children who are born in the United States to Japanese parents. They are legally American citizens, they speak English fluently, and they are more assimilated to Anglo-American culture than their parents. Jeanne and her siblings are Nisei.
Nisei Term Timeline in Farewell to Manzanar
The timeline below shows where the term Nisei appears in Farewell to Manzanar. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 11: Yes Yes No No
Chapter 13: Outings, Explorations
Chapter 18: Ka-ke, Near Hiroshima: April 1946