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    Japanese Stereotypes

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    altered the course of American history,the attacks also changed the way Americans viewed and treated Japanese Americans. These resentments and mistreatments of Japanese immigrants, began long before the bombing of Pearl Harbor ever took place. These biases were even present here, in the state of Washington. After the attacks on Pearl Harbor, many viewed the Japanese- Americans as threats to the country and how they should be treated became a subject of debate in popular magazines at the time. Japanese, suppressed within the United States during WWII, still radiated hope of a bright future for them and their families even while facing many adversities. Prior to WWII Japanese immigrants in Washington state…

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    Summary Chinese-Americans found themselves in the middle of racism even though they weren 't considered the enemy. The enemy being the Japanese. Many Chinese-Americans, found work hard to come by. Many Chinese-Americans even contemplated returning to their home country after being schooled so they would not have to face the racial discrimination. However, Chinese-Americans found the opportunity to find work and fight against the enemy. While the Chinese-American men and women went off to fight…

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    they were to be Americans and serve their country they still weren’t seen as equals to anyone else in the military. On the positive side African Americans were still able to hold a new sense of pride within their race for all the good things they’ve accomplished. This is obvious in document nine where an all black newspaper stated that “we are determined to protect our country...WE ARE AMERICANS TOO!” In the end for African Americans as always there’s a major upside and a major downside. All in…

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    Matsuo Basho Analysis

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    haiku filled with the idea of Mujōkan. The idea of Mujōkan is come of Buddhism, and it has finally become a unique idea in Japan. Mujō means that everything is changing and nothing is eternal. However, Japanese people view the transience as a treasure. According to Munesuke Mita, some common symbols of Mujōkan in literatures would be anything that is passing away, flowing away, and going away. (Mita,118) Mita also refers that the awareness of the uncertain nature of the future is a common…

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    No-No Boy

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    The novel, No-No Boy by John Okada is about the Inability to function as either Japanese or American. The novel focuses on Ichiro, who is a twenty-five-year-old Japanese man released from prison camp and jail for refusing to join the U.S. Army. The novel is set in Post World War II and is narrated in a third-person point of view. The narrator shares the story of Ichiro, who is a first generation Japanese American. Ichiro struggles to find his place in society and after Pearl Harbor is bombed…

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    many research studies on the topic of LGBT characters in media, but I decided to make my study unique by studying how they are understood by a certain cultural group. I chose Japanese Americans because Japan and America have very contrasting views and distinct understanding on the LGBT community in society. With this, my audience based research question was the following: how are Mitch and Cam understood by the Japanese American community? To answer the question I created, I chose to interview…

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    reside as a family. 2) How did the author 's education reflect her being torn between two cultures? Being born in the United States and being forced to assimilate into two different world, the young child (the author) became confused and resentful, having to go to a Japanese (secondary)…

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    Art Organizational Analysis Paper There is such diversity located within Los Angeles that can be seen through the history and current times. Many people, in the community, however do not know the history or cultures of LA and one way to that is to visit museums. All museums have a purpose and mission statement set to bring the guest understanding or guideline on their collection of works. With the field trips into Los Angeles the two museums, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) and the Japanese…

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    restricting the lives of Asian Americans. Although many of the novel’s characters passively discriminate against their Japanese neighbors, often behind their backs, Etta Heine, mother of the deceased Carl Heine, blatantly states her hatred towards the ethnic group. In the novel, Etta uses the war as justification for her bigotry, stating, “They’re Japs. We’re in a war with them. We can’t have spies around” (Guterson 126). Etta disguises her prejudice through a plea of safety; she claims to…

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    I have chosen the Japanese for my racial group analysis. I chose them for the sole reason that they are the fewest Asian group in number here in the U.S. The history of Japanese immigrants is not so different from other immigrants such as the Chinese. There are some well known stereotypes and racial slurs about the Japanese that are, in fact, quite absurd. While there aren’t many Japanese Americans, compared to other Asian groups, they still have a large impact in our society. Japan…

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