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This paper analyzes three works of fiction to see the role that race plays in immigrants' ability to achieve social mobility.

Submission Date

Spring 2017

Course Instructor

Sriya Shrestha, HCOM 335

Keywords

race, whiteness, literature, immigrants, social mobility

Disciplines

Comparative Literature

Comments

This paper received an Honorable Mention for the 2017 Ethnic Studies Research Paper Award.

[2017 Honorable Mention] The American Dream (Some Restrictions May Apply): Racial Boundaries to Class Mobility in American Immigration Narratives

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