Fruit Of The Lemon Analysis

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Immigrant lives in both Fruit of the Lemon and ‘reality’ hardships mostly share similar endurance. Many immigrants are stuck in two different cultures; their original culture and the new culture that they adopt in a new place. However, some immigrants only have a chance to adopt a new culture. Some immigrant family’s children were born in a country other than their native country. In Fruit of the Lemon, Faith is a person who lived her whole life without her native culture which was hard for her to understand her fellows race. Yet, she could not stands watching her people get hurt in front of her. Before going to Jamaica, where she clears her mind about the confusion, she had about the whole culture problem that led to her depression, she was…show more content…
For Chin community’s children, many people came to the United States at a young age that they barely know anything about their culture. It was hard for them to live in a mix-cultures because they are comfortable with the American culture, yet they also acquire to live with their parents’ culture. However, inside of their household, their parents taught them their culture’s tradition and show them certain part of the tradition. Those lessons make kids know about their own culture and be able to understand in many ways including language barrier that they have. Thous, a few children who did not learn their native culture also bear a hard time dealing with all these native-new-cultures things. They feel and become left out when they are with their community’s group of friends. In addition, some older children who came to the United States have a hard time learning a new culture because it was a culture shock to them. There are two major things that become problems in their journey to adopt a new culture; barrier to language and living their lifestyle. While adapting new culture, they have a difficult journey because of the bully, discrimination, and racism that they encounter. Some of these situations that Chin refugees face can be related to how Faith faces her problems with cultures and…show more content…
Also, there are immigrants out there that have two faces; a face for around the family and a face for outside of family with friends. These people might also have similar obstacles as Faith. Especially, in the United States, people can choose what kind of cultures they want to practice. For example, there was a family, whose were originally practice Jewish culture, but their children never really follow the traditions of the culture. They sometimes just celebrate the Holidays that Jews have. However, most of the time, it is not as extreme as Faith’s. In Faith’s case, she has only had a goal to fit into a culture that she grew up with which is Britain’s culture. She does not have any interest in Jamaica’s but when she saw violences that her people get because of racism, she is deeply hurt. Thous, she comes back to look at her whole life and learn to appreciate her culture after coming back from Jamaica, her life was changed. She was proud of her country, where her history started and lives in a life where she is comfortable and
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