Analysis Of Daughter From Danang, When The Emperor Was Divine, And Bridge Of Spies

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After learning about three different compositions built about the effects of war, it has become indisputable that war leaves a terrible footprint on everyone involved, especially the minorities who are persecuted. The three sources I will discuss are Daughter from Danang, When the Emperor was Divine, and Bridge of Spies. In Daughter from Danang, Heidi’s hostility and resentment toward her birth family and culture shows the effects of war on an adopted child. Reading When the Emperor was Divine, and learning how a war can separate a father from his two kids illustrates the devastating effects of a persecuted family. Finally, watching Bridge of Spies and witnessing the terrible deeds committed during the cold war (it wasn’t even a war!), affects even people who don’t want any part of it. These three works helped me recognize how wars create discrimination and isolation, and often cause minorities to suffer in many ways.…show more content…
However, Heidi may be one of the most intolerant and ignorant people in the world, as she found a way to mistreat her own minority. She shows complete disrespect to her own culture, in several instances saying that her mom was “too touchy” or how everyone was “so hot and sweaty.” She isn’t able to understand how connected her mother is to her. “The bond that I was hoping to have with her was acceptance of the little girl that she let go. And when I got here it was like I was the parent, and the parent was the child. She wants to be with me 24 hours a day, and I'm feeling a little smothered.”(Daughter from Danang) Even though she was forced into a sour situation, it seems that she could have had more acceptance for her
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