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    When web culture enters academic vision, it is also the time to indicate the existence of girl-oriented subculture. In this new field, China can be a special example in many ways, and this makes Chinese girl-oriented subculture an interesting topic. First, a large part of girl-oriented subculture I discuss here is inherited from Japan, including the terms such as “danmei” and “fujoshi”. The different is, Japanese girl subculture started before the Internet age, while the growing up of Chinese girl-oriented subculture cannot separated from the thriving of Internet. Both danmei and fujoshi connect with Japanese Dojin culture that generated in the late 19 century (Wang 2008). “Dojin” in Japanese is people who share the same interest, or fans of…

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    Her mind wanders as she drags her pudgy form across the hatched navy carpeting, but her eyes remain fixed on the girl perched on the edge of the threadbare sofa, feet dangling within inches of the floor. And when the girl plants herself firmly on the ground and strides down the hallway in the opposite direction, the toddler’s innocent face fills with admiration. But her own feet quiver beneath the weight of her infantile body, rendering her incapable of standing on her own; she looks up to her…

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    under 30 years old, and the baby boomers of the 1950s and 1960s were starting to have children of their own. In the same year, to combat the rapidly growing population, the Chinese government imposed a policy in which couples were allowed to have only one child. This policy was enforced by forced abortions, sterilizations, and fines to families with two or more children. Confucian patriarchal tradition has been very influential to Chinese custom and has a bias against girls and women. This…

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    the expectations. In the 1960s girls were not thought as strong or independent, especially if they were a person of color like most of Esperanza´s community. Esperanza and her great-grandmother were both born in the chinese year of the horse. Females born in the chinese year of the horse were said to have bad luck. Esperanza said, ¨I think this is a chinese lie because chinese, like mexicans, don't like their women strong¨ (pg.10). Esperanza is aware that in her society men have control and…

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    This book called “The Chinese Cinderella”. It’s by a woman named Adeline Yen Mah. The Genre of the book Autobiographical Fiction. This story took place in China through 1941-1951. This book tells the life of the author growing up as child. This story is about a girl named Adeline Yen Mah. She was born in Tianjin, her mother dies a few weeks after she was born so her family despises her for that tragic moment.She plays the role of a little sweet girl. Her father wish for nothing to left of her…

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    The SRB, which stands for The Sex Ratio at Birth, an organization, claimed that the ratio of males and females has risen over the past few decades. The ratio was 107(boys) to 102(girls) in 1996; however, in 2007, the number came to 125 boys over 101 girls. Until recently, the ratio was becoming 112 boys to 104 girls; the population of females almost stays the same within a decade (Susan. #par.11#)! Owing to one child policy, the abortion ratio in China is increasing. A firm called Gesellschaft…

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    Many women seek equality, yet they find difficulty in achieving it due to the pervasiveness of gender stereotypes. The idea that “a girl should be a damsel in distress” or that a girl must “look pretty for men” still lingers around in today’s society. From a young age, little girls are indoctrinated into playing with dolls, makeup, baking cupcakes, and wearing flowery dresses. Girls are expected to sit still and listen; subservience is emphasized for girls, while disobedience is expected by…

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    Raven Moore 4/14/2015 Soc 110-02 Dr. Pitts It’s a Girl-Reflection Paper After watching the video “It’s a Girl”, my eyes were opened to the cruelty and unfairness of the world. I realized how blessed I am to live in America, and how if I were to have been born in countries such as India or China, my life may not be as good as I have it now. In countries such as China and India having a daughter is considered a burden, and is often very dehumanized by China’s and India’s society. In India, a…

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    translated. Some main reasons behind these occurrences are language barriers. Inside the memoir Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan, the chinese idea of "loy luck" can't be translated. The lack of ability to decipher this idea due to language barriers is one of the primary themes of this novel since it powers the lack of comprehension between the girls and other people. The failure to decipher certain things causes a lack of ability to express emotions, false interpretation of others, and unwanted…

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    What is a ‘stereotype’? A stereotype is an image or idea that people have towards something or group of people that the idea is commonly wrong. A stereotype would be that girls are not good at sports. This is a just Hypothesis from girls and all the people think that it’s true; girls are not good at sports. If some girls are not good at sports it doesn’t mean that whole population are not good at sport and there is so many girls that they are so smart at sports. How characters in the sitcom…

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