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Unformatted text preview: Matt Roncaioli Bianca Gallo Eddie Cur r y Hisaye Yamamoto Child of Japanese immigrants born in Redondo Beach, California Writer, reporter, columnist, and volunteer One of the first Japanese American writers to gain national recognition after the war Excels in depicting Japanese communal life Received the American Book Award for Lifetime Achievement Hisaye Yamamoto Seventeen Syllables Rosie talks about her mother, Tome Tome got married but she was not in love with her husband (faces mental agony) Tome Hayashi wrote haikus A haiku made up of seventeen syllables- five in the first and third lines & seven in the second line Rosie's father was always annoyed and upset when wrote because he wasnt fond of her talent Hisaye Yamamoto Seventeen Syllables Rosie's mother published her haikus in the Japanese newspaper frequently under the pen name of Ume Hanazono She won a poetry contest and the editor of the newspaper, Mr. Kuroda, personally presented her the prize-a framed painting Rosies dad was angry she wasnt helping harvesting and instead was speaking with a reporter Hisaye Yamamoto Seventeen Syllables Rosie's dad smashed the picture and then burned it in an act of anger Rosie's mother tells her why she got married and moved to the U.S. She had been in love with another man, got pregnant & gave birth to a still born child She could not marry him and she wanted to commit suicide Her aunt in America arranged for her to get married Malcolm X I n Omaha, Nebraska, Malcolm X was born Malcolm Little, the son of Earl and Louise Little An African-American Muslim minister, public speaker, and human rights activist Was jailed at the age of 20 where he began to educate himself and learned about the Nation of I slam Portrays a person capable of the most startling self- transformation: from a starving child, to a parasitic criminal, to an angry but uplifting orator, to a notably more tolerant leader worthy of a world stage Formed the Afro-American Unity Assassinated in 1965 by black assailants Malcolm X The Autobiography As a child, listened to teachings of Marcus Garvey Now grown up, Malcolm wanted an all black organization whose ultimate objective was to help create a society in which there could exist an honest white black brotherhood Muslim Thought many whites were truly frustrated about racial discrimination as blacks Whites who wanted in groups just wanted the escapist way of helping the problem and to solve their conscience Malcolm X The Autobiography Most Negros lived in Ghettos (22 million) I n the ghetto, kids have the wrong heroes and influences Didnt get good education Malcolm doesnt think he will live to read this book he is writing Says he will be fulfilled if his life gave any light to the black mans equality in this country Malcolm X The Autobiography...
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2010 for the course LCS 121 taught by Professor Koelz during the Fall '08 term at Bryant.

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