In Search Of Sangum Asha Analysis

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When we reflected on the stories of Someday My Elders Will be Proud and In Search of Sangam we came together as a group and reflected on each story. In the first story Someday My Elders Will be Proud.A native American woman named Jean from Bismarck, North Dakota, tells the story of how she experienced two completely different worlds. She talks about how her mother raised her and her three brothers after their father left them when she was very young. When the children were young, their mother would go to work and their drunk, abusive uncle would care for them. The abuse from her uncle left emotional scars. Jean does well in high school and qualifies for a scholarship for an elite secondary school. She felt out of place since she couldn't really…show more content…
He pointed out that the particularities of a given culture determine the nature and manner of functioning of societal institutions that influence how children think and learn. The case In Search of Sangum, Asha deals with the conflict of two completely different cultures. In one culture she must act as the “perfect Indian daughter” in her home and the other culture she must be an independent American woman outside of her home. In Someday, My Elders Will be Proud, where Jean experienced two completely different worlds. She talks about how her mother raised her and her three brothers after their father left them when she was very young and when the children were young, their mother would go to work, and their drunk, abusive uncle would care for them. The Self and Identity concept also related to In Search of Sangum because she is struggling to find herself and figure out who she was. Overall these two stories definitely had their difference and similarities and tie into one

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