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Yellow Rose: Diaspora and the Oriental “Other”

Yellow Rose: Diaspora and the Oriental “Other”

Literary
By ABIGAIL M. ADRIATICO & PATRICK V. MIGUEL   THE AMERICAN dream is an idea that centers on the prolific notion that any American is capable of turning their aspirations into reality. Most of the Orient’s eyes are attracted to this glamorous myth of the West, where dreams remain limitless.  However, the dream remains an illusion from the truth as America is never as kind as it appears to be.  As tragic as it sounds, many have fallen prey to this idea. Asians have willingly taken the risk to leave their homeland in pursuit of a better life in “the land of the free”. Although there are those who thrive, not everyone is lucky. The reality behind this promise comes for them, resulting in unfortunate circumstances for the diasporic Orientals. Garnering multiple awards f...