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Unformatted text preview: Kyra Kyra Notes o kira-kira= first word meaning glittering in Japanese o used to describe everything she liked o Lynn and Katie both think the other saved their life from the dog o 7 Narrator (Katie) refers to herself as Oriental o 9 truck is noise like Uncle Katsuhisa o 13- worst things to do: hit someone, steal, lie o 16- family ideology- never borrow money, ate lots of rice, never waste anything o 18- bera-bera laughs too loudly, talked too much, and sasses Katie, just like uncle o 25- if they upset mother, father might drive bad, get in an accident, and die o 28- extorted by racist clerk o 30- Japan where Katie and Lynn would get their femininity o 34- very unassuming, narrator not ambitious o 38- marrying potential based off ability to make fancy onigiri o 39- industrial farm system kills male chickens, uncle calls that meaning of death but women frown at him as if he is wrong o 47 kids are quite capitalistic o 48 Katie gets a southern drawl o 56- parents ignored, but daughters and their baby son are cute...
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- Spring '11