Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior By Hanna Rosin

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Many parents have different ways of raising their children to become successful. In the article “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior” Amy Chua explains how Chinese parenting are better than western parenting. While in the article “Mother Inferior” Hanna Rosin explains that western parenting is a better ways of raising their children. Both think that their method of raising their child are better than the others. While both authors discuss parenting, they differ in the way they praise their child, the ways they punish their child, and the manner they speak to the child. Firstly, while both authors discuss parenting, they differ in the way they praise their child. In the article “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior” Amy Chua says that “When Chinese parents understand is that nothing is fun until you’re good at it” (1). On the other hand, in the article “Mother Inferior” Hanna Rosin says that “I wanted them to be coddled and never to experience hardship” (2). Chua’s way of praising her child is not to praise because it expected to be exceptional in their education. While Rosin’s way of praising is to give positive reinforcement because she doesn’t want to put their child down. Many Chinese parents tell their children that they can do better if their son or daughter bring a test with a B letter grade or below. However western parents praise their child if they bring a test with B letter grade. Many Chinese parents think if they praise their children that they won’t be motivated to do

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