Overseas Chinese Essays

  • Essay On Vegetarian Festival

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    tourist attraction place both natural and cultural tourism. However, Vegetarian festival is the most famous festival which remarkable history of Sino-Thai culture. From time to time, Vegetarian festival is a represent of contemporary generation of overseas Chinese and locals in Phuket and now is prevail into international level. Important assumptions to deal with modern tourism started with 1. Cultural tourism Tourism that change

  • The Development Of The American Dream In 'Two Kinds'

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    civilizations to the modern day, twenty-first century world, the society has deprived countless individuals of their inner self, forcing many to lock away their creativity and individuality deep within themselves. In the short story “Two Kinds”, Jing-Mei, a Chinese-American girl, struggles with independence and the development of her identity. As the story advances, Jing-Mei learns how to balance her mother’s wants with her own needs. The story is set in an American-Asian immigrant family, with Jing-Mei’s mother

  • Dagote Cement Case Study

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    1.3 Implication of Dangote Cement’s Strategic Intent Dangote’s current strategic intent is focused towards ensuring that the company continues to expand its product line and improving its production efficiency in order to maintain its lead in the cement marketplace. The continuous production of cement will increase the rate of infrastructural development in Nigeria and will definitely improve the performance of the company (Tarabieh & Al-alak 2011). The acquisition of smaller cement plants will definitely

  • Tiananmen Square Analysis

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    thus presented with Tiananmen Square as a place where society’s frustrations are heard and treated with the seriousness they deserve. Tiananmen Square is further shown as marking a damaging period in Chinese history. In the book, the authors present the little known aspirations of frustrated Chinese. Lisa Zhang is used as representative character who is nursing an ambition to study in the United States so as to earn a gateway to a better life. Tiananmen Square is projected as the final let out of

  • The Impact Of Globalization On China

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    All countries have different levels of globalization and they’re all determined by many indicators. In China, it’s quite different. Even though China is considered as an MEDC, many provinces are not very developed. This is because China is a huge country with an immense population which makes it harder for the government to develop the country as a whole. That said, globalization is still a huge part in China’s development and globalization affects many different factors of the country. The factors

  • Immanuel Kant's On Perpetual Peace

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    Human nature has progress in time from the barbarian to civilized mankind, from undemocratic to be more liberal and democratic. The civilization of human nature growth matured into a more structured values, culture and norms, institutions, system and rule of law to govern the domestic and international relation of states. The idea of a democratic state does not go to war has become a very influential theory among liberalist scholars. ‘On Perpetual Peace’ - Democratic peace theory (DPT) introduced

  • Daughter Of The Yellow River Analysis

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    Diana Lu, born in the time of a dark and confused period MaoZeDong’s Cultural Revolution in China was forced to leave their comfortable homes and middle class life in the city. She is a person who inspires others through her life story that she shared in this book “Daughter of the Yellow River, passionate and determined to create a better life for herself after all the struggles she’ve been through in her childhood days she had decided to have a life based on her own talents and dreams. She describes

  • Battle Hymn Of The Tiger Mother Summary

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    differences in the usage of parenting methods in Chinese and Westerners culture. The author has personally raised her children in a highly strict manner so her children succeed in life and academics. Chua often refers to the term “Chinese mother” that describes her parenting style apart from Western parents. The main purpose of this article is to show the two parenting techniques and how they affect the child 's success. Amy Chua’s intense Chinese mother style is extremely hard on children. The

  • Red Scarf Girl Character Analysis

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    Cultural revolution The Red Scarf Girl, Ji-Li Jiang is a girl who lived the Chinese Cultural Revolution, a time of fear when all the laws of China broke down, At the start life was good for Ji-Li she was good in academics and she was a social person but as the book progressed Ji-Li’s life was starting to be ruined by Bad Academics because teachers were considered Four Olds (Something that is from the Old Chinese Culture) because Chairman Mao(a communist revolutionary) wanted to “Revolutionize"

  • Analysis Of Chinese Cinderella

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    “Please believe that one single positive dream is more important than a thousand negative realities.” This text is written in the preface of Adeline Yen Mah’s second book, Chinese Cinderella, originally published on September 1999 by Delacorte Press. The author, Adeline Yen Mah (嚴君玲), is a retired doctor in the United States whose passion is to write since childhood. She was once a chief physician specializing in anesthesiology; however, after the publication of her first novel, Falling Leaves,

