Explain how the authors convey cultural duality or cultural identity in their writing.
Cultural Analysis Response Essay
Directions: Examine and discuss two of the four following texts that you read this week: “Two Ways,” “Fish Cheeks,” “Come, Japanese,” and “Sweet, Sour, and Resentful,” to explain how the authors convey cultural duality or cultural identity in their writing.
Discuss similarities (compare) and differences (contrast) among the texts. Use a balance of quote, summary, and paraphrase to discuss your points. Give specific examples (evidence) from the texts. Some of your examples from the text may focus on:
The theme of fitting in with the dominant culture
Pursuit of the “American Dream”