Lead In: Cultural conflict in a family can lead to many events that can affect a child’s life. The child may become confused on what life to live or how to live it, especially when their goal is to ultimately make their parents proud. The child will also have a hard time growing up as he or she tries to figure out what path to choose regarding culture. Cultural conflict though, can make a person become stronger and give them a sense of being their own person II. Introduction Paragraph 2 Overview and Background In the novel Bless Me, Ultima, by Rudolfo Anaya, it deals with the protagonist Antonio Marez, having to go through cultural conflict.
Telemachus must find his strength, courage and hope to save his mother and his kingdom from the wrath of the suitors. Children who grow up in a single parent home can have a sacrificed childhood, can grow up too fast and may need to learn life skills from others. Children of single
(2015), finding one’s ethnic identity is key to the well-being and psychological adjustment of the child. Moreover, learning foreign customs places strain on a child’s development. This is supported by Patel (2007), who suggests that having a biracial identity can lead to both inner conflict and conflict within society, especially when adoptees feel racially categorized by others. Thus, does transracial adoption impact the child’s ethnic identity?
The kids have to decide who they want to live with and they gain independence through that and by deciding when they want to see their other parent that they don 't live with. Divorced parents have a lot of independence as well as the kids, the parents get a break from the father or mother of the kids. Don 't rescue your child from a
As a child grows up it is harder to have good family management. As a child becomes an adolescent having clear family routines and also nurturing the child’s growing autonomy is beneficial (Antunes). Violence can have lasting negative impacts on children and having a family that cares for them can help prevent that (Antunes). The problem is it is hard for many parents in low-income communities to support their children given their lifestyle. Lack of parental care and nurture perpetuates violence especially if the relationships within the family are already abusive (Kramer).
For instance, teenagers are at the in between stage of where they are trying to grow up and leave their childhood behind. Although they are still living at home under their parents rules, they need all the preparation they could get since they will be leaving their homes soon. In the article, Tethered teens: Becoming too dependent on parents,” Gregory Ramey states “Teens become used to contacting their parents to deal with a myriad of minor issues.” In other words, this transition is more difficult than it has to be when teenagers are clinged onto their parents. As teenagers get older they must learn to be independent so they won't be caught by surprise when they face the reality of things not always being done for them. Independence can only aid to productivity in the long run.
Both examples clearly show assimilation happening, the source explains it while the quote from the novel gives you an example of it happening among children of different cultures. Moving on, because of this acculturation happening among children of different cultures parents are coming down even harder on them to not lose their roots and adapt to the new way of life that they are living in. For instance, Jeffrey Bilik says that, “Fearful of losing their native culture, Bengali immigrants remain close to one another in South Indian enclaves, and socialize their children...as conservative and close as possible, refusing acculturation...the children, on the other hand, begin to embrace new cultural and societal norms as they enter more public spheres, such as that of public school”(Bilik). In comparison to that, in The Namesake, this is clearly shown when Gogol at a young age tries to distance himself from his Bengali culture when he felt like he was to forced into it. He himself states that, “He didn 't want to go home on the weekends, to go with them to pujos and Bengali parties, to remain unquestionably in their world”(Lahiri
This shows that kids who have high expectations end up getting lost in life, and the parents need to stop trying to focus on what the children do, and focus more on who they are. This relates to the Socs because the parents of the socs constantly want them to keep their image, and won’t allow them around the greasers because of their reputation. In conclusion, the Socs are expected to keep up an image and do what is expected of
It affects their moods, personality and has potential to be a detriment to their lives especially when growing up. In the earlier years of a child’s upbringing, it is imperative to have both of your parents to be together and with the family. This because children not knowing any better need both figures present and would feel so lost in certain aspects if mom or dad were absent. For example,
I feel like a parent should not tell their child who to date. Maybe who not too. Parents have the right to share their opinion especially when that relationship they are seeing is bad for their child. I feel like you shouldn’t date someone your family already disapproves of, because even if you hope that eventually they will approve of him/her they probably won’t you will just have lingering parents disapproval. Although it is that childs achievement to learn from the mistakes they have had.
Refugees have to up and leave everything from their homes and come to a new country. Without the knowledge of the language or culture, it’s hard to make friends, making people unwilling to become your friend. Giving refugees a chance and helping them you can learn that they are just like you and everyone else. After leaving everything behind, refugees children, such as Ha, have to deal with bullying from peers and adapt to a new school culture. Refugees want to have friends and be accepted by their peers, but doing so can be difficult and turn their lives inside out.
A tension between Indian parent and their children is how close of a family they are as opposed to American Families. In American society it’s not rare for teenagers to be autonomous, but children from different backgrounds (immigrant families) face a problem when they try to be autonomous. “Young Indian- Americans of high school and college are comparing themselves with their non-Indian classmates, and repeatedly express frustration at their own parents efforts to restrict their movements, monitor their behavior and make decisions for them”( Lessinger, 109). Indian immigrant children are more exposed to the cultural and agree that the cultural of growing up early is unknown to their parents. This sheltered, nurturing life cause problem for