Monologue for an Onion Summary
Sue (Suji) Kwock Kim

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Monologue for an Onion Summary

With her 2003 collection Notes from the Divided Country, Suji (“Sue”) Kwock Kim became the first Asian American to win the Walt Whitman Award of the American Academy of Poets. In this volume, Kim explores themes of family, nation (the title refers to Korea), isolation, community, emotion, and politics. While her poetic voice is influenced by her experience as an Asian American woman, she strives to write about universal human truths. She draws those...

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