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613 tc 5. Farewell to Manzanar Memoir by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston

613 tc 5. How would you describe the author's tone in this excerpt? Please cite passages that illustrate that tone. What effect does the tone have on your perception of the family's experience at Manzanar?

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Throughout most of the novel, the tone is observational. Closer to the conclusion, the tone takes on a nostalgic note and becomes far more personal.


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