Essays Tagged: "American Born Chinese"

Family Values V. Faith

y Values vs. Faith Born in southern California in December of 1981, I grew up as a first generation American born Chinese child. My father, the dominant parent, grew up in Main Land China, and immigra ... ildhood.My sister and I grew up in a very diverse neighborhood. Across the street lived an Affrican American family, and next-door was home to a family of Italians. School, friends, education, and Sun ...

(4 pages) 31 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Reaction Paper on 'American Born Chinese'

As If I'd Put My Name on the InternetReaction Paper #2Mrs. Professor10-3-14American Born ChineseGene Luen Yang's graphic novel American Born Chinese is the story about a young ... jected to stereotypes and mockery by his classmates, and as Jin grew older he wanted to identify as American rather than Chinese. Although the main character does not come out and say that he no longe ... f showing how powerful stereotypes can be and how deeply it can affect an individual.Before reading American Born Chinese I knew that stereotypes and racism existed. I knew some of the jokes and slurs ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers