Immigrant Blues Quotes
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Language and Communication Quotes
a man tells his son, trying to explainthe wisdom of learning a second tongue. (2-3)
Foreignness and 'The Other' Quotes
It's called "Survival Strategiesand the Melancholy of Racial Assimilation." (8-9)
People have been trying to kill me since I was born,It's the same old story from the previous centuryabout my father and me.The same old story from yesterday morningabout me and my son. (4-7)
People have been trying to kill me since I was born,a man tells his son, trying to explainthe wisdom of learning a second tongue. (1-3)
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