American Born Chinese Character Analysis

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The book “American Born Chinese” by Gene Luen Yang is a story about various characters that feel like they don 't fit in so they change who they are. In the text “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller is a story in a town where a couple of girls make the town believe that they are possessed and their behavior has to do with witchcraft something no one in the town believes is evil . These two stories have social pressure in order to fit in. Although these characters are very different, throughout the text the characters change who they are in order to fit in.

In the book “American Born Chinese” by Gene Luen Yang some of the characters change who they are in order to fit in with the rest of the people. The monkey king is a character that shows he changed to fit in with the rest when he 's not accepted. We see this
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On page 213 The Monkey king says “Now that I have revealed my true form perhaps it is time to reveal yours”. On page 214 Daniel says “Who are you” and The Monkey Kings says “I am The Monkey King, emissary of Tze-Yo-Tzuh.” The Monkey King finally decides to accept who he is. When he finally decided to be himself he saw that he could finally be happy and it was better to be yourself. When he came to his true self he saw the value he has and how when he’s himself than he will find peace and meaning to life. Not to mention when he wasn 't himself he ended up trapped under a pile of rocks not being able to do anything and that 's what happens when someone 's not themselves, they’re stuck and a bunch of lies, he 's been covered in lies and hiding who he really is under a bunch of social things that sooner or later won 't have meaning because he’ll just be stuck under the pile of rocks. Certainly this is the last connection to the main
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