publication . Bachelor thesis . 2010

Racial Conflict in the United States of America : A Deconstructive Perspective on Native Speaker by Changrae Lee

Beiranvand, Amin;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2010
  • Publisher: Högskolan Dalarna, Engelska
  • Country: Sweden
Written about the time of the Golden Venture incident, Chang-rae Lee’s Native Speaker makes a particular reference to that incident, whereby implying that particular immigrants, on the grounds of their racial identities, are mistreated and considered as aliens by some Americas. While some whites discriminate against immigrants, there is widespread ethnic tension between Korean Americans and African Americans. Significantly, racial conflict between Koreans and blacks and the racist attitude of some whites toward immigrants are mirrored in the relationship between the Korean-American protagonist Henry and his American wife Lelia. That is, due to their different ra...
free text keywords: Racial conflict, mistreatment of immigrants, Deconstruction, Korean Americans and African Americans
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