ENGL 1101 f

Pick at least 2 questions to answer.
Who narrates the novel’s final section, “A Disappearance”? Why? What is the impact of this dramatic shift? What effect does that have on your understanding of the end of the book? When do they start to forget about the Japanese? Why? What makes them miss their Japanese neighbors?
Japanese internment ended at the end of WWII. How would you extend the book for one more chapter? What do you think can be said when the Japanese return to their own homes?
How does The Buddha in the Attic challenge or fit your understanding of immigrant experiences? Which dominant narrative of migration can this novel be associated with? Share your final thoughts of the novel in relation to the concept of “coming to America”