America and I Discussion Questions

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Find out more about Yezierska's life. Then read Bread Givers or Red Ribbon on a White Horse and analyze these works from a biographical perspective.

Think about Yezierska's question "Where is America?" Write a personal response that you might share with Yezierska.

How complete is Yezierska's portrayal of immigrant life? Explain your answer.

Research political and societal conditions in Russia that caused so many Jews to immigrate to the United States.

Find out more about the New York immigrant's life in the early 1900s.

Yezierska has been criticized for her overwrought language and style. Analyze "America and I" from a stylistic point of view.

Comment of the last paragraph of the story. Do you think Yezierska's prophecy has come through? Explain your answer.

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