So this doesn’t really have anything to do with Asian American Literature but I have a movie recommendation if anyone is interested. The film is an indie Mexican-American drama that came out in 2007 called “La misma luna”, which translates
I was thinking some more about our discussion in class about what the butterfly represented and I wanted to draw attention to a part that I don’t think we discussed (correct me if I am wrong). The girl goes to
So I’m not sure this is going to be at all coherent but I just keep coming back to this idea about how interconnected politics and celebrity and I suppose pop-culture (not sure this is the right term I am
Reading Soft Science right now and I am not sure if this is the intended reaction to this piece but its really making me think about humanity in ways that my mind doesn’t like to think about or question. The
I am not quite sure who brought this up in class but I know we were discussing the part in the early chapters where Emi comforts Ichiro after he joins her bed and how that was a very, I dare
1. This chapter largely describes Kingston’s mother’s life in China before Kingston was born. She describes her mother as very intellectual and practical, “A natural scholar who could glance at a book and know it.” But then we also see
I just can’t stop thinking about Astaire’s role in this novel. I think the idea of Astaire actually plays a really significant role in Donald Duk’s initial understanding of American stereotypes vs. Chinese stereotypes in regards to masculinity and feminity.
So I know literally nothing about plane’s and even with a simple 12 year old’s explanation of the plane I was like, “Yeah I’m still gonna need to look this up to visualize.” And so here it is. Something interesting