Short story: "The outcast" / "The alien within"

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Joseph Ishikawa Collection

Four typed drafts. First draft describes a Japanese American girl in the mid-20th century. Second, third, and fourth drafts describe incarceration. The story's name changes from "The outcast" to "The alien within" between drafts 2 and 3. Final draft has perspective shift from third-person narrator to first-person.




Courtesy of the Joseph Ishikawa Collection, Densho