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Department
English
Course
ENGL 1121
Professor
T.Polukoshko
Semester
Summer

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Wayson Choy: -examines the experience the Chinese Immigrants go through in Canada -examines its’ effects on individual identity -writes life based stories , survival and Chinese Canadian History Therefore… he wrote the Jade Peony for the audience to: -to focus on the potentially destructive impact of racism and poverty -to focus on adopting Canadian values could possibly achieve the prosperity and acceptance that the government took away from them -improve their knowledge about the Chinese Immigrant history of Canada The book in a Historical View - cultural politics and social pressures -caused generational conflicts -caused a division among genertations (Chinese immigrants and the Canadian social system) -poverty & racism –great impact on Chinese immigrants Economically : -jobs were not stable -daily stresses over : money, food , job an
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