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Teaching Fish Cheeks

Fish Cheeks

"Fish Cheeks" is a short story by Chinese-American author Amy Tan. It was first published in 1987 and is her first published essay.

Amy Tan
Copyright © 1987 by Amy Tan. First appeared in SEVENTEEN MAGAZINE. Reprinted by permission of the author and the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency.


How does the narrator's perception of events reflect the complexity of having a multicultural identity?
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.4 - Key Terms & Tone


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