Examples Of Injustice In Farewell To Manzanar

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Cornerstone Injustice Suspicion, blame and violence all influence human behavior when it comes to real life situation. Suspicion is a feeling or thought that something is possible. Blame is to assign responsibility for a wrong, or to accuse someone for something. Finally violence is mental or physical pain/harm. Injustice is a lack of fairness or justice.In the story Farewell To Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, and James D. Houston and the poem “Let America Be America Again” by Langston Hughes , shows many forms of suspicion, blame and violence. Since fear in the minds of humans leads to injustice because it creates attitudes of suspicion, blame,and violence. In Farewell To Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston, Japanese were being forced to go into prison camps, for the Japanese bombing pearl harbor.The Japanese Americans were suspects when the Japanese bombed pearl harbor. When the bombing happened …show more content…

Let's talk about how blame was used in the story. All Japanese Americans were sent into prison camps because they were blamed for what happened to U.S Pearl Harbor. It is unfair because so many innocent Japanese americans were sent to a horrible place just because they looked the way they looked. In the story Farewell To Manzanar, the character Papa was blamed by the FBI for delivering oil to Japanese submarines, and he is sent off to a place called Ford Lincoln. When Papa came back, he was acting different because he didn’t want to talk about what happened to him in Ford Lincoln. His actions have changed throughout the two events of ,before Ford Lincoln and after Ford Lincoln. Before Ford Lincoln he was happier and now

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