Japanese History final 12

Japanese History final 12 - Japanese History final 12 When...

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Japanese History final 12 When a Woman Ascends the Stairs (1960) Bar hostess: Mama-manager She is yelled at by her boss because Mr. Minobe has stopped coming to the bar. He wants Mama to call him and be basically a whore so that sales go up once again that month. Mama goes to Yuri, a woker who used to work for Mama, whose bar is very different from Mama’s bar. Mama seems to be very pre-Japanese while Yuri is turning western and Americanized. Mama- wears a kimono Yuri- wears American dresses. Just bought a car. Business is thriving; All of Mama’s regulars seem to want to date Mama but Mama seems to not want to do this while the other bar managers have already found a patron. Mama seems to be independent of men. Mama is a widow. There happens to be a stark contrast between mama and the rest of the bar workers. She can cook while others can only use technology to do simple things like cook rice in a rice cooker. Mama married a man 10 years older than her and also right after high school
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