Multiracial Culture

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People don’t need to fit a mold that other people think they should fit. In this essay, I will argue that every culture has its preferred description of human distinction, but there is no ideal title to their racial background. The United States is known for its multicultural abundance. But to that, there are a lot of disputes concerning the proper titles to those who share more than one heritage background. The main topic that most multiracial people face is not properly fitting into their categorized groups or fulfilling into it. In some cases, depending on where one might be, it creates a portrait of what they think one is. For instance, some people might assume you speak Spanish in a Hispanic community due to your physical appearances…show more content…
“This was their professor?’’ This little man, five foot nine at most and not even American, was going to teach them about cowboys?’’ He did not only not fit into the stereotypical teacher but as a husband as well. Lee’s mother in law never accepted the fact that her daughter, Marilyn, went against her will and married someone Asian. For their children, it was very difficult to fit into their community. Since they were biracial people often had a hard time identifying them. As well for themselves, they had difficulties trying to fit into their categorized group of Asian American. “Only once, on the first day of kindergarten, had Stacey has spoken to her directly: “Do Chinese people have belly buttons?” In that instance, for example, many people go around uninformed and assume things that aren’t true about different cultures. A stereotype many people often say is that Asians have really tiny eyes. Things like this that go said around town creates this racial profile of people among the…show more content…
“You’ll will be like my brothers.” You will be a Luna, António. “You will be a man of the people, and perhaps a priest.” His mother, on one hand, wanted him to adopt her family’s admiration for Catholicism. On the other hand, his father wanted him to become a strong man who could grow up to be a cowboy just like him. In a way, you could say Antonio shared more than a friendship with Ultima. In a sense, you can say they both had trouble with fitting in their lives. Ultima’s rituals were seen as witchcraft and people profiled her. Antonio often was seen as the little priest. But he had other plans for himself once he grew up. He even played the role of a priest in school when he pretended to confess his classmates. He became into conflict onto which cultural belief he should adopt. People are often profiled or categorized as well by what others condemn them to be. For example, Narciso had a rough traumatic experience in the war, but people in the town didn’t take that into consideration. They rather trust on their own assumptions and they saw him as an untrusted alcoholic. Ultima throughout the book teaches Antonio to embrace all the cultural influences in his life. “He must know the value of his education,” she insisted. “He must know what he can become.” “A priest.” During the book, Tony parents have a discussion on what cultural background Antonio
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