Tuesday, April 11
Asian American Films
Bring to class a one page discussion, following the instructions for these in
Writing Assignments and Grades, in answer to one of the three following questions:
- What is one significant difference or similarity in the portrayals of Asian American experience in one of the two Chinese American films and the one Japanese American film?
- What is one way that the eras in which the arranged marriages that are central to both Picture Bride and The Wedding Banquet seems to determine a message that each film conveys about this practice that was, and still is for many, common in Asian countries?
- How does A Great Wall suggest that the famous wall is symbolic of the experience of Chinse Americans?