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    Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston tells the story of Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston when she was a young girl, in spite of her japanese heritage, she and her family faced struggles during the time of The Pearl Harbor attack and The war between Japan and the United States, which was the Second World War. As the story goes by it shares all of the hard work they had to do as a family to overcome the struggles. Also how the struggle and hard work, changed their lives a lot in Manzanar. Houston and

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    There are many things that happened to Japanese-American immigrants during World War 2 that people in this time period aren’t really familiar with. A story from a Japanese woman, Jeanne Wakatsuki-Houston, who was born and lived in this era, with help from her husband, James D. Houston, explains and sheds some light during the times where internment camps still prevailed. The writing piece titled “Arrival at Manzanar", takes place during her childhood and the Second World War. In the beginning, Jeanne

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    face indignities and prejudice because of their heritage. Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston grew up behind barbed wire fences and shares her experience at Manzanar in her novel Farewell to Manzanar, revealing what it meant to be someone affected by the exclusion acts. In this coming-of-age tale, Houston struggles with the difficulty of self-discovery and the harsh reality of being a Japanese American during World War II. Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston was only seven years old when her father was arrested and her

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    Farewell to Manzanar Farewell to Manzanar is sociologist and writer Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston's first hand account of her interment in the Japanese camps during World War II. Growing up in southern California, she was the youngest of ten children living in a middle-to lower class, but comfortable life style with her large family. In the beginning of her story, she told about how her family was close, but how they drifted apart during and after their internment in the camp. The ironic part of

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    actions that have changed people. Some people are changed for the worse and some are changed for the better, but some choose to share their story. Two people named Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and Elie Wiesel did this, they shared their story with the whole world. They both did this by writing autobiographical memoirs, Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston wrote Farewell to Manzanar alongside her husband and Elie Wiesel wrote Night, both sharing their experiences during well known events that have happened in the world

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    discrimination was in action and you were being taken into an internment camp, whether you were pleaded guilty or not. This was reality for the majority of Japanese American during the time of world war two. In the memoir Farewell to Manzanar, Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston describes the injustice committed against the 110,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry who were interred by America during World War 2. The internment camps these Japanese Americans had been taken into treated them very poorly.

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    All Japanese Americans, whether they actually had something to do with Pearl Harbor and were conspiring with Japan or not, were put into internment camps and were shamed and stripped of their pride. Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston is a touching and a brutal awakening memoir of young Jeanne Wakatsuki’s experience in Manzanar, an internment camp located in California. Readers are introduced to the suddenness of the evacuation, the treatment of Japanese-Americans

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    Japanese Americans have been affected similarly during World War II. These effects have greatly impacted their life styles and also learned to adapt in the internment camps. In a memoir, “from Farewell to Manzanar” by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston, Wakatsuki Houston describes her experience and how it eventually changed her life from being in an internment camp. She and other Japanese Americans were forced to abandon their homes and was transported to an internment camp until World War

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    Manzanar is a non-fiction historical memoir written by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston. Published in 1973, Farewell to Manzanar has won awards such as being named one of the twentieth century’s 100 best nonfiction books by the San Francisco Chronicle. This literary work is about a young girl named Jeanne and her experience as a Japanese-American living on the west coast during World War 2 and the years following the end of the war. Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston’s reason for writing this memoir is personal. On one

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    internment camps. This order was put into action by a series of “Civilian Exclusion Orders” which informed people of Japanese ancestry that they were required to pack up, leave their homes and businesses and report to various designated locations. Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston’s memoir, “Farewell to Manzanar,” is a firsthand account that captures what life was like for her and her family before, during and after internment. In this essay, I intend to discuss how Jeanne’s memoir can be analyzed using the Marxist

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