16 November 2008

An Aw-some Day 哦和她的一個早上

Back in my college days I went through an Amy Tan phase. I read everything the Chinese American writer had written, which was only three novels at the time but I enjoyed them just the same. So when a student approached me last week to help her with an assignment on The Kitchen God’s Wife, Tan’s most popular novel after The Joy Luck Club, I gladly took her on.

When I first met Lisa, she was everything I expected from an eleventh grader. She hated literature and hated talking about it even more...



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Read the rest of this article in HONG KONG State of Mind, published by Blacksmith Books, available at major bookstores in in Hong Kong, on Amazon and at Blacksmith Books.



3 comments:

  1. Oh...so u r also a teacher now ?

    Can't agree more. Looking back, I'm most grateful that back then, Eng Lit was the compulsory subjects for the science stream students.

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  2. Which school did you do go to? What books did you do in Eng Lit? Just curious.

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  3. Awwww. Where are you teaching? I am inspired by you, Jason!

    Vivian

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