For Amy Tan’s “Fish Cheeks,” Download Amy Tan’s “Fish Cheeks,”what do you think

For Amy Tan’s “Fish Cheeks,” Download Amy Tan’s “Fish Cheeks,”what do you think is going on in it? What do you notice about how Tan writes the story? Find a place where she describes food — what adjectives (or similes or metaphors) does she use? What is the effect of using these adjectives? Why does she use them?
For Gabrielle Hamilton’s “Killing Dinner,” Download Gabrielle Hamilton’s “Killing Dinner,”answer the same questions. What is going on in it? What do you notice about how she writes? What adjectives (or similes or metaphors) does she use? What is the effect of using these adjectives? Why does she use them?
This New Yorker article by Gustavo Arellano, “The Comfort of Tamales at the End of 2017,” Download “The Comfort of Tamales at the End of 2017,”is more like a hybrid narrative and article. In this hybrid article, how does Arellano talk about himself? How does he seem to use research? What do you think about the blending of these two modes of writing (narrative and article)?