Analysis Of Hotel On The Corner Of Bitter And Sweet By Jamie Ford

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“High expectations are the key to everything.” This quote by Sam Walton, who claims how these expectations tend to inspire and courage us to achieve higher in life and nobody else can prevent from doing it if we have desire to do it. Every parent has had expectations and goals for their children’s that play a huge role in their life in shaping a better opportunities and future. In the novel, Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet by Jamie Ford, he describes how Henry’s father have a lot of expectations for his son, how he wants him to go to all-white school as a scholar student, become like an American person. These expectations created a lot of conflicts with their relationship with each other, sometimes high expectations from parents can make them disappointed from our actions when the expectations are not met. It is expecting to show that his father’s expectations for his son often created a lot of conflicts with each other because he does not want to do what his father wanted him to do. In comparison, my mother has a lot of expectations from me for following the family rules that I should not break. While there are a lot of things that our parents expect for their children, the main expectations they have from us are following cultural tradition, following family rules, and being self-disciplined to others; however, it also can create a lot of conflicts between their relationships for not living upon their expectations. Parents have so many expectations for their…

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