Compare & Contrast Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson

This Study Guide consists of approximately 53 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Snow Falling on Cedars.
This section contains 227 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Snow Falling on Cedars Study Guide

1954: Wartime experiences figure largely into the lives of veterans who have returned home. Areas in which there is a sizeable Japanese- American population still feel the tension of reintegrating these citizens back into society after they return from internment camps.

Today: While wartime experiences continue to be important to veterans of World War II, the general population is most aware of them only around Veteran's Day and anniversaries of significant events in the war.

1954: Because of World War II, there is a lingering distrust of the Japanese by many people. As Japanese Americans return from internment camps, they face prejudices that were not present prior to the war.

Today: While most minority and ethnic groups face a degree of prejudice, the after-effects of World War II are rarely to blame for prejudice against Japanese Americans.

1954: Many Japanese Americans retain a link to their past in their spiritual...

(read more from the Compare & Contrast section)

This section contains 227 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Snow Falling on Cedars Study Guide
Copyrights
Novels for Students
Snow Falling on Cedars from Novels for Students. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.