For a Citizen of These United States Discussion Questions

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If your family had decided to emigrate to another country when you were a young child, what are some of the things you think would be different about your life? Try to think of both positive and negative aspects and write an essay describing your life in a foreign country. Include information about that country that differs from the one in which you now live.

Lee is frustrated because his acquaintance cannot or will not share in his memories of their past lives together. Think of a time when you could not get someone to understand or share a feeling that is very important to you. Write about your approach to the situation, how you handled the "rejection," and how the situation was resolved.

Write a poem titled "Birds Fly Forward." What does the metaphor mean in your poem? How is it different from or the...

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