"No-No Boy" ( John Okada ) and "Dreaming In Cuban" ( Cristina Garcia ) Analytical Essay by The Research Group

"No-No Boy" ( John Okada ) and "Dreaming In Cuban" ( Cristina Garcia )
Examines the two novels' depictions of problems of immigrants in the U.S., assimilation, generational conflict and gender issues.
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The immigrant experience is addressed in two novels, No-No Boy by John Okada and Dreaming in Cuban by Cristina Garcia, and in each case the relationship between the immigrant and his or her homeland as well as the new country to which the immigrant has come. The degree of assimilation is partly related to issues of generation, with first-generation immigrants having more difficultly than younger ones

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"The immigrant experience is addressed in two novels, No-No Boy by John Okada and Dreaming in Cuban by Cristina Garcia, and in each case the relationship between the immigrant and his or her homeland as well as the new country to which the immigrant has come. The degree of assimilation is partly related to issues of generation, with first-generation immigrants having more difficultly than younger ones.
The novel No-No Boy by John Okada recounts aspects of the immigrant experience in America though the experience of its main character, and the author shows an understanding of the historical forces that helped shape that character in his place and time. The main character is beset both by a sense of loss of the parent culture and tensions within the adopted culture to which he has become acculturated. Okada evokes issues of ..."

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