America and I Essay

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Korb has a master's degree in English literature and creative writing and has written for a wide variety of educational publishers. In the following essay, Korb explores the development of Yezierska's concept of America and her fulfillment of her creative goals.

In a Literary Digest issue from 1923, Yezierska shared her view of America as "a new world in the making, that anyone who has something real in him can find a way to contribute himself in this new world." At the same time, she noted, "But I saw I had to wait for my chance to give what I had to give, with the same life and death earnestness with which a man fights for his bread." That same year, her third published work, Children of Loneliness (a novella with ten short stories and three autobiographical pieces), came out. "America and I," one of those autobiographical pieces...

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