An Immigrant to the United States
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This paper discusses an interview held with an immigrant to the United States, relating her story and tying it to various concepts in the literature, such as the melting pot concept.
From the Paper:"America has long been regarded as a melting pot, a term that signifies the amalgamation of diverse ethnicities into one. In Zangwill's pre-World War I play "The Melting Pot", one of his characters states; "America is God's Crucible, the great Melting Pot where all the races of Europe are melting and re-forming", as cited in Hirschman. The character sees fifty different ethnic groups standing at Ellis Island each with its own language history and rivalries and concludes, "But you...""
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"An Immigrant to the United States" 01 December 2008. Web. 23 May. 2022. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/an-immigrant-to-the-united-states-127566/>