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"I think books were my salvation, they saved me from being miserable." - Amy Tan
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Building Background

Assignment #1

Connect to your life:  

How have your parents/guardians impacted your life? How is their influence evident in your daily life?  How is your perspective on life similar to or different than theirs?  What do you do when they're choices for your life conflict with your own vision?  Feel free to add any other information about your family that you feel will answer these questions.

 

Buildling Background

Assignment #2

Use "Biographical Works on Amy Tan" to write your own biography on Amy Tan (found below).  Use the links to compile your research.  Write a three paragraph biography citing your sources.  Be sure to include information about the following aspects of her life.

  • Birthplace, heritage, family background
  • Her inspiration to write
  • Her formal and/or informal education
  • Her most famous literary works and their importance
  • Interesting things to know

Biography of Amy Tan

 

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