Chinese Mothers Are Superior Analysis

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All mothers want their children to be successful, but the Chinese out do all other ethnicities. Parenting is not an easy job. It takes hard work and dedication, something the Chinese manage to do very thoroughly. Chinese young, do not have the freedom that a child in western culture would have. They grow up in a very disciplinary environment. The mothers make sure of this. Chinese mothers have more successful children because they do not allow their kids to have a large social life or do anything they find that could impair or derail their success, they talk down to their children when they rebel or make a mistake, to straighten their attitude, to encourage, and show them what they’re doing wrong, and they are willing to put in the time, to …show more content…
Amy Chua also mentions her parents calling her garbage, in her article. (Chua “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior”) Then after being called such a horrible thing to any western family, she said she realized what she had done wrong and felt terrible. Chua, knew she was not garbage and that her parent did not really think that about her. The child was not scarred emotionally for life. This experience explains that Chinese mothers assume fortitude, not weakness. Western families are more concerned about feelings, whereas the Chinese are not. A Chinese mother can order their kids, to however they feel is straight. She can tell her children “you need to work out more, because you are getting fat,” or “you are terrible at playing the piano, you need to practice more.” They don’t say these things to hurt their children, they do this to help them realize their wrong doings, and grow as a stronger person. This leads to success and a less emotional individual that understands life doesn’t always shape to how you think it should be. The child will become an adult that understands the positivity in constructive …show more content…
These strict mothers are very dedicated to their children. Amy Chua in her article said “Chinese mothers get in trenches, putting in long hours tutoring, training, interrogating and spying on their kids.” (Chua “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior” paragraph 17) They sacrifice so much of their own time in order to further their children’s education, music, and overall future. In doing so, they believe their children owe them for all that they do. Chinese mothers think they know exactly what is best for their children; they take their own preferences and put them before their child’s interests. The children then spend the rest of their lives repaying them by doing as their parents say and making them

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