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DOC 1 Discussion 1 29/09/2010 16:55:00 Takaki’s reference to the Master Narrative: Anglo-centric; multiethnic history;  immigration Diaspora – Jewish, refers to the idea of immigration (areas from which parents are from,  etc.) Hegemony of master narrative (dominance) Has the promises of American democracy been fulfilled? Takaki: no – there’s still work to be done The promise is equality for everyone (life, liberty, pursuit of happiness) Master contradiction Strategies of reading Summarize Content analysis Find out what the main argument is Strategies are important In DOC, look for contradictions! Promise of equal opportunity vs. reality Thesis of doc = promises not fulfilled! Don’t just highlight, create system of annotation o Star o Question mark o Quote o Key fact o Annotate margins of readings
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Ideologies American exceptionalism
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  • Fall '07
  • Gilson
  • Main Argument, Omi, 00 5 minute, narrative (dominance), equal opportunity vs., character/had personal flaws

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