Farwell To Manzanar Analysis

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Authors Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston wanted to write Farwell to Manzanar not to reiterate the injustices that were placed upon the Japanese population, but to share what it was like from the Japanese people and what all went on within the fences of the internment camps. At first they were told that the issue of the internment camps was a dead topic, but Jeanne and James wanted to share Jeanne’s families story to express the injustice in a different light. By telling the personal story of the Wakatsuki family in Manzanar, an internment camp, it put a face to the people who were trapped within the boundaries of the camp. Twenty-five years after her release from Manzanar, Jeanne was now able to talk about her time in the camp
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