their native culture, their desired to be an American is greatened. But whenever they are met with the cruel reality that they will never be considered a white American in
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