Zainichi Korean Literature
Zainichi means residing in Japan (implication of temporary resident)
Zainichi Korean () can be translated as Ethnic Koreans residing in Japan
Largest foreign community in Japan
Zainichi Korean? (continued)
Toshios Internal American Book Summary and Analysis
To understand the theme of this piece and the meaning of the statement, one must
understand Toshio as a type and not just as a character. Toshio is a symbol for the new Japan that
rose from the
Playing the modern household, in a fairy-tale house.
Desire to keep Naomi as flower in vase (or as bird in cage), and raise her into a fine
Pursuit of self-empowerment and pride.
Masochistic pleasure in defeat (?!)
Jojis idea o
Plum Society Review and Analysis
In Plum Society, many elderly Taiwanese, Japanese, and Chinese members meet in
a type of club where they can speak Japanese, discuss its past culture, and feel connected
to their past once again. I found it interesting tha
representation of the others
Talk about Asian stereotypes in America/or American stereotypes in Asia.
Where do you find those stereotypes? How are they used?
Can you define stereotype? What adjectives seem most
Naomi - Some additional questions
Kikukos failed marriage, allegedly due to her obsession with dancing. Whether or not it
was true, it is important that such a reason sounded legitimate and convincing enough for
Naomi, a Yankee girl, K
1) Outside: Military expansion and acquisition of colonies (Taiwan, Korea, Manchuria,
2) Inside: Modernization (Westernization) of material culture, life style, and value system.
Hollywood and Asian Women
Visual representation of the gendered other
Stereotype ascribed to one group of people are often inconsistent.
For instance, Asian women can be portrayed as: docile, coy, and domestic; yet
at the sam
Colonial government = the establisher of the good society?
Harmonious relationship between the colonizer and the colonized (as against the WHITE
Taiwan: Japan and Taiwan as One
Korea: Japan and Korea as One
Asian Student Book Summary And Analysis
The relationship between Chang and Kim is very interesting, but also a little confusing. The
first thing of note about their friendship is that it is not really explained how they met or how
they became friends. All
Asian American Identity
1. Violence: physical and psychological
2. Violence, community, and Identity: Case studies
Do you remember
What is stereotype?
What does it do?