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Buehler Alumni Center; 4-6 pm Maxine Hong Kingston Farewell to Manzanar p. 7: order 9066 after it was signed, everyone came to confiscate properties, “the confiscators were often deputies… in the most ordinary household items” sympathizing the ones in panic; author shows level of sophistication; instead of vilifying the confiscators, have bigger fight, larger enemy – similarity: December riots; no no boys and yes yes people fighting each other; both victims of the people propagating the evil idea of japanese; they should be fighting the authorities related to riot in spike lee film p. 7: “if papa were trying to avoid arrest… to hide out or resist” naivete of author, or maybe father would NOT want to avoid arrest; related to p. 99-107: staying at manzanar seemed simpler than moving (afraid of anti-japanese sentiment outside of the camp; something even more powerful of being victimized being afraid of it (almost equally damaging) p. 8: “mama knew that they were… all my brothers attempts to find out were fruitless”
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  • Winter '08
  • Staff
  • Japanese American internment, Maxine Hong Kingston, Manzanar, ordinary household items, Buehler Alumni Center, author shows level

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