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  • Reflective Essay On Woman Warrior

    In the book Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston, Kingston 's mother Brave Orchid tells many stories about her past that she believes have lessons behind them, lessons that Kingston should learn from and can help shape her. Her mother wants Kingston to follow the role of a Chinese woman. Brave Orchid believes Kingston should learn something from the stories and in some cases not do what was done. While telling these stories she tells Kingston what she should know about them to shape her into the role of a Chinese woman. Kingston does not want to follow the role of a chinese woman. She finds the traditional role to be strict. The Chinese believe women should stay home and take care of the family while men go out and do the hard work. Kingston feels other Chinese woman can go out and do anything they want. They can be more than just a housewife. Kingston 's mother Brave Orchid tells her the story called No Name Woman. The story is about Kingston 's aunt, her father 's sister. Kingston 's father did not consider her aunt as his sister. In the article Liping Zhang quotes “She was to inferior to have a place in the family history. She was to shameful to be mentioned”(Mothers control vs. Daughters freedom: Voices from Kingston 's The Woman Warrior, 1671). Kingston 's father never talked about her or mention her, it was as if she didn 't ever exist. Her aunt was married but her husband had sailed to America. Kingston 's mother started to think the aunt was pregnant but couldn 't…

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  • Disney Gender Roles

    She points out that Disney has made changes in attempt to recreate the princess image. For instance, an ethnic flare was added when Mulan, Pocahontas, and Aladdin came out. Merida was also added to the Disney roster to change the stereotype inferring that a princess needs a prince. By including the opposing side to the article, Bartyzel strategically wins over the “on the fence” audience. She then adds emotional appeal by incorporating articles by Peggy Orenstein and Psychotherapist Mary…

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  • Deng Xiaoping In China

    In past the Chinese history, many Chinese peoples had been seen already up and down. Many long time ago, in the China some Qing dynasty ruled out and their harassment, unlawful mode of behavior, and they were corrupted from top to bottom. In between, country foundation was loose from the tremor corruption. After this era, China gave some powerful great men to the country. His name was Deng Xiaoping and his revolutionary thoughts, ideology, legendry image to help in china become great. In term…

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  • The Consequences Of The Great Leap Forward And The Cultural Revolution

    Mao is still to this day treated like a hero to the country of China. Nevertheless, in Mao’s later years he became slightly less harsh and did improve the lives of many of the Chinese. For example, Mao helped raise the status of women, improved literacy, increased the amount of people going to school, and even enhanced health care in China (“Mao Tse-Tung Biography”). Though, later in his life, he decided to try to close all of the schools and redesign the curriculum so that the youth would not…

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  • Compare And Contrast Mao Tse Tuang

    After World War II, China fell into a civil war, and came out with no centralized government. Mao Tse Tung, leader of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), began to bring China back onto its feet. When Mao died, Deng Xiaoping, leader of the Nationalists, did what he believed to be best for all of China. While both of these men wanted what they thought would be best for China, their techniques of doing so varied tremendously. Both Mao Tse Tung and Deng Xiaoping vary in their ideal visions for modern…

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  • The Rise Of The Qing Dynasty

    confess to crime and then humiliated them in public. Later those people were sent to labor camps. Two notable people against the cultural revolution were Zhou Enki and Deng Xiaoping. The cultural revolution ended when Mao died in 1976. Before the death of Mao, Hua Guofeng, was designated to take Mao’s place. Hua Guofeng only lasted for two years. During this time the battle between Hardliners and Reformists grew as each group battled for power. In 1978, reformists Deng Xiaoping became the leader…

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  • An Explanation Of Robert Frost's The Road Not Taken

    Discourse Malcolm Gladwell says, "Epidemics are sensitive to the conditions and circumstances of the times and places in which they occur" The famous line “I took the one less travelled by” from Robert Frost’s “The Road Not taken” is attributed as being one of the most misunderstood phrases in modern literature. The line which endures the place on the tongue of many hopeful fathers is really an indictment of Frosts anticipation of remorse of his future self - having taken the road less…

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  • Rise And Fall Of Mao Zedong

    Even in the years after his death, from 1976 to 1991, Mao was used to frame the ensuing power struggle for leadership of China, Chinese foreign relations, ideology concerning domestic policy, perspectives of dissent, and the legitimacy of the CPC. Mao’s death left a power vacuum that yielded a struggle amongst Hua Guofeng, the Gang of Four, and Deng Xiaoping, in which Mao’s…

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  • The Impact Of The Cultural Revolution In China

    Since the late 1970s, China has experienced unprecedented economic growth and development. Established in 1949, the People’s Republic of China, under the governance of Mao Zedong and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) set forth to achieve national unity, social and economic change and freedom from foreign interference (Cienciala, 1999). Mao’s economy was established by 1952, and was a socialist, command economy (Mitter, 2008). Started on the simple principle frequently stated by Deng Xiaoping,…

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  • The Consequences Of Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution

    “It will be like that until someone decides to change it. All of it. But how did you change an entire culture? Revolutions were about politics, not perceptions, weren 't they?” (“A Quote from Infidel”). I believe this quote really defines what the Cultural Revolution was all about because the Cultural Revolution started with one man with a vision to shape China’s future, and that man was Mao Zedong. He wanted to spread his ideologies across China and impose his beliefs. He paved the way for the…

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