ERIC Number: ED426591
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Onna Rashiku (Like a Woman): The Diary of a Language Learner in Japan.
An American Jewish woman learning Japanese in Japan examines the relationship between language, language learning, and personal identity. Autobiographical reflections are combined with entries from a diary and scholarly observations about the interrelationship of gender, race, culture, social class, historical experiences, and language learning. The themes of feminism and friendship are prominent. (MSE)
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Diaries, Ethnicity, Feminism, Foreign Countries, Identification (Psychology), Intercultural Communication, Japanese, Language Attitudes, Language Role, Learning Processes, Personal Narratives, Second Language Learning, Second Languages, Student Journals
State University of New York, CUP Service, Box 6525, Ithaca, NY 14851.
Publication Type: Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers - Location: Japan