Title: Migratory Labor
- Total Pages: 9
- Words: 3186
- Citation Style: MLA
- Document Type: Essay
In the books we have read throughout this course, migratory labor links the development of individual characters to the development of collective identities in crucial ways. Using three books below write a 10pp. essay that makes a claim about how an aspect of the relationship between individual and collective identities is uniquely shaped or illuminated by labor oriented geographic mobility.
Your analysis must have a specific argument grounded in a focused theme that you back up with attention to literary technique. You could explore the connection between gender and dialogue, for example, or how a inter- generational drama relates to representations of historical change. Close reading is a must: paraphrasing, generalizing, and summarizing are not analyzing.
(1)Grapes of Wrath- John Steinbeck
(2)China Men- Maxine Kingston
(3)Jasmine- Bharati Mukherjee
(4)Masters of the Dew- JAcques Romaain
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Kingston, Maxine. China Men. New York: Vintage, 2002.
Mukherjee, Bharati. Jasmine. New York: Grove Press, 1989