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English 10 Graphic Novels: American Born Chinese

1. Author Interview

A. According to Gene Yang, what is American Born Chinese about?

3. Author's Breakdown of Three Stories

2. ABC Intro Presentation

B. What are the three stories in American Born Chinese (ABC)?

C. What made Jin Wang feel alienated at school?

D. After clicking on at least one of the links provided about the Monkey King, what are three things you learned about the character?

E. Read the author’s response to the question about stereotypes.  Based on his response, what do YOU think the purpose of Chin-Kee’s character is?