While both authors discuss parenting, they differ in the way they praise their child, the ways they punish their child, and the manner they speak to the child. Firstly, while both authors discuss parenting, they differ in the way they praise their child. In the article “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior” Amy Chua says that “When Chinese parents understand is that nothing is fun until you’re good at it” (1). On the other hand, in the article “Mother Inferior” Hanna Rosin says that “I wanted them to be coddled and never to experience hardship” (2). Chua’s way of praising her child is not to praise because it expected to be exceptional in their education.
In connection with the set of values used the parenting and education by Chinese parents and American parents have more differences than similarities. All parents want happy, confident and strong children, the means for getting them there are very different in the two cultures. Amy Chua, researched of Chinese children’s performance in the school system, and it seems to indicate that a certain truth can be lead from her “descriptions” of how she raised her own children. Being a mother of two daughters – Amy Chua believes she has the recipe for success, but both girls have been raised the strict traditional Chinese way, where things such as playdates, watching TC, sleepovers and playing computer games is banned and grades less than “A” are not accepted in their home. The tiger mom doesn’t accept anything below an a for her daughters and she had only once gotten an “A” – she thinks that western families are too sweet towards their
Is it fair for the mother to take away something her daughter loves so much? The short story is about a Chinese immigrant family who moves to America. The mother of the family is the protagonist and she is trying to give her daughter the best life as possible. After about 11 years in America, it is hard for her to see her daughter Pearl, live a life like an American. Therefore, she struggles with the decision of taking Pearl out of dancing school, so she can get a proper education.
It seems nothing significant if you look at it as a normal rebellious teenager, however, in the ancient China, all women are enforced to obey what their parents say; otherwise, they will be punished. Therefore, Mulan’s behavior does not follow the Chinese culture, yet represents America’s individualism instead. In the plot of Mulan, Mulan is discarded by the troop because she get injured and is identified as a female. She says, “Maybe I did not go for my father. Maybe what I really wanted was to prove I could do things right.
Parents are considered to be the children’s first teacher, family is the school for children’s basic education. The healthy growth of children is impossible without influence of family and parent’s education. (Jiang Zemin, 1998). The three major challenges faced by a typical Chinese mother on TV are, a husband who has an illegal affair, a manipulative and domineering mother in law and a child who always demands its mother’s attention. Apart from this a mother should also balance her professional and personal life.
She is very excited about this, but then is told by her parents she cannot audition because she would not pass the background check. In the Chinese Cultural Revolution Mao wanted to get rid of the “four olds” of China. Suddenly everything is very different in Ji-Li and her family’s life. As the book goes on, they are shutting down stores, they arrest her own father, and Jiang’s family worries about other people being arrested as well. Ji-Li Jiang’s main argument while writing this book is that is it always important to stick together.
In terms of the child’s Gender, It is important that gender is regarded as equal in the home in which the child is being brought up in. Does the family adhere to women’s rights, women’s equality and are the family aware of children’s rights regarding protection. “Is there evidence of gender stereotyping, or abuse in the family? The prenatal health of the mother is also a factor is important that the mother was healthy during preconception and prenatal as “Folic acid intake for 3 months before conception significantly reduces neural tube defects.” Genetics can also influence a child’s overall health and well being. A child can inherit chronic conditions such as muscular dystrophy, alcoholism or certain types of mental illness from its parents, it is important that any such conditions are recognized early and monitored /treated so that the child receives appropriate treatment .
In this way, in order to analyze in depth to what extent Suyuan Woo is a life giver character, it is going to be considered how she enhances the primary maternal characteristics such as nature, but also nurture to Jing-mei and her Chinese twins that she left in China. Furthermore, there is another instance in the novel in which Tan reveals the lack of the “life giver” characteristic of Suyuan Woo, and this is the moment when Jing- mei shouts to her mother that “then [she] wished [she] hadn’t been born! […] [she] wished [she] was
Firstly, in two texts, two moms both be severe upon their children.In "Two Kinds" there is " "Why don't you like me the way I am?" I cried. "I'm not a genius! I can't play the piano. And even if I could, I wouldn't go on TV if you paid me a million dollars!"
Today, I want to talk about women’s education. This is not only getting the girls into the school, but also letting them make their own decisions and give them the chance to contribute to the world. First of all, for many girls, the barriers are that they don’t own enough resources to get into the school. I am very lucky that I was born in a big city in China, my parents didn't look down on me because I am a girl. I went to school, received the basic education and obtain the chance to study abroad while there are still fifty million children in other regions of China don't have enough money to pay the fee in order to get into the school and there are still seven million children drop out of school every day.