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    Chinese Americans The United States is a big country which has enormous influence on other countries. This in fact attracted many individuals to come out of their societies and move to the US. Thus, the US society can be explained as the salad bowl societies, where different cultures exists in one place, but they don’t overrule each other. One of the most important of these groups are Chinese Americans. However, being in a community with a majority of Chinese students attracted me to gather information and understand their movement to the US. As a result, I have decided to mention them in this paper, and mention where do they live in the US, the population of Chinese Americans, their festivals and if do they have some typical food.…

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    such as race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, social economic factors as well as physical abilities and political affiliation. As such, there are many diverse groups in America. Among these groups, Asian Americans make up the largest group. As of 2010 they constitute 5% of the total population of the United States (United States Census Bureau, 2010). According to the census Bureau (2010), the population of the Chinese Americans will have increased to 9.3% by 2050.…

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    American Born Chinese, by Gene Luen Yang and Amreeka, by Cherien Dabis present ideas of people’s struggles with self-identification from different approaches of the same means of rhetoric. The creators of these texts both use pathos as a form of articulation to show that people from different backgrounds are not easily accepted into society. However, they each appeal to a different emotion. American Born Chinese appeals to the reader’s sense of amusement by using comedic, stereotypic, and racial…

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    When my father first immigrated from China to America, he was nervous, bittersweet about leaving his native country, but mostly excited. To him and thousands of others like him, America was a sign of a life of new opportunity. Growing up, my life was a blend of American and Chinese cultures. As a young child, I was always unsure if I was more American or Chinese, or even both. I didn’t feel like I fit into any of those categories. Living in America, I was viewed as Chinese because of the…

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    world full of standards to live up to, they might begin to lose themselves throughout the journey. For example, an individual may adjust their identity to reach the ideal life that every person dreams to aspire. We are never happy with who we are and what we have, we always want more; however, people are dismissing the conception of acceptance. In the book, “American Born Chinese” written by Gene Luen Yang, the American religious experience is accepting yourself. Once a person does this, their…

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    It’s really hard for people to accept themselves and sometimes it had to do with weight, looks, grades, and even cultural identity. Getting bullied about it makes it a lot worse. Gene Luen Yang talks about this topic in his Graphic Novel, American Born Chinese. American Born Chinese is about three characters, Jin Wang, Danny and The Monkey King. They all have a problem with accepting themselves and the way there lives are. They go through they’re journey on trying to reach self acceptance. As…

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    American Born Chinese American Born Chinese is a novel written by Gene Luen Yang and told in three different storylines which resolve as one in the end. The three main characters are the Monkey King, a monkey born from a stone who acquires supernatural powers a legendary monkey and leads over the Flower Fruit Mountain, Jin Wang, a second-generation Chinese American who is trying to fit in with his new culture, and Danny, an American boy that has an weird Chinese cousin Chin-Kee who visits every…

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    American Born Chinese, by Gene Luen Yang and Amreeka, by Cherien Dabis present ideas of people’s struggles with self-identification through similar, yet different means of rhetoric. Furthermore, the creators of these texts both use pathos as a form of articulation to show that people from different backgrounds are not easily accepted into society, however, they each appeal to a different emotion. American Born Chinese appeals to the reader’s sense of amusement by using comedic, stereotypic, and…

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    The notion that changing the physical behaviors and countenances to fit into another group of people with different identities does not alter the identity of each person is a prominent theme throughout Gene Luen Yang’s book American Born Chinese. There are three main characters throughout the entire book, Monkey King, Jin Wang, and Danny, who all exemplify the theme of immigration. Monkey King identified himself as a god since he built his kingdom, but when he was not accepted by gods and…

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    these stereotypes by effectively challenging their substance. American Born Chinese effectively challenges…

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