Unformatted text preview: homeland and want to see it more successful. Also, just like any other immigrants, we can see that the Japanese people look out for each other and help when they are in trouble. In “Raising Cane”, we see another example of the Japanese immigrants being treated unfairly. The women immigrants especially had to suffer because not only they had to do the same work as men, they were also paid less because they are females. The occupation and wage depended on their race, and to those Japanese people who thought they were better than other immigrants, it was a big surprise. All workers were treated like animals by the lunas and had to work in any kind of weather. They compared the plantation to a prison because they had no freedom at all. All these conditions lead them to using drugs and gambling. They even strike back to express their discontent and to gain more rights such as education and better employment opportunities....
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- Spring '11
- japan, Japanese diaspora, Thinn (Christine), imperialistic Japanese ways, successful Japanese farmer