AAS_30_Fa09_final_exam_information

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Asian American Studies 30: Final exam information WHEN: 8-11am, Tuesday, December 8th WHERE: Fowler A103B (our regular lecture room) OTHER INFO: Closed-book, closed-note; bring a blank bluebook or two for your essays
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AAS 30 final format Short answer questions : 13 out of a choice of 15. Excellent short answers are accurate, precise, and insightful. An authors list will be provided. It should take approximately 45-60 minutes to do this section. Two essays : out of a choice of 3 topics. Excellent essays are accurate, precise, detailed, and insightful. And each essay should have an argument that unfolds across the entire essay. You must write about The Namesake in at least one of your essays. Each essay is worth as much as the short answers section. It should take approximately 45-60 minutes to do each essay.
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Example short answer questions What might be a reason why Ashoke takes so long to tell Gogol the story of his name? Why does Esther Kuroiwa (really) cry at the
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Unformatted text preview: end of Wilshire Bus? Example short answer questions Why do the writers of the 1973 Preface to Aiiieeeee! feel the need to assert that we are not new here? Tony tells Dave that Kelly is in the middle. What does Tony mean and is he right? Explain. Example essay prompt Cultural Hybridity Using five texts from the course, describe how Asian American culture can be understood as the manifestation of cultural mixing. What particular insights do Asian American texts provide about the history, processes, and consequences of that mixing? Example essay prompt Activist culture Using five texts from the course, describe how Asian American culture can be understood as an expression of political desires. What particular insights do Asian American texts provide about the history, processes, and consequences of the articulation and perhaps implementation of those desires?...
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