Wakatsuki Family Structure

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As a result of the internment the family structure began to change. The mess hall lifestyle disrupted the valued family mealtime ritual. The family stopped eating together. They stopped connecting with each other selecting to spend their daytime hours working or volunteering instead of confined to the cramped barracks. Loss of dignity, lack of privacy and overcrowding all contributed to the breakdown of the families structure. The isolated location of Manzanar and the disintegration of the Wakatsuki family gave Jeanne a lot of independence. She is able to explore different activities and studies religion. Papa occasionally tries to correct what he sees as unacceptable behavior, such as smiling too much or studying religion, but still

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