Gene Luen Yang's American Born Chinese

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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 on pg.55, “Monkey king issued a decree throughout all of flower fruit mountain all monkeys must wear shoes”. The monkey king felt like he wasn 't being accepted so he decided to make all his kingdom wear shoes that way it seemed like he was just like everyone else. He made it seem like he wasn 't different from anyone else. In another part of the book we see the same choices the monkey king makes to fit in.In addition to the evidence on pg.55 on pg.60 it says “This monkey king it speaks no longer exist… I shall now be called the great sage equal of heaven”. The monkey king did not only make a rule in order to make it seem like monkeys aren 't different than others he
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