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    Relationships between a parent and a child can always be strange. Both the child and the parent didn’t grow up in the same time period but, they both want to understand what the other one is experiencing. In the short story, “Seventeen Syllables” by Hisaye Yamamoto Rosie and her mom seems to have a strange bond with each other. On one hand the daughter, at first, didn’t have a clue of the back story and the relationship of her parents. While on the other, Rosie’s mom doesn’t understand that Rosie

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    Seventeen Syllables by Yamamoto "Yamamoto does reveal through her fiction the sorry plight of many female immigrants caught in unhappy marriages. What made the lives of these Issei women especially bleak was that unlike Black women, for example, who in similar situations often turned to one another for support, rural Issei women were not only separated by the Pacific from their mothers and grandmothers, but often cut off from one another as well. Having to take care of children and to work

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    Seventeen Syllables by Hisaye Yamamoto Writing about integration into a completely different society and, even a completely different world, is, in my opinion, very difficult. To be able to really well describe all the feelings and conflicts which, unfortunately, are present while speaking about such an issue, one needs some own authentic experience, and since the author of this short story is of Japanese origin, there is a very good chance of reading a great piece of work. “Seventeen

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    2018 Seventeen Syllables Seventeen Syllables is a short story by Hisaye Yamamoto. The story follow a young girl named Rosie and her mother. Their relationship isn’t the best as Rosie doesn’t understand why her mother has so much interest in haiku and the mother has her doubts about her daughters young romance with a boy. As the story progresses there relationship starts to get stronger and stronger. As they slowly start to understand each other better. In the short story Seventeen syllables the author

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    In Seventeen Syllables , Hisaye Yamamoto depicts a unique parent-child relationship between a Japanese mother and her American born daughter.Rosie, the daughter, is entranced by a young man, and when Rosie’s mothers realizes her daughter’s interest, she relays

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    In “Seventeen Syllables”, which was written by Hisaye Yamamoto and “Everyday Use” written by Alice Walker, the relationship between the mother and the daughter is portrayed. In “Seventeen Syllables”, Rosie was born in America, so the English language and culture are not a problem for her. On the other hand, her mother was born in Japan and can barely speak English. Rosie and her mother start to drift apart because Mrs. Hayashi wanted Rosie to study Japanese but Rosie didn't want to. The cultural

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    “Seventeen Syllables” This short story Seventeen Syllables is written by Hisaye Yamamoto of Japanese-American descent. The title is based on a form of haiku which is a Japanese poem. The theme of the story is about the difficulties transitioning from one country to another, intergrading traditions from one culture into another, and the generational differences. Tome is the mother of Rosie and her father is Mr. Hayashi, Rosie’s parents are issie first generation immigrants and

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    Hamdi Fiqi Professor: Kristina Popiel ENGL 3006W 21 August 2016 Comparison of two mothers This paper will compare and contrast Anna and Tome, the two main characters in the stories of “Seventeen Syllables” by Hisaye Yamamoto and “Yonnondio From The Thirties” by Tillie Olsen. Anna and Tome portray similarities and differences in many ways. Both Anna and Tome similarities include tolerating the horrible act of their husbands and not standing up for themselves. Both of these ladies lack self-worth for

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    Seventeen Syllables: Cultural Differences Theme The oppression and unequal treatment of women in America is still current with times today. When Hisaye Yamamoto had her collection of short stories called “Seventeen Syllables and Other Stories” published in 1988, the oppression of women was even higher, especially for women of races other than Caucasian. Japanese-American women faced difficulties with Japanese traditions within American society. “Seventeen Syllables” is a story from the point of view

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    In “Seventeen Syllables”, written by Hisaye Yamamoto, and “Everyday Use”, written by Alice Walker, the relationship between the mother and the daughter is portrayed. In “Seventeen Syllables”, the protagonist, Rosie is an American born Japanese (Nisei) who does not understand well about the Japanese culture, whereas her Issei mother, Mrs. Hayashi was born and raised in Japan and married to America. Mrs. Hayashi loves writing haiku, a traditional Japanese poetry, to escape from the reality of her loveless

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