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Essay | "Obasan"

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"Obasan"

Summary: A review of the work, "Obasan."
REVIEW:

"Obasan" by Joy Kogawa is a novel about the moving story of a Japanese Canadian family. It is based on historical events, and Joy Kogawa's own experiences. Furthermore, it is highly recommended for its artistry consideration of society.

The reasons why "Obasan" is regarded so well is because it seems the first novel to be based on the topic of the Japanese internment and the horrors that faced the Japanese-Canadians during WWII. Certainly, it was unfair for the government to force all of the people of Japanese ancestry to move away from their homes while confiscating their land and property. Furthermore, the Japanese were ridiculed and ostracized nearly everywhere. The government never thought about these Japanese-Canadians was born in Canada, and may never have had any connection with Japan. The book also acts as the criticism for the government at that time. The novel reminds us...

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