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Essays on Obasan

by Joy Kogawa

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type
Author

Joy Kogawa

genre
Country

Canada

based-on
Original language

English

symbols-motives
Genre

Novel, Historical Fiction

influence
Publication date

1981

plot
Major Characters

Megumi Naomi Nakane, Obasan Ayako Nakane, Aunt Emily Kato, Stephen Nakane, Uncle Isamu, K. Nakane/Mother, Tadashi “Mark” Nakane

idea
Subject

Canadian history, World War II history, Asian studies

purpose
Plot

The novel tells the story of one Japanese Canadian family living through World War II. The author describes events based on her own life and the novel aims to present an historically accurate picture of the Japanese Canadian wartime experience.

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