"Dogeaters" ( Jessica Hagedorn ) & "Rolling the R's" ( R Zamora Linmark ) Analytical Essay by The Research Group

"Dogeaters" ( Jessica Hagedorn ) & "Rolling the R's" ( R Zamora Linmark )
Reviews of works on Filipino experience in Manila & Hawaii. Discusses issues of class & generational conflict, assimilation and language.
# 13579 | 1,350 words | 2 sources | 1999 | US
Published on Jun 28, 2003 in Literature (World) , English (Analysis)

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"Two recent novels--Dogeaters by Jessica Hagedorn and Rolling the R's by R. Zamora Linmark--illuminate different aspects of the Filipino experience, the first set in Manila and so in the Filipino homeland, the second in Hawaii and so a reflection of the immigrant experience in America. Both works reflect the difficulty faced in the conflict between the old culture and the new. In both books, the older generation is tied to the culture of the Philippines while the younger generation is seduced by American popular culture. In Dogeaters, this conflict takes place in the Philippines as the powerhouse of American popular culture beckons to the young. In Rolling the R's, the conflict takes place in Hawaii as people who have immigrated form the Philippines are exposed even more directly to American life and culture. The themes of class conflicts, assimilation, and the.."

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