Analysis Of When The Emperor Was Divine

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Samuel Akande
7/86/2011

when the emperor was divine

The Japanese Americans In the novel find themselves torn between two identities: they struggle to reconcile their divided loyalties whether it’s politics, religion, or culture. In the book when the emperor was divine it gave us some connections about what Japanese Americans views on the war politically on pg 75 the mom started destroying objects that you can say are an influence of Japanese culture and politics for example “she burned the record of Japanese opera . she ripped up the flag of the red rising flag” “and she smashed the portrait if the boy’s uncle who had once been a general in the emperors army” this details say a lot I think that it is a rejection of Japanese

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