  • Parental Involvement In School

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    One of the factors that can affect the student’s performance in school is the involvement of parents. Parental Involvement alludes to the level of participation of parents to their child’s school and personal life. (Ireland, 2014) In school, it is typically gauged by the attendance at meetings, presence at events and offering a hand to councils. (Child Trends, 2013) There are some factors that can affect the parental involvement. Socio-political factors include negative experiences and socio economic

  • The Origin Of Iban

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    way of life Introduction Ibans make up almost 30% of Sarawak’s population. (The Iban, n.d.) In 1947, they occupy one over three of the population in Malaya during that time. However, they stay in rural area meanwhile the majority of Malays and Chinese stay in the cities. (The History of Iban, n.d.) Nowadays, a majority of the Ibans live in Sarawak, Sabah and some of them live in west Malaysia. Origins In Kayan language, the name of Iban means immigrant. During the period of British colonialism

  • Compare And Contrast Two Sisters

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    (1) The difference between the life experiences of the two sisters is their vastly different lifestyles. The main difference is the amount of freedom they had. The first sister lived in China. The women brought up in the Chinese culture “never left home” and had freedom “stolen from them at birth”. This shows us that the first sister led a very restricted lifestyle under the influence of a strict culture. The ability “to move freely was a luxury” as they had to go through foot binding. After their

  • A Summary Of The Joy Luck Club

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    Tan sets all her novels within the circle of the Chinese American family and inside the minds and psyches of the family members. Tan takes her readers into pre-Communist Chinese society in which the aristocratic family is the visible evidence of unwritten rules that require absolute filial piety, that sanction hierarchies based on gender and class, that condone concubinage and the virtual enslavement of women within arranged marriages, and that stress above everything else the importance of saving

  • Gender Changes In The Mao Era

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    Intro What does it mean to have grown up in the Mao era? This book is a collection of memories by nine Chinese women who grew up during the Mao era and now live in the United States. The authors attend to gender in a way that most males have barely noticed and they also reflect and share their lives in the United States. In this book, it contains as varied as these women’s lives. The burgeoning rebellion of a young girl in northeast China. A girl’s struggles to obtain for herself the education her

  • Les Femmes C Est Du Chinois Analysis

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    it is “Women, It's all Chinese to me.” Some people may not make heads of tails of it as obviously there are plentiful nationalities of women in this world. Indeed “c’est du chinois” is a French idiom that is often used to indicate something incomprehensible, and similar expressions that bring up about Chinese can also be found in many other Western languages, such as Dutch “Dat is Chinees voor mij!”(This is Chinese to me), Estonian “See on nagu hiina keel!” (It's like Chinese) and Czech “Mluvím s Číňanem

  • Essay On Lack Of Quality Education

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    How does a lack of quality education affect an individual? A person’s entire livelihood is usually affected by the education they got in school. Requirements of good jobs consider the quality of education one received, meaning that those who went to poor-quality schools are at a risk of unemployment or low income jobs. Consequently, living in low standards will cause them to be unable to cater for their basic necessities. NATIONAL PERSPECTIVE What is the effect of lack of quality education? The risk

  • The Film Analysis Of The Film Mulan

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    expectation that girls have in order not to bring shame to their families ,when researching about this specific part of the film I learned that in China they have a key component within the Chinese society that are to honor one’s parents and ancestor and “Ideal Wife Stereotype” which states that within the Chinese culture women needs to achieve specific characteristics in order to be accepted for marriage, and that for them to bring honor to their families they must get married, and they need the matchmaker’s

  • Joy Luck Club Analysis

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    What effects do different cultures take on mothers (Chinese) and daughters (American) throughout the book? The book “The Joy Luck Club” takes on an interesting way to present it’s plot to readers. It consists of the telling of the stories of four Chinese mothers (before they immigrated to the United States) in the first four chapters. Following this is the stories of these mother’s daughters (again, in four chapters). This “organization” of the first half of the story is key to allow the reader

  • The Disney Animated Film: Mulan

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    The Disney animated movie (Mulan) is inspired by a medieval Chinese legend, which is about a young woman who joins the army to save her father 's life. The legend has countless variations, although the earliest is called "Mulan Shi" or "Mulan Poem", written between 386 AD and 533 AD. The Disney version differs from the myth, while not paying attention to the accuracies of the legend, they go in the direction of looking for self-worth, feminism, and romance. This creates many historical inaccuracies