Theme - Theme Zilai Li ENGL 198G 16/05/06 Proud shoes by...

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Theme Zilai Li ENGL 198G 16/05/06 Proud shoes by Pauli Murray and Nisei daughter by Monica Sone both provide historical values to audience by telling stories on their personal and family experiences. Racism is the main issue that both texts examine in different ways as people were treated under different situations. Identity is the question that brought out by the authors by examining racism. In both texts, family and personal issues are the main sources that the authors use to tell the stories. However, Sone tells the story based on her and her family’s own experiences through the whole texts, but Murray’s sources are mostly from the oral tradition of her family members. In both texts, the family and personal sources are used to represent the victims during the specific periods in their perspective. Though Sone uses first hand sources and Murray uses second hand sources, the historical values of the two texts are affect in the same way, which is what is said to have happened by specific
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