Tiger Moms

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In modern society, more and more people concert about the influence that parents affect their kids. So there are two stories which catch people’s eyes. In the story “Two Kinds” and “Tiger Moms” which wrote by Annie Murphy Paul and Amy Tan, the heroes of stories are Amy’s mother and Amy Chua respectively. The difference is that Amy Chua is crueler than Amy’s mother. However those two characters both hope their kids have wonderful career in the future. Firstly, Amy’s mother and Amy Chua are expected their children to have a special talent that will help them a lot in the future. In the story “Tiger Moms”, the writer wrote” I really don’t have any particular career path in mind for Sophia and Lulu, as long as they feel passionate about it and…show more content…
In the story” Tiger Moms” the writer wrote” with no breaks for water or even the bathroom, until at last Lulu learned to play the piece.” This quote mean Amy abused her kids by unreasonable rules. For instance, do not allow them to go to bathroom or drink water during study time. As we know, 7 years old children are hard to learn new skills, so we need to encourage them. We also know children’s psychological health is important. Thus this way is not appropriate for children education. Amy Chua treat child like a robot, that is very bad. By contrast, Amy’s mother did allow her daughter to watch TV or playing. In the story “Two Kinds”, the writer wrote” She got up – the TV broke into loud piano music.” These quote means she watched the TV with her daughter. This is the main reason that she forced her daughter learn piano because she envied another girl who performed on TV. It is significant because it let us know she allowed her kids to watched TV shows. To summarize, Amy’s mother was more kind than Amy Chua in daily life. She didn’t set up too many rules for kids. Overall, In the story “Two Kinds” and “Tiger Moms” which wrote by Annie Murphy Paul and Amy Tan, Amy’s mother was more kind than Amy Chua in daily life but both of them expect their children to have a glorious
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